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Traffic Road Signs Giving Orders

Signs with RED CIRCLES are generally PROHIBITIVE

Entry to a 20 mph zone  road sign

Entry to a 20 mph zone

End of 20 mph zone  road sign

End of 20 mph zone

Maximum speed  road sign

Maximum speed

National speed limit road sign

National speed limit applies

School crossing patrol road sign

School crossing patrol

Stop and giveway

Stop and give way

Give way to traffic on a major road

Give way to traffic on a major road

Manually operated temporary stop and go signs

Manually operated temporary stop and go signs

No entry road sign

No entry for vehicular traffic

No vehicles except bicycles when being pushed

No vehicles except bicycles when being pushed

No Cycling  road sign

No Cycling

No motor vehicles

No motor vehicles

No buses over 8 passenger seats

No buses over 8 passenger seats

No overtaking road sign

No overtaking

No towed caravans

No towed caravans

No vehicles carrying exposives

No vehicles carrying exposives

No vehicles or combination of vehicles over length shown

No vehicles or combination of vehicles over length shown

No vehicles over height shown

No vehicles over height shown

No vehicles width shown

No vehicles width shown

Give priority to vehicles from opposite direction

Give priority to vehicles from opposite direction

No right turn  road sign

No right turn

No left turn road sign

No left turn

No U-turns  road sign

No U-turns

No goods vehicles over maximum gross weight

No goods vehicles over maximum gross weight shown, in tonnes, except for loading and unloading

No vehicles over maximum gross weight shown

No vehicles over maximum gross weight shown, in tonnes

Parking restricted to permit holders

Parking restricted to permit holders

No waiting

No waiting

No stopping

No stopping

Signs with BLUE CIRCLES but no red border generally give POSITIVE instructions

Ahead only  road sign

Ahead only

Turn left ahead

Turn left ahead (right if symbol reversed)

Turn left

Turn left (right if symbol reversed)

Keep left

Keep left (right if symbol reversed)

Vehicles may pass either side to reach same destination

Vehicles may pass either side to reach same destination

Mini roundabout  road sign

Mini-roundabout

pedal cycles only road sign

Route to be used by pedal cycles only

Segregated cycles and pedestrian route

Segregated cycles and pedestrian route

Minimum speed  road sign

Minimum speed

End of minimum speed

End of minimum speed

Buses and cycles only

Buses and cycles only

Trams only road sign

Trams only

Pedestrian crossing point over tramway

Pedestrian crossing point over tramway

One-way traffic road sign

One-way traffic

With-flow bus and cycle lane

With-flow bus and cycle lane

Contra-flow bus lane

Contra-flow bus lane

With-flow pedal cycle lane

With-flow pedal cycle lane

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