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Ever wondered what is the meaning of traffic signboards on roads in green, blue, red, white, and yellow colors? Why are they kept in different colors?
The meaning of a blue signboard with white writing on the road is to show the directions of different countries, cities, or villages. The blue signboards are also placed to show exit, entry, U-Turn signs on highways.
Green signboards with white writings are for streets within the city or neighborhood. Boards of green color and white writings are to be placed within the city.
White Traffic Boards
White signboards on the road with black writings emphasize important information such as speed limit, no take over, camels crossing, no right turn, no U-turn, etc.
The red color is usually to denote the “STOP”, “DO NOT ENTER” or “WRONG WAY” sign.
Yellow Traffic Boards
Yellow denotes school signs and warning signs. Yellow traffic boards are placed to show sandstorm areas, speed limits, roads under construction, etc.
The reason the yellow color is used for these boards as the human eye catches the yellow color from a far distance.