It is often said that Chile's signage has the closest resemblance to Europe you will find in the Americas. That statement is, for one, based on the use of distinctive colours for motorways and for non-motorways. The font used looks Spanish as well, as does the change in colour on the sign once you make it to the ID sign. The photos below show a couple of older signs that are entirely in capitals. Newer signs use proper capitalisation. Anyway, the first approach sign shows all exit destinations straight away. An identical second sign usually follows and then there's the ID sign again showing all exit destinations. The signs in Chile usually do not show the road number, not even the distance signs. Separate trailblazers are used for this purpose.

Photos: Wouter Jorritsma

Motorway signs (c) M.M. Roelofs, Amsterdam, NL
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