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Careful of the potholes! This road sign was the most requested by polled cab drivers (58 per cent). (Hailo/PA)

Road signs updated for modern times

19 November 2013

New signs warning drivers of potholes, tourists and middle-aged men in lyrca - sensible suggestions for modern motoring? Well, yes and no! More than 500 Hailo taxi drivers in London were asked to overhaul the 'Highway Code' and create new road signs for 21st century life - with mostly tongue-in-cheek results. Although the newlook signs will not be implemented on British roads the results certainly shine a light on our times.

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