Traffic Signs

The Traffic Sign layer represents signs along the road network used to inform the driver of specific road situations. The Traffic Signs are typically used to communicate specifics of road conditions, traffic regulations, safety issues or other traffic-related events to the driver.

Traffic signs include things like Warning Signs, Priority Signs, Stop Signs, or other types of road infrastructure.

Type of content included Description
Geometry Geometry of the Traffic Sign as a point object.
Object Traffic Sign ID is the primary map object identifier.
Attribution Attribution applicable to the Traffic Sign, like Traffic Sign Type, classification, supplemental sign text.
Relation to the Road Network Reference to the Navigable Road primitive for positioning the Traffic Sign in the road network.

Go to Traffic Signs schema definition

Possible Use Cases

  • Infrastructure management and city planning - to maintain traffic signs (add/remove) by local agencies and/or Govts. and analytics to understand if posted traffic signs are effective
  • Training data set - for improving TSR (traffic sign recognition) and for autonomous drive simulations
  • Insurance - Road situational awareness for claim management
  • Use cases related to IVI, ADAS and HAD are not listed out, since these are already documented and are applicable to use case based packages.


Navigable Roads - the Navigable Roads layer can be used in combination with the Traffic Sign layer to denote where in the road network the Traffic Sign is located and to connect Traffic Signs to a driving path to issue warnings of provide information.

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