Road signs are usually boring, yet useful. Not in South Africa! Take a look at these 10 funny road signs in South Africa that
are guaranteed to make you pay attention.

Cow Racing

Cow racing? This sign can be seen on the way from Carolina to Machadodorp in Mpumalanga.

Drunk People Crossing

One tequila, two tequila, three tequila, floor? There’s a sign in Lydenburg to warn drivers about you.

Slow Down It’s Cape Town

Cape Town is so slow, that there’s a road sign to warn you.


Guess there isn’t much hope when you’re in Hermanus.

Stop & Eat

Not eating in Behra near in East London could indeed be deadly.

Warning: Wheelchair rolling towards crocodiles

When you’re in a wheelchair in KwaZulu-Natal, you might not be seen for a while if caught speeding by a crocodile.

Illegally parked vehicles will be fine

In Cape Town you could get fined for parking illegally or your car could be fine.

Beware of the elderly

Beware of the elderly when you’re in Elim, they might be dangerous with their walking sticks.

Bumpy Ride ahead

It’s going to be a bumpy ride. This sign can be found in the Eastern Cape.

Penguins Under Vehicles

Penguins on Table Mountain? It helps if you know that Boulders Beach penguin colony is part of Table Mountain National Park.

It is clear to see that these are some really funny road signs in South Africa – all the more reason to pay attention to them as they approach. Don’t forget to buckle up, drive safely and have a fun-filled holiday in Southern Africa! Use car rental for affordable and reliable self-drive options.