Traffic Signs Test #1 – Signs You Must Know

U.K. Traffic Signs Test #1

#1: What does this road sign mark?

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The sign is used at sites where many slow-moving pedestrians are likely to cross a road other than at a Zebra or signalled crossing.

#2: This sign tells you:

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This is a regulatory Speed Limit sign. It shows the minimum speed you are allowed to travel.

Where a minimum speed limit is introduced, this will be in addition to the maximum or national speed limit in force.

#3: What are these signs?

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Countdown markers may be provided on the approach to a level crossing. These divide the distance between the advance warning sign and the stop line into three equal parts.

Unlike the countdown markers on the approach to a junction, the bars do not represent intervals of 100 yards, as the warning sign will usually be less than 300 yards from the crossing.

#4: This sign prohibits goods vehicles over a certain:

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Prohibition of goods vehicles exceeding the maximum gross weight indicated (7.5 tonnes).

#5: What does this sign mean?

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No left turn.

#6: Signs have different colours and shapes for easy identification. What is the rectangular shape generally used for?

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The rectangle is generally used for information and direction signs.

Blue rectangles are used for information signs except on motorways where blue is used for direction signs.

Green rectangles are used for direction signs on primary routes.

White rectangles are used for direction signs on non-primary routes, or for plates used in combination with warning and regulatory signs.

#7: Which sign warns you that you should expect two-way traffic on a single carriageway road ahead?

 
 
 
 
End of dual carriageway. The sign indicates the resumption of two-way traffic on a single carriageway road after a length of dual carriageway.

#8: What does this sign indicate?

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This is a regulatory speed limit sign. It shows the maximum speed you are allowed to travel.

#9: This is the shape and colour of a:

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A Give Way sign is a downward pointing triangle. It is red and white with black letters. Slow down as you approach this sign. Look to the left and the right. Give way to traffic on the main road.

#10: What does this sign mean?

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Cattle.

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Check Your Knowledge of U.K. Traffic Signs

This quick traffic signs quiz will help you learn some common British traffic signs. You’ll get the correct answers after the quiz. If your answer is wrong, there is usually a brief description explaining the sign.

If you make too many mistakes on this test, we recommend you get a copy of Know Your Traffic Signs which contains all highway code signs you need to learn. It’s a good idea to keep this booklet handy.

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