We’ve seen some pretty weird road signs during our time, but none of them have elicited as much confusion and as many baffled looks like this particular triangular road sign in Treviso, Italy.
Look at the photo of the sign and you can clearly see that it’s of a pretty well-endowed woman wearing high heels and clutching a purse. To make things more whacked out, the sign below it reads “Attenzione Prostitute”, which – even if our Italian is a little obscured– we can easily surmise as saying “Attention Prostitute”.
The sign is pretty straight-forward although we’re having a hard time figuring out what exactly it’s for. And apparently, we’re not alone.
The Daily Telegraph has also reported that local drivers who have passed by the area are equally as confused and baffled as the rest of us regarding the meaning of the signage.
A 34-year old local resident, Dino Vezino, was driving to work when he saw the sign. Ever the curious fellow that he is, he slowed his car down to get a good look at it. "I couldn’t believe it - the woman has a mini-skirt and high heels on and very big breasts,” he said. “I just couldn’t work out what it was for? Does it mean I have to look out for prostitutes crossing or that they are available around here?"
Unfortunately for Mr. Vezino, we’re as clueless as he is on this matter. We normally see some amusing road signs here and there, but nothing to the extent of having one entirely dedicated to the so-called Ladies of the Night.