Traffic Signs

Traffic Signs or Road Signs are signs erected at the side of roads to provide information to road users. Pictorial signs are used as symbols in place of words. As control devices for traffic, signs need full attention, respect and adequate driver's response. There are three basic types of traffic signs:-

Mandatory Signs Signs that give orders. These are represented by red circles. red-circle
Cautionary Signs Signs that give warnings. These are represented by red triangles red-triangle
Informative Signs Signs that give information. These are represented by blue rectangles. blueerect

 

Note:     

Circles give orders, Triangles warn and Rectangles inform.

Blue circles give a mandatory instruction bluecircle


All triangular signs are red.

There are a few exceptions to the shape and colour rules, to give certain signs greater importance.

stop

STOP

giveaway

GIVEWAY

 

Mandatory Signs

MANDATORY SIGNS

Cautionary Signs

CAUTIONARY SIGNS

InformatorySigns

INFORMATORY SIGNS