Road Photos & Information: Road Signs
Vintage Signs: Regulatory Signs

This section features photos of old signs that were still in use at the time of being photographed or retired signs.

This page concentrates on signs that are used to regulate the flow of traffic.

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Red Give Way Sign:
Red give way sign in the car park of the Westpoint Shopping Centre at Blacktown NSW, May 2004. This was the standard prior to the white with red borders and black text versions.

Image © Paul Rands

Red Give Way Sign:
Faded red give way sign at the corner of Yallah Bay Rd and Princes Hwy at Yallah NSW, April 2006. This sign and its partner have since been replaced.

Image © Paul Rands

Keep Left Sign:
Keep Left sign at the entrance to a private property at North Rocks NSW, on North Rocks Rd. May 2004. This is the original standard for keep left signs when the old round yellow signs had been phased out in the mid-20th century.

Image © Paul Rands

Keep Left Sign:
Keep Left sign in use in the town of Texas QLD. This is the second standard for keep left signs which was phased out in the 1970s. January 2005.

Image © Paul Rands

Keep Left Sign:
Keep Left sign in use at the corner of West Pde and Harold St at Mt Lawley WA. December 2012.

Image © Paul Rands

No Through Road Sign:
Vertical No Through Road sign design no longer used. June 2005.

Image © Darren Hodges

Halt Sign:
Prior to the introduction of 'Stop' being used on signs, 'Halt' was used. This sign was on display at the Inverell Motor Museum in NSW, January 2006.

Image © Paul Rands

All Traffic Sign:
Original style of All Traffic sign after the round yellow signs were phased out in the mid-20th century. Corner of Bath Rd and Princes Hwy at Kirrawee NSW. September 2010. This sign has since been replaced

Image © Michael Mak

Text Form One Lane Sign:
Text Form One Lane sign in use on Harricks Cr, Monash, ACT, December 2013. This is the only surviving example in the ACT.

Image © Paul Rands

Hand Painted Turn Left Any Time With Care Sign:
Prior to the mid 1990s, most road signs in the ACT were hand-painted. This is the only known surviving hand painted Turn Left At Any Time With Care sign, at the corner of Sulwood Dr, Drakeford Dr and Tuggeranong Pkwy at Kambah, ACT. December 2014. It was still in use in November 2018 and likely dates back to the 1970s extension of Tuggeranong Parkway between Hindmarsh Dr and Sulwood Dr.

Image © Paul Rands

Last updated: 17-Nov-2018 17:29

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