Type and Meaning of Traffic Signs


Traffic Signs

Regulatory Signs
Regulatory Signs
1. Road Closed
Road Closed
2. Closed to All Vehicles
Closed to All Vehicles
3. No Entry for Vehicles
No Entry for Vehicles
4. Closed to All Vehicles except Motorcycles
Closed to All Vehicles except Motorcycles
5. Closed to Large-Size Trucks
Closed to Large-Size Trucks
6. Closed to Trucks Carrying Load in Excess of the Maximum Weight Specified on the Sign
Closed to Trucks Carrying Load in Excess of the Maximum Weight Specified on the Sign
7. Closed to Large-Size Passenger-Carrying Vehicles
Closed to Large-Size Passenger-Carrying Vehicles
8. Closed to Motorcycles and Mopeds
Closed to Motorcycles and Mopeds
9. Closed to Light Vehicles except Bicycles
Closed to Light Vehicles except Bicycles
10. Closed to Bicycles
Closed to Bicycles
11. Closed to Vehicles Shown
Closed to Vehicles Shown
12 Proceed Only to Designated Directions
Proceed Only to Designated Directions
(vehicles must not proceed in any direction other than that shown on the sign)
13. No Vehicles Crossing crossing is prohibited
No Vehicles Crossing crossing is prohibited
(except for vehicles turning left to enter or exit a facility off the road)
14. No U-turn
No U-turn
15. No Passing on the Right-hand Portion of the Road for Overtaking
No Passing on the Right-hand Portion of the Road for Overtaking
16. No Overtaking
No Overtaking
17. No Parking or Stopping
No Parking or Stopping
18. No Parking
No Parking
19. Parking Space Designated
Parking Space Designated
20. Time-limited Parking Zone?

Parking is permitted at locations where this sign is displayed. The maximum parking time is indicated on the sign.
Time-limited Parking Zone?
21. Dangerous Substances Prohibited?

Closed to vehicles carrying dangerous substances such as gunpowder, explosives and hazardous materials.
Dangerous Substances Prohibited?
22. Maximum Weight Limit
Maximum Weight Limit
23. Maximum Height Limit
Maximum Height Limit
24. Maximum Width Limit
Maximum Width Limit
25 Maximum Speed Limit
Maximum Speed Limit
26. Maximum Speed Limit for the Type of Vehicles Designated on the Sign
Maximum Speed Limit for the Type of Vehicles Designated on the Sign
27. Minimum Speed Limit
Minimum Speed Limit
28. Motor Vehicles Only

Sign designating national expressways and roads for the use of motor vehicles only
Motor Vehicles Only
29. Bicycles Only

(1) Designates a cycling road or road for the exclusive use by bicycles (road established for the passage of bicycles only)

(2) Pedestrians and vehicles other than bicycles are prohibited
Bicycles Only
30. Bicycles And Pedestrians Only

(1) Roads disignated for the excluive use by bicycles and pedestrians

(2) Closed to vehicles other than bicycles

(3) Designated pedestrian roads where bicycles are permitted to travel

(4) Indicates that bicycles may travel on the sidewalk
Bicycles And Pedestrians Only
31. Pedestrians Only

(1) Roads disignated for the excluive use by pedestrians

(2) Roads for use by pedestrians
Pedestrians Only
32. One Way
One Way
33. Lane Designation
Lane Designation
34. Lane for Specific Types of Vehicles
Lane for Specific Types of Vehicles
35. Lane for Tow Trucks on Expressway
Lane for Tow Trucks on Expressway
36. Exclusive Lane
Exclusive Lane
37. Priority Lane for Route Bus
Priority Lane for Route Bus
38. Designated Lane for Tow Trucks on Motorway
Designated Lane for Tow Trucks on Motorway
39. Lane Direction Designation
Lane Direction Designation
40. Two-Step Right Turn for Mopeds
Two-Step Right Turn for Mopeds
41. Small Right Turn for Mopeds
Small Right Turn for Mopeds
42. Sound Horn
Sound Horn
43. Sounding Zone

Indicates that cars and street cars should sound the horn in the designated zone
Sounding Zone
44. Slow Down
Slow Down
45. Give Way
Give Way
46. Stop
Stop
47. Stop/Give Way
Stop/Give Way
48. Closed to Pedestrians
Closed to Pedestrians
49. Crossing by Pedestrians Prohibited
Crossing by Pedestrians Prohibited
 
Designations Signs
Designations Signs
50. Abreast Riding Permitted
Abreast Riding Permitted
51. Driving on Tracks Permitted
Driving on Tracks Permitted
52. Parking Permitted
Parking Permitted
53. Stopping Permitted
Stopping Permitted
54. Right of Way
Right of Way
55. Center Line
Center Line
56. Stop Line
Stop Line
57. Pedestrian Crossing
Pedestrian Crossing
58. Bicycle Crossing Zone
Bicycle Crossing Zone
59. Pedestrian and Bicycle Crossing Zone
Pedestrian and Bicycle Crossing Zone
60. Safety Zone
Safety Zone
61. Advance Warning
(indicates traffic regulation shown by the sign is in place ahead)
Advance Warning
AUXILIARY SIGNS
AUXILIARY SIGNS
62. Distance and zone designation
Distance and zone designation
63. Applicable date and time
Applicable date and time
64. Types of applicable vehicles
Types of applicable vehicles
65. Start of traffic regulation
Start of traffic regulation
start of regulation designated by the sign
66. Zone or section of regulation
Zone or section of regulation

Zone regulated by the sign
67. End of traffic regulation
End of traffic regulation
End of regulation designated by the sign
68. Schooling route
Schooling route
69. Railroad crossing
Railroad crossing
70. Side wind
Side wind
71. Animals
Animals
72. Caution
Caution
73. Caution on specific items
Caution on specific items
74. Explanation for traffic regulation
Explanation for traffic regulation
75. Direction
Direction
(refers to the route,facility or place indicated by the sign)
76. Place name
Place name