Especially important in the dark season: Do you know the different meanings of street posts?

Rain, snow, fog or just plain darkness: Delineators are an important part of traffic safety and serve as a guide, especially in difficult visibility conditions.

They not only mark the course of the road, but also serve as a distance meter. Because on a straight stretch, the white posts are always on the left and right side of the road, but on multi-lane roads only on the right, at a distance of 50 meters from each other. Drivers can thus better estimate the distance to the car in front and maintain the minimum distance to be maintained. In curves or on confusing parts of the road, the delineators are sometimes at a smaller distance from each other.

Anyone who has ever taken a closer look will have noticed the different markings on the posts while driving. Because they deliver Hints on much more than just the distance and course.

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