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Learners Licence: Preparing for the Test: Road signs

 

Preparing for the test: Road Signs

 

REGULATORY SIGNS: CONTROL SIGNS

These signs tell you where to stop, where to yield, in which direction to drive and what special rules apply. Permanent control signs are red and white, sometimes with black symbols, and they come in a  variety of shapes.

 

Control Signs

 Stop sign

 Stop sign

 Stop/Yield

 3-Way stop sign

 4-Way stop sign

 Stop/Go sign

 Yield sign

 Yield to pedestrians sign

 Yield at mini-circle sign

 No entry sign

 One-way roadway sign

 One-way roadway sign

 One-way roadway sign

 Pedestrian priority sign

 Yield to oncoming traffic sign

 

REGULATORY SIGNS: COMMAND SIGNS

To give instructions. There are two types of command signs: signs that specify an action that must be taken by all drivers and signs and signs that specify which class of road user must use a specific section of the roadway that others may not.

 

Command Signs

 Minimum Speed sign

 Vehicles exceeding mass only sign

 Keep left sign

 Keep right sign

 Proceed left only sign

 Proceed right only sign

 Proceed straight only sign

 Turn left sign

 Turn right sign

 Pedestrians only sign

 Pedal cycles only sign

 Pedal cycles & pedestrians only sign

 Pedal cycles & pedestrians only sign

 Pedal cycles & pedestrians only sign

 Pedal cycles & pedestrians only sign

 Motor cycles only sign

 Motor cars only sign

 Taxis only sign

 Minibuses only sign

 Midibus only sign

 Buses only sign

 Delivery vehicles only sign

 Goods vehicles only sign

 Goods vehicles over indicated GVM only sign

 Construction vehicles only sign

 Vehicles conveying dangerous goods only sign

 Abnormal vehicles only sign

 Rickshaws only sign

 Tour buses only sign

 Agricultural vehicles only sign

 Animal-drawn vehicles only sign

 Pay toll sign

 Switch headlamps on sign

 Buses & minibuses only sign

 Buses & midibuses only sign

 Buses, midibuses & minibuses only sign

 Roundabout sign

 Trams only sign

 Buses & trams only sign

 Buses, trams & minibuses only sign

 

REGULATORY SIGNS: PROHIBITION SIGNS

To prohibit certain actions or classes of vehicles. These signs tell you what you may or may not do or which class of road user may not use a particular part of the roadway. These signs are all white disc-shaped with a red border. Temporary versions have a yellow disc.

 

Prohibition Signs

 Speed limit sign

 Mass limit sign

 Axle massload limit sign

 Height limit sign

 Length limit sign

 Excessive noise prohibited sign

 Hitch-hiking prohibited sign

 Unauthorized vehicles prohibited sign

 Left turn ahead prohibited sign

 Right turn ahead prohibited sign

 Left turn prohibited sign

 Right turn prohibited sign

 U-turn prohibited sign

 Overtaking prohibited sign

 Overtaking by goods vehicle prohibited sign

 Parking prohibited sign

 Stopping prohibited sign

 Pedestrian prohibited sign

 Pedal cycle prohibited sign

 Pedal cycle & pedestrian prohibited sign

 Motor cycle prohibited sign

 Motor car prohibited sign

 Taxi prohibited sign

 Minibus prohibited sign

 Midibus prohibited sign

 Bus prohibited sign

 Delivery vehicle prohibited sign

 Goods vehicle prohibited sign

 Goods vehicle over indicated GVM prohibited sign

 Construction vehicle prohibited sign

 Vehicle conveying dangerous goods prohibited sign

 Abnormal vehicle prohibited sign

 Rickshaw prohibited sign

 Tour bus prohibited sign

 Agricultural vehicle prohibited sign

 Animal-drawn vehicle prohibited sign

 Horses & riders prohibited sign

 Width limit sign

 Towed vehicles prohibited sign

 Hawkers prohibited sign

 

REGULATORY SIGNS: RESERVATION SIGNS

To reserve lanes, roadways (R), or parking areas (P). These rectangular blue and white signs tell you that a particular lane, a portion of the roadway, or parking area is reserved for use of a specific class of vehicle.

