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If you are looking for a robust solution for traffic management then read the following article. It shares the details about road safety audit and road sign installation. Widen your knowledge about traffic management and learn how you can seek the right guidance from a reputed company. – PowerPoint PPT presentation

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Title: Preventing Accidents with Road Safety Audits

Preventing Accidents with Road Safety Audits
Road Safety Audits are an integral part of
traffic management to ensure that everyone
walking or driving on roads are safe. These
audits are normally conducted by both public as
well as private authorities. Timely audits are
important to ensure the proper installation of
safety signs and other equipment. This helps in
reducing the number of accidents while improving
traffic discipline. If you walk down the road in
your city, you will find the various types of
signs and equipment to control or maintain the
traffic. You will find signboards, bumpers,
traffic signal, check post and more. In a road,
tshaefeintyspaeucdtiotrs evaluate the functioning
of these signs and evaluate traffic control.
Here we are enlisting a few road sign
installation widely used for effective traffic
  • All traffic signs are classified majorly into
    three types
  • Mandatory signs
  • Cautionary signs
  • Informatory signs
  • Road sign installations are known to be the
    silent translator of road rules and regulation
    for the people on the road. They are very
    efficient in maintaining the traffic discipline
    even in the absence of any traffic police.
  • Mandatory Signs These signs are used to create
    awareness among the people about the basic rule
    and regulation to ensure proficient traffic
    management. These signs mainly constitute to
    those with restrictive obligation, prohibitions
    and other orders.

  • Here is the list of few important mandatory
  • road signs installations
  • Stop
  • No entry
  • Speed limit
  • One way
  • Prohibited- Right turn, horns, U-turn, left turn
  • Compulsory ahead, turn left, turn right and many
  • These signs are mandatory to be followed by the
    citizens. Any violations of these signs can have
    legal complications as they are in compliance
    with legal rules and regulations.
  • Cautionary Signs As the name suggests these
    signs are used to warn the drivers and people
    walking on the road for the existing hazards.

  • In response to these signs, road users should
    take the necessary step to avoid any unforeseen
    accidents. These signs are thoroughly evaluated
    during the road safety audit in the respective
    region. This category includes the following
  • Right or left-hand curve
  • Right or left-hand pin bend
  • Reverse bend
  • Steep ascent and descent
  • Narrow road ahead
  • Road widens ahead
  • Slippery road
  • Loose gravel
  • Pedestrian crossing
  • School ahead
  • Man at work
  • Crossroad
  • Gap in median and more

  • Informatory Signs The major purpose of
    installing informatory signs is to guide the
    people on roads. It includes signs which will
    help road users to reach a destination, find the
    right path, estimate the distance, historical
    details, restrooms, hotels and many other
    facilities in their nearby zone. Some of the
    common examples of informatory road sign
    installation are
  • Public telephone
  • Petrol pump
  • Hospital
  • First aid post
  • Eateries
  • Restrooms
  • Parking zone
  • Distance
  • Emergency contact help and more

If you are looking for a company, who can help
you with road safety audits or road signs
installation, then contact Traffic Engineering
Australia. We are a team of dedicated experts
catering to a wide variety of traffic management
requirements across Australia. With years of
experience, we know how to sort any traffic
problem. We provide a range of traffic
management solution to maintain and control the
traffic flow across the city. Our services
include road safety audits, road signs installati
ons, traffic guidance, traffic engineering
solutions, renewal traffic management and
more. To know more about our services feel free
to contact our team. You can also visit our
website to gain better insights into our working