#1. What does this traffic sign mean?
Priority must be given to vehicles from the opposite direction on a narrow length of road.
#2. What is the meaning of this sign?
No overtaking. The sign is used where forward visibility makes overtaking hazardous and the prohibition is not dealt with by double white lines. No overtaking signs might also be used at road works.
#3. What does this sign mean?
This is a regulatory No U-turn sign. It means that you are not allowed to make a U-turn.
#4. This warning sign means:
This sign is used on the approach to a railway level crossing which is equipped with gates or barriers. It is also used at a tramway crossing if barriers are provided.
#5. This sign means:
Advance warning of a bend which a driver might find difficult to negotiate without slowing down and the severity of which cannot easily be seen either by day or by night.
#6. What does this sign mean?
The red cross means no stopping, not even to pick up or set down passengers. The sign is used to indicate a 24-hour clearway (usually on a rural road) or may be incorporated into other signs with the words No stopping.
#7. This traffic sign means:
The national speed limit for the type of road and class of traffic applies.
#8. This traffic sign means:
This sign means no vehicles – except pedal cycles being pushed by hand.
#9. What does this sign mean?
End of dual carriageway. The sign indicates the resumption of two-way traffic on a single carriageway road after a length of dual carriageway.
#10. When you see this sign, you must:
No entry for vehicular traffic, including pedal cycles (usually indicates the end of a one-way road where all traffic is travelling in the other direction)
This British Traffic Signs Quiz
Some of the Most Common Traffic Signs on British Roads
It’s not easy to learn all the traffic signs you must know for your driving licence test, but you should have a clear understanding of some of the most common traffic signs. If nothing else, it’s a good start when you are preparing for your examination.
See if you recognize all of these common traffic signs. You should have no problem reaching a full score if you are serious about getting your driving licence.
Study more common traffic signs: “Know Your Traffic Signs“.