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I. Signs
Information and direction signs

These signs tell you about distances and destinations. They are usually rectangular with a green background and white letters. Other signs with different colours guide you to facilities, services and attractions.

Here are some common information and direction signs:

Shows directions to nearby towns and cities.
an information or direction sign
Shows the distances in kilometres to towns and cities on the road.
an information or direction sign
Various exit signs are used on freeways. In urban areas, many exit ramps have more than one lane. Overhead and ground-mounted signs help drivers choose the correct lane to exit or stay on the freeway.
an information or direction sign
Advance signs use arrows to show which lanes lead off the freeway. Signs are also posted at the exit.
an information or direction sign
Sometimes one or more lanes may lead off the freeway. The arrows matching the exit lanes are shown on the advance sign in a yellow box with the word 'exit' under them.
an information or direction sign
Freeway interchanges or exits have numbers that correspond to the distance from the beginning of the freeway. For example, interchange number 204 on Highway 401 is 204 kilometres from Windsor, where the freeway begins. Distances can be calculated by subtracting one interchange number from another.
an information or direction sign
The term 'VIA' is used to describe the roads that must be followed to reach a destination.
an information or direction sign
Shows the upcoming roundabout exists and where they will take you.
an information or direction sign
These signs change according to traffic conditions to give drivers current information on delays and lane closures ahead.
an information or direction sign
Shows off-road facilities such as hospitals, airports, universities or carpool lots.
an information or direction sign
Shows route to passenger railway station.
an information or direction sign
Shows route to airport.
an information or direction sign
Shows route to ferry service.
an information or direction sign
Shows facilities that are accessible by wheelchair.
an information or direction sign