Theory Test: Road & Traffic Signs

To learn all about the Road & Traffic Signs category, watch the video or read the article below.

The theory test featuring questions from this category is at the bottom of the page.

Topics Include

  • Road Signs – knowing the meanings of different road signs.
  • Speed Limits – being aware of and planning for speed limit signs.
  • Road Markings – knowing the meanings of road markings.
  • Regulations – knowing the regulations associated with road signs & markings.

A good knowledge of road signs and road markings is essential. For pictures and explanations see our road signs page. For motorway signs see our motorway driving page.

To test your knowledge you can take our two Road signs test 01Road sign test 02

Road Markings

  • You would see a contraflow bus and cycle lane on a one-way street.
  • Zig-Zag lines at pedestrian crossings mean no parking at any time.

Centre Solid White Lines

You must not cross or straddle a solid white line in the centre of the road unless:

  • you’re turning into a junction
  • you need to pass a stationary vehicle
  • you need to overtake a cyclist, horse or road maintenance vehicle if they’re moving at 10mph or less.

Traffic Lights

  • Red light – you must stop and wait behind the stop line.
  • Amber light – stop at the stop line.
  • Green light – continue forward unless your exit from the junction is blocked.

General Road Sign Rules

 You must obey signs giving orders. These signs are usually in red circles

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Signs that give instructions are blue and circular give instructions.

Signs with brown backgrounds display tourist information

White rectangles are used for direction signs on non-primary routes or for plates used in combination with warning and regulatory signs.

Green rectangles are used for direction signs on primary routes.

Blue rectangles are used for information signs except on motorways where blue is used for direction signs.

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Road Signs Theory Test 01

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Which is the sign for a ring road?

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Which of these signs means the end of a dual carriageway?

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Which of these signs means there is a double bend ahead?

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What shape id a STOP sign at a junction?

Stop Sign Road Sign

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Which sign means no stopping?

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Which sign means no motor vehicles are allowed?

No motor vehicles

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What is the meaning of this sign?

slippery_road_ahead_road_sign

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What is the meaning of this sign?

school_crossing_patrol_road_sign

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What is the meaning of this sign?

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What is the meaning of this sign?

National speed limit applies.

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What is the meaning of this sign?

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What is the meaning of this sign?

Tunnel Ahead

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T-junction

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Roundabout

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steep-hill-down

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No Stopping

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end-of-minimum-speed-limit

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staggered junction

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sharp-deviation-of-route-to-left

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What is the meaning of this sign?

double-bend-first-to-left

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one way traffic

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no_vehicles_over_width_shown

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road_narrow_both_sides

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What is the meaning of this sign?

route_pedal_cycles_only

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No Motor Vehicles

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no_left_turn

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no_entry

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swing_open_bridge

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falling_rocks_road_sign

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What is the meaning of this sign?

level_crossing_ahead_without_barrier_road_sign

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light_signals_ahead_road_sign

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hump_bridge_road_sign

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What is the meaning of this sign?

traffic_queues_likely_road_sign

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What is the meaning of this sign?

steep_hill_upwards_road_sign

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