Highway Road Signs

Highway road signs increasingly use symbols instead of words to convey their message. These symbols give immediate communication with highway users, overcome language barriers, and are becoming the standard for traffic control devices worldwide. Awareness about the symbols of highway signs is essential for every road or highway user to maintain the safety and efficiency of our transport facilities.
Knowing these highway road signs works for you, especially when you are on a road trip. However, they are necessary even when you hit the road. So let's look at some of the signs we need to know to help regulate traffic.
While driving on the road, you should check highway road signs. Depending on the reason, road signs have a different meaning at different places. The color of highway signs is an essential indicator of the information they contain.

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We have made the guide for Highway Road Signs that will demonstrate to you the meaning of a particular Sign. It is wise to do swat a little on highway road signs to familiarize yourself with some of the finer details and rules of the road. 

Low-Flying Aircraft

Low-Flying Aircraft

This sign indicates that there can be low air traffic above the road.

Downgrade Ahead

Downgrade signs are confusing for some drivers. The easy way is to read them from left to right same as roman alphabets. The percentage written on the sign shows the part of 100%.

No Vehicles

This sign indicates no entry for any kind of vehicle. If you want to go on that road, turned off the engine, and push motorcycles, Mopeds, and bicycles with the hands.

Bridge Ahead

There is a narrow bridge ahead. Drive slowly and carefully. Give way to oncoming vehicles, which are already on the bridge. 

Bus Stop

This sign means that the bus station is on the road ahead. Information you may take from next or below to this sign about the routes for that one can get a bus here.

School Ahead

The sign warns drivers that there is a school nearby. Children can come running from somewhere. Drive Slowly, look around and proceed with caution.

Danger Ahead

A supplementary sign may explains the nature of danger. Drive slowly and carefully.

Double Bend Ahead

This road sign indicates the actual design i.e., a type of formation of Z ahead of the road. It cautions the driver about the zigzag turn towards Left. must reduce the speed at the sight of this sign and drive the vehicle carefully.

Emergency Station

This sign indicates the emergency station. In case of emergency, you can stop your vehicle at this place and ask for help.

Restriction Ends Sign

Any restriction conveyed through the sign on the end of the road here. This sign warns that the prohibitions imposed by the sign are no more valid ahead of this point.

Vehicles With Explosive Materials Are Prohibited

This street sign indicates a place where vehicles with explosive materials are prohibited. It is used in rare situations where accidental explosions can have catastrophic consequences, such as near oil or gas installations or other dangerous locations. This signal is used only when there is a significant risk.

Crosswind

This symbol indicates crosswind from the left.

Train Crossing Barriers

This road sign warns railway crossing with barriers ahead. 

Petrol Filling Station

This informative sign suggests that there is a petrol pump ahead. Sometimes a distance is also indicated on this sign indicating how far the petrol pump is from the sign post.

Highway

This sign indicates the beginning of the highway or motorway. It indicates that the general rules of a motorway apply from that moment on.

Highway End

This sign indicates the end of highway or motorway.

Immediate Towing

This sign means a tow-away area. If you have seen this sign and tried to park there, you will be towed immediately.

Intersection Ahead

The intersection traffic signal means that another road is intersecting the highway ahead. Slowing down the speed of your vehicle and left and right for other traffic. Be alert for cross traffic and regulatory signals.

Left Bend Ahead

This sign tells you about a left-handed curve on the road ahead. You get time to slow down your pace and set your eyes on a curve. It also reduces the chance of an accident due to sudden appearance

Left Lane Narrow

This sign indicates road is narrows from the left. Oncoming traffic will have to wait. In the case of one-way street, the zipper rule applies.

Mandatory Turn for Trucks

This sign indicates that it is mandatory to take a left turn for the trucks. 

30 Speed Limit

This sign specifies the speed, as defined in the sign, of traffic on the road. The specified limits should be implemented to avoid punitive action and accidents on the way.

Mechanic Station

This sign indicates the mechanic station nearby on the road. 

Intersection With Right Priority

Traffic may merge with another road in your lane. Either be prepared to change lanes or allow other traffic to combine with your lane. Signs of merge appear on the expressway just before the expressway ramp. Drivers entering from the right side should receive traffic on the main route, and use a speed-change lane to merge smoothly and safely with the main traffic flow.

Minimal Speed Limit

This sign indicates that speed of vehicle should be minimal.

No Access for Public Vehicles

This sign indicates no entry for any kind of public vehicle.

No Left Turn

This sign indicates a left turn is prohibited. Do not instruct the driver to turn left under any circumstances.

No U-Turn

This sign can be seen on the streets at some busy intersections. U-turns at these intersections can cause major accidents or traffic jams. The driver should not violate this sign to avoid fines and any untoward incident.

Prohibited Parking

This road sign indicates a place where parking is prohibited. The restriction only applies to the road side on which the sign is placed. It is only placed where there would be a serious parking problem, such as in a busy street, a narrow, or too close to a major intersection.

Narrow Passage Ahead

This sign belongs to prohibition signs group. It indicates a narrow passage ahead and oncoming traffic has the priority to cross the narrow place first.

Emergency Parking

This sign indicates an emergency stop and breakdown bay. Their usage is only allowed in emergency.

Parking for Tent and Trailer

This sign indicates the parking of Caravan and camping trailer.

Parking Place

This sign marks the area where parking is allowed and is also used to guide parking areas. 

Police Station

This sign means that the police station is nearby on the road. In case of an emergency, you can contact them.

Priority Road

This sign indicates a priority over all subsequent intersections and crossings until it is canceled. This sign may have a supplementary symbol that shows the priority road.

Reduce Speed

When you see this sign, you should slow down the speed of your vehicle. This sign is installed along with other warning signs that indicate danger. You may need to stop.

Restarants Ahead

Restaurants are available nearby on the road to serve food. They may be able to serve a full breakfast, lunch and dinner menu.

Right Curve

There is a right turn/bend towards the right side. Drive carefully; the vehicle may skid at high speed. Also, if the road does not have dividers, then upcoming cars may not be visible unless they are very close.

Railway Crossing Ahead

There is an railway crossing ahead. All drivers are advised to stop before entering the railway track and look for any oncoming train. Go forward when it is safe to cross the railway track.

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Two Way Traffic

This sign indicates the two-way traffic ahead. You are leaving one-way roadways and entering two-way roadways. It is also used to remind drivers that they are on a two-way road.

Uneven Road Ahead

The road has a hump that makes the road surface uneven. It may have been installed to force the hump drivers to slow down and is also known as a speed breaker. Crossing the hump at high speed will cause a massive collision, which may damage the vehicle or injure the passenger. In the worst case, the driver may lose control of the car and cause an accident. Move slowly and carefully.

Vehicle Tire Chains

This road sign indicates the beginning of a road where you must use snow chains.

Prohibition of Vehicle Wider than 350 m

This road sign indicates a place where vehicles higher than indicated will not be able to pass the obstacle ahead of them.