RoadShieldType contains information used to look up road shield imagery.
RoadShieldType defines the following attributes:
A string identifying the region where this road shield is used. This may be used to differentiate roadshield images by country.
A string identifying the category of the road shield, such as highways.
A Label identfying the inscription on the road shield, such as containing the road number.
The information provided in
RoadShieldType entries may be used to query dedicated services for road shield imagery to be displayed in UIs or textual descriptions of the route. Such services may be provided separately.
The examples below demonstrate road shield imagery for the Allen Expressway in Toronto, Ontario, and Interstate 10 in the United States.