ClassificationGeometric sans-serif
Designer(s)Karl-Gustav Gustafson

Tratex (earlier called GePos) is a geometric sans-serif typeface family for road signs in Sweden. It was developed for maximal readability in traffic, and designed by Karl-Gustaf Gustafsson (known as Kåge Gustafsson).[1]

Since 2014, Tratex has also been used on road signs in the Swedish-speaking autonomous region of Åland in Finland.[2]

Tratex also contains Sami characters. It is free to download and use for illustrations and prints.

See also


  1. ^ GP: I djungeln av vägvisare Archived 2012-10-12 at the Wayback Machine (in Swedish), read May 30, 2013.
  2. ^ "LANDSKAPSFÖRORDNING om ändring av landskapsförordningen om vägmärken" (PDF).