Signs giving orders

Signs with red circles are mostly prohibitive. Plates below signs qualify their message.

Entry to 20 mph zone

Entry to 20 mph zone

End of 20 mph zone

End of 20 mph zone

Maximum speed

Maximum speed

National speed limit applies

National speed limit applies

School crossing patrol

School crossing patrol

Stop and give way

Stop and give way

Give way to traffic on major road

Give way to traffic on major road

Manually operated temporary STOP and GO signs

Manually operated temporary STOP and GO signs

Manually operated temporary STOP and GO signs

Manually operated temporary STOP and GO signs

No entry for vehicular traffic

No entry for vehicular traffic

No vehicles except bicycles being pushed

No vehicles except bicycles being pushed

No cycling

No cycling

No motor vehicles

No motor vehicles

No buses (over 8 passenger seats)

No buses (over 8 passenger seats)

No overtaking

No overtaking

No towed caravans

No towed caravans

No vehicles carrying explosives

No vehicles carrying explosives

No vehicle or combination of vehicles over length shown

No vehicle or combination of vehicles over length shown

No vehicles over height shown

No vehicles over height shown

No vehicles over width shown

No vehicles over width shown

Give priority to vehicles from opposite direction

Give priority to vehicles from opposite direction

No right turn

No right turn

No left turn

No left turn

No U-turns

No U-turns

No goods vehicles over maximum gross weight shown (in tonnes) except for loading and unloading

No goods vehicles over maximum gross weight shown (in tonnes) except for loading and unloading

No vehicles over maximum gross weight shown (in tonnes)

No vehicles over maximum gross weight shown (in tonnes)

Parking restricted to permit holders

Parking restricted to permit holders

No stopping during period indicated except for buses

No stopping during period indicated except for buses

No stopping during times shown except for as long as necessary to set down or pick up passengers

No stopping during times shown except for as long as necessary to set down or pick up passengers

No waiting

No waiting

No stopping (Clearway)

No stopping (Clearway)

Signs with blue circles but no red border mostly give positive instruction.

Ahead only

Ahead only

Turn left ahead (right if symbol reversed)

Turn left ahead (right if symbol reversed)

Turn left (right if symbol reversed)

Turn left (right if symbol reversed)

Keep left (right if symbol reversed)

Keep left (right if symbol reversed)

Vehicles may pass either side to reach same destination

Vehicles may pass either side to reach same destination

Mini-roundabout (roundabout circulation - give way to vehicles from the immediate right)

Mini-roundabout (roundabout circulation - give way to vehicles from the immediate right)

Route to be used by pedal cycles only

Route to be used by pedal cycles only

Segregated pedal cycle and pedestrian route

Segregated pedal cycle and pedestrian route

Minimum speed

Minimum speed

End of minimum speed

End of minimum speed

Buses and cycles only

Buses and cycles only

Trams only

Trams only

Pedestrian crossing point over tramway

Pedestrian crossing point over tramway

One-way traffic (note: compare circular ‘Ahead only’ sign)

One-way traffic (note: compare circular ‘Ahead only’ sign)

With-flow bus and cycle lane

With-flow bus and cycle lane

Contra-flow bus lane

Contra-flow bus lane

With-flow pedal cycle lane

With-flow pedal cycle lane

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