Directional Tactile Ground Surface Indicators
How to pronounce:
dɪˈrɛkʃənl ˈtæktaɪl graʊnd ˈsɜːfɪs ˈɪndɪkeɪtəz
Products made from various materials installed into the ground consisting of a series of raised studs or bars. They are installed in the form of laid textured paving units.
Its purpose to give pedestrians who are blind, or who have vision impairment warning of hazards and directional information to aid navigation of the urban environment.