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Illuminated signs and bollards
Many traffic signs and traffic bollards are lit during the hours of darkness so that the warnings they give to motorists are clearly visible.
North Yorkshire County Council is responsible for approximately 8,000 illuminated signs and bollards.
Maintenance of illuminated signs and bollards
We aim to keep traffic signs legible and visible at all times. Illuminated signs and bollards have a maintenance inspection once a year which checks that:
Routine highway inspections, and reports from members of the public identify any faults and condition problems that may arise in between maintenance inspections. Common faults which arise are:
Illuminated signs and bollards frequently asked questions