Traffic Signs Test #1 – Signs You Must Know

U.K. Traffic Signs Test #1

#1: 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).

#2: This sign means:

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Mandatory with-flow pedal cycle lane ahead.

Additional plate may show hours of operation.

#3: Which shape is used for stop signs?

 
 
 
 
The eight-sided shape is exclusively used for stop signs.

#4: Which sign indicates that traffic moves in one direction only?

 
 
 
 
The one-way traffic sign requires vehicles to proceed in one direction only.

#5: This sign means:

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Road humps.

Highway code rule: 153.

#6: This sign means:

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Entrance to a zone where a 20 mph speed limit is enforced by traffic calming measures. There may be no 20 mph repeater signs within the zone.

Highway code rule: 153.

#7: This traffic sign means:

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The sign is an advance warning of tunnels. If the tunnel is controlled by wig-wag signals, the sign is supplemented by a plate.

#8: 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.

#9: Which sign gives you advance warning of a bend to left ahead?

 
 
 
 
Advance warning of a bend which a driver might find difficult to negotiate without slowing down and the severity of which cannot easily be seen either by day or by night.

#10: 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.

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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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