Not all Road Signs are created equal! And not all the signs we find next to our South African roads are serious and focus on safe driver behaviour. There are an abundance of Road Signs throughout South Africa, some are intentionally funny or the “take a tongue –in- cheek” approach to getting your attention. Some are entertaining because of their use of slang and colloquial language, while others make your jaw drop as a result of their blatant misspelling or use of the wrong words! It’s easy to get lost in translation when you live in a country with 11 official languages, this has made for some interesting Road Sign creations across the country, ranging from hand-made farm signs to official government issued Road Signs and everything in between. Collecting pictures of funny Road Signs in Africa has become somewhat of an international traveler’s trend. Whichever is the cause for a giggle, funny Road Sign spotting in South Africa is a firm favorite after Wildlife spotting Take a look at these funny Road Signs in South Africa that are guaranteed to make you pay attention:
Mixing up left and right?
Don Not feed ( yourself to) the animals!
Now we know what Gordon's bay thinks of hikers!
No wonder some people struggle to find their destiantion!
The most confusing sign in South Africa!
Talk about an emotional buy!
There should be more of these in SA!
At least they're being honest...
Perfect some some places in the Eastern Cape!
Jokes aside, driving in South Africa is simply fantastic because of the vast expanse of the breathtaking countryside available. From the border of Botswana to the utmost tip of the Western Cape, there are many well known road trip maps and guides to use as a resource while exploring South Africa by road. A comprehensive guide to road tripping and best routes to follow in South Africa click here
It is always a good idea to not take risks on South African roads. Be refreshed with regular stops on your journey. There are numerous fuel and service stations and in particular many Caltex stations have partnered up with FreshStop to make sure travelers have access to hot freshly ground coffee, soft drinks and delicious snacks throughout their journey.( Open 24hours) Find a freshStop Caltex store here And regular Caltex service stations here
In the event of an emergency: Nationwide emergency/ police- 10111 - Ambulance - 10177 Any Cell phone emergency number - 112
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