Special traffic signs in Bratislava encourage mutual respect on roads

The problem is not just the lack of infrastructure for cyclists.

Funny traffic signs have appeared in Bratislava's Nové MestoFunny traffic signs have appeared in Bratislava's Nové Mesto (Source: Tomáš Stupavský)

Recently, funny traffic signs appeared in the Nové Mesto borough of Bratislava to encourage mutual respect between car drivers, cyclists, people driving scooters and others on the roads. Behind the campaign is the company Continental Barum, which under the hashtag #ShareTheRoad calls on people to be considerate of each other on the road.

After last year, when the number of traffic accidents dropped significantly due to the lockdown, the roads, not only in the capital, are filling up with cars and cyclists once again.

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