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UK Road Signs - Information and Road Work Signs

Information Signs are Generally RECTANGULAR

Entrance into a conrolled parking zone
Entrance into a controlled parking zone

End of controlled paking zone road sign
End of controlled parking zone
congestion charging zone sign
Entrance to congestion charging zone

Advanced warning of restriction or prohibition ahead
Parking place for solo motocyclists  road sign
Parking place for solo motorcyclists

With-flow bus lane ahead which pedal cycles and taxis may also use

Lane designated for use by high occupancy vehicles (HOV)

Vehicles permitted to use a HOV lane ahead
End of motorway road sign
End of motorway
Start of motorway  road sign
Start of motorway

Appropriate traffic lanes at junction ahead

Traffic on the main carriageway coming from right has priority of joining traffic .

Additional traffic joining from left ahead. Traffic on main carriageway has priority over joining traffic from right hand lane of slip road.

Traffic in right hand lane of slip road joining the main carriageway has priority over left hand lane.
300 yards to exit200 yards to exit 100 yards to exit
Motorway exit countdown markers. Each bar represents 100 yards to exit.

Traffic has priority over oncoming vehicles

Hospital ahead with accident and emergency facilities
Tourist information point sign
Tourist information point
No trough road for vehicles  road sign
No through road for vehicles
Recommended route for pedal cycles
Recommended route for pedal cycles
Home zone entry road sign
Home zone entry

Area in which cameras are used to enforce traffic regulations
Bus lane on road at junction ahead
Bus lane on road at junction ahead

 


Road Works Signs

Road Works Signs

Road works ahead
Road works ahead
Loose chippings road sign
Loose chippings

Slow wet tar
Temporary road close
Temporary road close

Slow moving or stationary works vehicle blocking a traffic lane. Pass in direction shown by arrow.
Mandatory speed limit ahead
Mandatory speed limit ahead
Road works one mile ahead  road sign
Road works one mile ahead

End of road works and any temporary restrictions including speed limits

Signs used on the back of slow moving or stationary vehicles warning of a lane closed ahead by a works vehicle. There are no cones on the road.

Lane restrictions at road works ahead

One lane crossover at contraflow road works

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