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Traffic signs (Dcmthrk)

Definition
Signs posted within the right-of-way of all types of highways open to public travel. Traffic signs provide regulations, warnings, and guidance information for road users. Both words and symbols are used to convey the messages. (Source: mutcd.fhwa.dot.gov/htm/003r1r2/part2/part2a.htm)
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Highway signs
Broader Term
Traffic control devices (Dcmthr)
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Traffic signs by purpose (Dcmthrkb)
Traffic signs by characteristics (Dcmthrkk)
Traffic signs by audience (Dcmthrks)
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Road markings (Dcmthru)
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