 

Reservation & Parking reservation signs

 Bus reservation sign

 Bus parking reservation sign

 Bus lane reservation sign

 Bus lane reservation begins sign

 Pedal cycle lane reservation sign

 Pedal cycle parking reservation sign

 Parking reservation sign

 Limited parking reservation sign

 Motor cycle reservation sign

 Motor cycle parking reservation sign

 Motor car reservation sign

 Motor car parking reservation sign

 Taxi reservation sign

 Taxi parking reservation sign

 Minibus reservation sign

 Minibus parking reservation sign

 Midibus reservation sign

 Midibus parking reservation sign

 Delivery vehicle reservation sign

 Delivery vehicle parking reservation sign

 Goods vehicle reservation sign

 Goods vehicle parking reservation sign

 Goods vehicle over indicated GVM reservation sign

 Goods vehicle over indicated GVM parking reservation sign

 Construction vehicle reservation sign

 Construction vehicle parking reservation sign

 Vehicle conveying dangerous goods reservation sign

 Vehicle conveying dangerous goods parking reservation sign

 Abnormal vehicle reservation sign

 Abnormal vehicle parking reservation sign

 Rickshaw reservation sign

 Rickshaw parking reservation sign

 Tour bus reservation sign

 Tour bus parking reservation sign

 High occupancy vehicle reservation sign

 High occupancy vehicle parking reservation sign

 Emergency vehicle reservation sign

 Emergency vehicle parking reservation sign

 Police vehicle reservation sign

 Police vehicle parking reservation sign

 Disabled persons vehicle reservation sign

 Disabled persons vehicle parking reservation sign

 Authorized vehicle reservation sign

 Authorized vehicle parking reservation sign

 Bus stop reservation sign

 Minibus stop reservation sign

 Bus & minibus reservation sign

 Bus & minibus parking reservation sign

 Bus & minibus lane reservation sign

 Bus & minibus lane reservation begins sign

 Bus & midibus reservation sign

 Bus & midibus parking reservation sign

 Bus & midibus lane reservation sign

 Bus & midibus lane reservation begins sign

 Bus, midibus & minibus reservation sign

 Bus, midibus & minibus parking reservation sign

 Bus, midibus & minibus lane reservation sign

 Bus, midibus & minibus lane reservation begins sign

 High occupancy vehicle lane reservation sign

 High occupancy vehicle lane reservation begins sign

 Tram reservation sign

 Tram lane reservation sign

 Tram lane reservation begins sign

 Tram stop reservation sign

 Bus & tram reservation sign

 Bus & tram lane reservation sign

 Bus & tram lane reservation begins sign

 Bus, minibus & tram reservation sign

 Bus, minibus & tram lane reservation sign

 Bus, minibus & tram lane reservation begins sign

 Bus lane right reservation sign

 Bus & minibus lane right reservation sign

 Bus & tram lane right reservation sign

 Bus, minibus & tram lane right reservation sign

 High occupancy vehicle lane right reservation sign

 Authorized passenger transport vehicle lane reservation sign

 Authorized passenger transport vehicle lane right reservation sign

 

REGULATORY SIGNS: COMPREHENSIVE SIGNS

To indicate comprehensive rules. These signs indicate that a comprehensive set of regulations must be adhered to on the roadway ahead.

 

Comprehensive signs

 Dual-carriageway freeway begins sign

 Single-carriageway freeway begins sign

 Woonerf sign



Exclusive secondary message signs

 One period time limit sign

 Two periods time limit sign

 Two periods or days time limit sign

 Three periods or days time limit sign

 Maximum stay during two periods or days time limit sign

 Maximum stay during one period time limit sign

 Day condition sign

 Night condition sign

 Reserved movement left by vehicle class sign

 Reserved movement right by vehicle class sign

 Reserved movement to left & right by vehicle class sign

 Pay & display sign

 Operator identity sign

 Operator identity sign

 Mass limit sign

 Motor cycle engine size limit sign

 and Local Access Only limit sign

 Distance For limit sign

 Maximum number of vehicles sign

 Buses sign

 Pedal cycles sign

 Motor cycles sign

 Motor cars sign

 Taxi sign

 Minibus sign

 Midibus sign

 Delivery vehicle sign

 Goods vehicle sign

 Goods vehicle over indicated GVM sign

 Construction vehicle sign

 Vehicle conveying dangerous goods sign

 Abnormal vehicle sign

 Rickshaw sign

 Tour bus sign

 High occupancy vehicle sign

 Emergency vehicle sign

 Police vehicle sign

 Disabled persons vehicle sign

 Authorized vehicle sign

 Agricultural vehicle sign

 Animal-drawn vehicle sign

 Towed vehicle sign

 Tram vehicle sign



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