How To Decide?
One might anticipate receiving certain information from a street sign. That means discovering it while walking down a street. On the other hand, things are a little more convoluted and intriguing in Dubai than they are elsewhere. One can locate a street sign in virtually any location. There is no purpose for it to serve in that location so long as it is directing attention to something or somewhere else.
This particular sign at the intersection of two sand lanes indicates the location of the intersection. I suppose sand lanes are considered streets over there, and the street sign is there to indicate that there is a distinction between the two types of roads. Despite the fact that it is difficult to tell.