Experts are divided on the issue. Some say lots of street signs save lives, others say they are a distraction.
Street clutter has been debated at the Traffex exhibition in Birmingham after the Government promised to get rid of some of it
Blakedown in Worcestershire has been highlighted as one area with lots of street signs that have been erected in the area since 2010.
Road safety experts say all this has helped reduce accidents after a number of fatalities.
Transport consultant, Phil Jones, spoke to ITV News Central at the conference in Birmingham.