A decade-long experiment regarding highway sign fonts is coming to an end, and the government is calling it a failure. Called “Clearview,” the experimental font was meant to make highway signs easier to read, especially from distance and at night. Unfortunately, research didn’t support that position, so the US Department of Transportation (DoT) is keeping its “Highway Gothic” font active. Safer like this or like this? @USDOTFHWA data says the #font matters. https://t.co/lBZ31PM7SX pic.twitter.com/b3sFYj1OkJ — TransportationGov (@USDOT) February 4, 2016 Don’t expect a lot of work to remove the signs, though. The DoT says the signs can be used until…

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