Road signs list

Road Signs List

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Road Signs List refers to the various road traffic signs that we normally see by the road sides, giving road users information to ensure that they get to their destination safely.

Know The Road Signs Categories

The road signs list are categorized into three and they are as follows

Regulatory Signs

The regulatory symbols are those signs that gives road users instructions which are either prohibitory or mandatory in nature. Regulatory signs are of two types. And they are prohibitory signs which are usually circular in shape with yellow or white background black inscription and red border. While Mandatory signs are usually circular with blue background, white inscription, and sometimes with white border.

Prohibitory road signs:

  • STOP AT INTERSECTION
  • NO ‘U’ TURN
  • STOP POLICE
  • NO RIGHT TURN
  • STOP HIGHWAY SURVEY
  • NO ENTRY FOR VEHICLES HAVING OVERALL WIDTH EXCEEDING 2MNO WAITING
  • OVERTAKING PROHIBITED
  • NO ENTRY FOR VEHICLES HAVING AXLE LOAD EXCEEDING 8 METRIC TONS
  • U-TURN
  • NO HORN
  • SPEED LIMIT (MAXIMUM)
  • NO LEFT TURN
  • DERESTRICTION SIGNS
  • NO ENTRY FOR LORRIES
  • CLOSE TO ALL VEHICLES IN BOTH DIRECTIONS
  • NO ENTRY FOR ALL VEHICLES
  • GIVE WAY TO TRAFFIC ON YOUR LEFT
  • NO ENTRY TO PEDAL CYCLES
  • STOP SIGN
  • NO ENTRY FOR VEHICLES HAVING OVERALL HEIGHT EXCEEDING 12 METRIC TONS LADEN LOAD
  • PARKING PROHIBITED
  • NO STOPPING
  • LITTER PROHIBITED
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Mandatory road signs:

  • DIRECTIONS TO BE FOLLOWED
  • DIVERSION
  • ONE WAY
  • ROUNDABOUT
  • COMPULSORY CIRCLE TRACK
  • PEDESTRIAN TRACK
  • DIVIDED 2-LANE AHEAD
  • 2-LANE WAY AHEAD
  • 4-LANE UNDIVIDED 2-WAY AHEAD
  • 4 LANE 2-WAY AHEAD PROCEED 2 LANE
  • 2-LANES 2-WAY AHEAD PROCEED 2 LANE
  • PRIORITY TO APPROACHING VEHICLE
  • TWO WAY
  • TWO WAY TRAFFIC
  • KEEP RIGHT
  • END DIVERSION
  • PASS EITHER SIDE
  • SPEED LIMIT (MINIMUM)
  • DIVIDED 4-LANES 2-WAY AHEAD
  • SIGN FOR TEMPORARY TRAFFIC CONTROL
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Warning Signs

The warning signs are those signs that are usually triangular in shape. Also, with yellow or white background, black inscription and red border. They are as follows

  • RAILWAY LEVEL CROSSING WITH GATE
  • RAILWAY LEVEL CROSSING WITHOUT GATE
  • SUPPLEMENTARY INTERMEDIATE LEVEL CROSSING SIGNS OR COUNT DOWN SIGNS
  • GENERAL DANGER SIGN
  • PEDESTRIAN CROSSING
  • CARRIAGEWAY WIDENS
  • NARROW BRIDGE
  • DANGEROUS DOUBLE BEND(FIRST TO LEFT)
  • DANGEROUS DOUBLE BEND(FIRST TO RIGHT)
  • CHILDREN CROSSING
  • BEWARE OF ANIMALS
  • ROAD WORK
  • PRIORITY ROAD AHEAD
  • BLIND PEOPLE DRIVE CAREFULLY
  • GIVE WAY TO TRAFFIC ON THE RIGHT OR GIVE WAY TO TRAFFIC ON THE LEFT
  • CROSS-ROAD
  • “T” JUNCTION
  • “Y” JUNCTION
  • INTERSECTION WITH MAJOR ROAD
  • INTERSECTION WITH MINOR ROAD
  • LONG GRADE DANGEROUS HILL
  • DANGEROUS BEND RIGHT
  • DANGEROUS BEND LEFT
  • FALLING ROCK
  • ROUNDABOUT
  • SLIPPERY SURFACE
  • FERRY
  • LOOSE CHIPPINGS
  • UNEVEN ROAD
  • ONGOING WORK
  • PEDESTRIAN CROSSING
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Informative Signs

The informative signs are those signs that are usually rectangular in shape and gives guiding information. They are as follows

  • PARKING
  • HOSPITAL
  • FIRST AID STATION
  • MECHANICAL HELP
  • TELEPHONE
  • FILLING STATION
  • DIRECTIONAL SIGN
  • PLACE NAME
  • ROUTE ASSURANCE SIGN
  • ROUTE SIGN
  • RESTAURANT
  • DIRECTION SIGN TO AIRPORT
  • DIRECTION SIGN TO TRAIN STATION
  • CONSTRUCTION ZONE
  • DIRECTION SIGN TO WHARF
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Informative signs
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