Type and Meaning of Pavement Markings


Pavement Markings

Pavement Markings
Regulatory Marking
1. No U-turn
No U-turn
2. No entry on the right-hand part of the road for overtaking

(1)and(2)indicate vehicles passing the lanes A and B must not enter the right-hand part of the road for overtaking

(3)indicates vehicles passing the lane B must not enter the right-hand part of the road for overtaking
No entry on the right-hand part of the road for overtaking
3. Lane change prohibited
Lane change prohibited
4. No parking or stopping
No parking or stopping
5. No parking
No parking
6. Maximum speed limit
Maximum speed limit
7. No entry zone
No entry zone
8. No stoping zone
No stoping zone
9. Side strip
Side strip
10. No parking/stopping side strip

Parking or stopping is prohibited inside the strips demarcated by a single solid white line with parallel broken white line
No parking/stopping side strip
11. Pedestrian zone

Parking or stopping of vehicles and passage of light vehicles are prohiited inside side strips with double solid white line
Pedestrian zone
12. Vehicular lane

1.Vehicular lane established at a section of road other than main through lane of national expressway
(1) Indication by painted pavement markings
Or
(2) Indication by raised markings

2.Vehicular lanes established on the main through lane of national expressway
Vehicular lane
13. Right of way designation
Right of way designation
Indicates the through lane ahead has the right of way when two through lanes merge
14. Lane distinction by types of vehicles
Lane distinction by types of vehicles
(Characters marked in each lane show vehicle lane designations)
15. Lane distinction for specific types of vehicles
Lane distinction for specific types of vehicles
16. Lane for tow trucks on national expressway
Lane for tow trucks on national expressway
17. Exclusive vehicular lane
Exclusive vehicular lane
18. Route bus priority lane
Route bus priority lane
19. Designated lane for tow trucks on motorways
Designated lane for tow trucks on motorways
20. Lane direction
Lane direction
21. Right(Left)turn route
Right(Left)turn route
22. Parallel parking

1.Indicates parking space for one vehicle

2.Indicates parking space for more than two vehicles
Parallel parking
23. Rectangular parking
Rectangular parking
24. Diagonal parking
Diagonal parking
25. Bicycle zone inside the sidewalk
Bicycle zone inside the sidewalk

(Indicates bicycles must pass on sidewalks open to bicycles in the designated zone)
26. No entry of bicycles into the intersection
No entry of bicycles into the intersection
(Bicycles must not enter the intersection beyond the pavement marking)
27. End of traffic regulation
End of traffic regulation
(The end of traffic regulated zone indicated by the pavement marking)
 
DESIGNATION PAVEMENT MARKING
DESIGNATION PAVEMENT MARKING
28. Pedestrian crossing
Pedestrian crossing
29. Diagonal crossing permitted

1.Permitted during designated hours

2.Permitted throughout the day
Diagonal crossing permitted
30. Bicycle crossing lane
Bicycle crossing lane
31. Use the right part of the road
Use the right part of the road
32. Stop line
Stop line
33. Stop line for two-and four-wheeled vehicles
Stop line for two-and four-wheeled vehicles
34. Lane direction
Lane direction
35. Center line

1.Roads where passing the center line is strictly prohibited

2.Center line on other roads
(1) Painted marking
(2) Raised marking

3.Designation of center line at places other than the center of the road
(1) In effect on all days and hours
(2) In effect on designated days or hours

4.Marking for indicating the center line on the road when this is particularly necessary as mentioned in items 1 and 3-(1)
Center line
36. Border line of vehicular lanes

1.Painted marking
Or
2.Raised marking
Border line of vehicular lanes
37. Safety zone
Safety zone
38. Approach to a safety zone or an obstruction

1.Pass the designated side

2.Pass either side
Approach to a safety zone or an obstruction
39. Channeling zone
Channeling zone
(Channeling zone refers to the markings on the road that discourage passage on that section of the road to promote safe and smooth running of the traffic)
40. Street-Car stop
Street-Car stop
41. Approach to pedestrian and bicycle crossing
Approach to pedestrian and bicycle crossing
42. Priority road ahead
(Give Way)
Priority road ahead(Give Way)