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REGULATORY SIGNS

Regulatory signs are used to regulate the actions of road users.

Regulatory signs may be used to indicate a regulation applicable in the interests of road safety, such as speed limit signs. Stop signs, yield signs, or traffic signals are used to optimise traffic flow conditions.

•    Control Signs
•    Command Signs
•    Prohibitions Signs
•    Reservation Signs
•    Comprehensive Signs
•    Secondary Signs
•    De-Restriction Signs
•    Signals

WARNING SIGNS

Warning signs are used to alert drivers to dangerous situations on or bordering the roadway.

These signs indicate a need for additional care by road users, and may require a decrease in speed or other manoeuvres to ensure the safety of themselves, other road users, pedestrians or animals.

•    Road Layout Signs
•    Direction of Movement Signs
•    Symbolic Signs
•    Hazard Marker Signs
•    Information Signs

GUIDANCE SIGNS

Guidance signs are provided to help navigate our increasingly complex and developing road network.

•    Location Signs
•    Direction Sign Symbols
•    Route Markers
•    Direction Signs
•    Tourism Direction Signs
•    Local Direction Signs
•    Diagrammatic Signs
•    Variable Message Signs

TEMPORARY SIGNS

Nearly all road signs can be used in either a permanent or temporary form.

Permanent signs include all road signs used to indicate normal conditions.

Temporary signs are identical to the permanent sign except for one major detail - they have a yellow background colour.

•    Example of Temporary Signs

ROAD MARKINGS

Road markings, painted on the roads surface in white, red, or yellow, like road signs must be obeyed. Disobeying of road markings could also result in serious collisions endangering road users.

•    Regulatory
•    Warning
•    Guidance
•    Exclusive Use Symbols








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