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Children's crossing in the Dominican Republic

Barahona -> Duvergé, I.2005;
pict. F. Tjollyn
S. Cristobal -> Sto Domingo, I.2005;
pict. F. Tjollyn
 
Our first sign is the best of the lot found so far in the Dominican Republic. Notice the practice of mixing American shapes with European (or local) drawings so often found in Caribbean countries.
The drawing reminds us of the popular common beak of Sarvisé in Spain. There is a slight slide down towards further iconization: the heads are dots already. This is the dot.com age after all.
  Our research team checking if traffic really slows down when pedestrians take this position.
I can't write anything positive about the next sign (I did try, really.). It's a static scene featuring two misshapen persons: an approach which is widespread in Latin America (e.g. Chile, Bolivia, Ecuador - sensitive people will need a sedative!). Didn't you notice something peculiar with the bookbags ? In the wide region only Venezuela also has roadsigns where both bookbags are carried at the outside.   More weirdness: the sign is placed at the right side of the road and the children are thus walking away from the road. This is a design made for left-hand traffic placed in a right-hand environment (see also Belize).
 
Pta Cana Airport, I.2005;
pict. F. Tjollyn
Barahona -> Duvergé, I.2005;
pict. F. Tjollyn
Pedestrians can't belong to the collection but I'm showing the signs because they are telling us not to expect (m)any nice discoveries more.

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