Traffic Sign

STOP AND GIVE WAY SIGNS

STOP SIGN:

This sign is used on roadways where traffic is required to stop before entering a major road. The vehicle shall proceed past the stop line only after ascertaining that ths will not cause any damage to traffic on the main road.

GIVE WAY SIGN:

This sign is used to assign right-of-way to traffic on certain roadways and intersections, the intention being that the vehicles controlled by the sign must give way to the other traffic having the right-of-way.

NO PARKING AND NO STOPING SIGNS

NO PARKING:

This sign is erected where parking is not allowed but vehicles can stop for short duration to allow passengers to get into or get out of the vehicle. The sign should be accompanied by suitable kerb or carriageway markings.

NO PARKING OR STANDING:

This sign is erected where vehicles are prohibited to stop even temporarily.

SPEED LIMIT AND VEHICLES CONTROL SINGS

SPEED LIMIT:

This sign is erected at the beginning of the section of the road or area covered by a speed restriction, with numerals indicating the speed limit in kilometers per hour.

WIDTH LIMIT:

This sign is used where entry of vehicles exceeding a particular width is prohibited.


HEIGHT LIMIT:

This sign is erected in advance of an overhead structure where entry is prohibited for vehicles whose height exceeds a certain limit.

LOAD LIMIT:

This sign is used where entry of vehicles is prohibited for vehicles whose laden weight exceeds a certain limits.

CAUTIONARY SIGNS

RIGHT/LEFT HAND CURVE:

This sign is used where the direction of alignment changes. The sign forewarns the driver to reduce the speed and proceed cautiously along the road.


RIGHT/LEFT HAIR PIN BEND

This sign is used where the change in direction is so considerable that it amounts to reversal of direction. The symbol bends to right or left depending upon the road


RIGHT/LEFT REVERSE BEND

This sign is used where the nature of the reverse bend is not obvious to approaching traffic and constitutes a hazard. If the first curve is to the right, a right reverse bend shall be used. If the first curve is to the left, a left reverse bend is used.

PROHIBITORY SIGNS

PEDESTRIAN PROHIBITED:

This sign is erected on each enry to the road where pedestrians are to be prohibited.

HORN PROHIBITED:

This sign is used on stretches of the road where sounding of horn is not allowed, near hospitals and in silence zones.


VEHICLES RROHIBITED IN BOTH DIRECTIONS:

This sign is used at the approact end of the roads where entry to all types of vehicular traffic is prohibited, especially in areas which have been designed as pedestrian malls.

ALL MOTOR VEHICLES PROHIBITED:

This sign is used at places where entry to all types of motor vehicles is prohibited.


OVERTAKING PROHIBITED:

This sign is erected at the beginning of such sections of highways where sight distance is restricted and overtaking will be dangerous.

U-TURN PROHIBITED:

This sign is used at places where vehicles are forbidden to make a turn to the reverse direction of travel between the sign and the next inter-section beyond it.

FACILITY INFORMATION SIGNS

PUBLIC TELEPHONE:

This sign is displayed on long stretches of roads in rural area indicating the distance to the nearest public telephone on supplementary plate, where it is in inconspicuous position.

FILLING STATION:

This sign is displayed on long stretches of roads in rural area at the entry to the road leading to the facility.


FIRST AID POST:

This sign is used to notify drivers on long stretches of roads in rural area of the first aid facility which may be helpful in case of emergency.

EATING PLACE:

This sign is used to indicate where a regular eating place is located.

PARKING SIGNS

PARKING THIS SIDE:
PARKING BOTH SIDES:
SCOOTER & MOTOR CYCLE STAND:
CYCLE STAND:
TAXI STAND:
AUTO-RICKSHAW STAND: