Signs & Markings Introduction


Signs are an essential part of any traffic system.

They tell you about the rules you must obey and warn you about the hazards you can meet on the road ahead.

Signs can be in the form of words or symbols on panels, road markings, beacons, bollards or traffic lights.

This section deals with the various types of traffic signs and their meaning.

The topics covered include

  • The 'purpose' of traffic signs
  • Signs giving warnings
  • Signs giving orders
  • Signs giving directions and other information
  • Waiting restrictions
  • Road markings
  • Traffic calming
Traffic Signs