Manual of Traffic Signs
Presented by Moeurgineering PLLC - Professional Traffic Engineering Services

The best reference for information on United States traffic and road signs for over two decades.


Regulatory Signs

Warning Signs

Marker Signs

Guide and Information Signs

Recreational and Cultural Interest Signs

Object Markers

Signs for Bicycle Facilities

Temporary Traffic Control Signs

School Signs

Railroad and Light Rail Signs

Emergency and Incident Management Signs

Sign Posts and Supports

Standard Sign Shapes

Standard Sign Colors

Sign Retroreflective Sheetings

Standard Sign Typefaces

Costs of Traffic Signs

Where to Purchase Traffic Signs

How the Sign Images Were Created

Highway Sign Font and Image Vendors

About This Website - General Info on Signs

MOTS News and Updates

Alphabetical Index of Signs

Copyright, Disclaimer, and Use Agreement
  • Green background: Section updated (or updates underway) to full 2009 MUTCD compliance, with revised and improved content
  • White background: Section compliant with 2003 MUTCD - will be updated to 2009 MUTCD and improved content in near future

Important Note from Richard: I am in the process of completely rebuilding this website and adding the following features:

  • New and improved page layouts
  • All new graphics, including animated sign images
  • Larger linked .gif images, with all layout and color options
  • Improved PDF files, incuding user-editable text where appropriate
  • Adding signs from the 2009 MUTCD
  • Links to the 2009 MUTCD (Revisions 1 and 2) and Interim Approvals

And I'm trying to provide all of this while maintaining the simple and easy layout and navigation that this site has provided for over two decades. This will take a while and will be a staged rollout, so your patience is appreciated. Thanks!


Note: This is not an official website of the Federal Highway Administration.


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Updated 24 September 2018 (revised header and Moeurgineering graphic)
Scripting: Richard C. Moeur

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Linked sign layout files in PDF format provided courtesy of FHWA's MUTCD website
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