#1. This sign prohibits vehicles over a certain:
No vehicles over maximum width shown.
#2. This blue sign means:
The pass either side sign is used on traffic islands, usually situated in one-way roads. Drivers may pass either side of the sign to reach the same destination immediately beyond.
#3. What does this traffic sign mean?
End of minimum speed requirement.
#4. What does this sign indicate?
The national speed limit for the type of road and class of traffic applies.
#5. This sign tells you:
Proceed to the left, in the direction of the arrow. The sign indicates the only route that may lawfully be taken through a junction. A sign like this may point horizontally to the left or to the right, or vertically upwards.
#6. What is the meaning of this traffic sign?
Entrance to a zone where a 20 mph speed limit is enforced by traffic calming measures. There may be no 20 mph repeater signs within the zone.
#7. What does this traffic sign tell you?
Priority must be given to vehicles from the opposite direction on a narrow length of road.
#8. This traffic sign tells you:
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.
#9. What does this sign tell you?
Vehicles must not go beyond the sign. The sign may be placed only by a police officer in uniform or a person acting under the instructions or authority of the chief officer of police. The sign gives an instruction to drivers not to proceed beyond it. It may be placed on a highway for a period not exceeding seven days.
#10. What does this sign indicate?
Buses and cycles only.
#11. What does this sign mean?
End of goods vehicles restriction.
#12. 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.
#13. This sign means:
Route for trams only.
#14. What does this sign mean?
The one-way traffic sign requires vehicles to proceed in one direction only.
#15. What does this sign prohibit?
The sign prohibits towed caravans. It is typically placed at difficult hills or narrow roads where an alternative route is available. It could also be used to protect unsuitable roads close to a touring caravan site.
#16. This regulatory sign means:
This sign means no vehicles – except pedal cycles being pushed by hand.
#17. This traffic sign informs you that:
The sign indicates an alternative route (straight) to take to avoid a low bridge.
#18. What does this regulatory sign mean?
This is a regulatory No U-turn sign. It means that you are not allowed to make a U-turn.
#19. This traffic sign prohibits:
The sign prohibits the use of a road by motor vehicles.
#20. This traffic sign means:
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)
Traffic Signs Quiz about U.K. Regulatory Traffic Signs
Study British Regulatory Traffic Signs
Here are 20 questions about some common British regulatory traffic signs, all of which you should learn for your DVSA examination. It’s a good idea to aim for a score of at least 90% on this test.
All these regulatory traffic signs are found in “Know Your Traffic Signs“, published by Department for Transport. You can get a hard copy in book stores or download the PDF-version for free.
Regulatory traffic signs are just one small part of the theory test. For car drivers the test has of 50 multiple-choice questions. To pass you need to correctly answer 43 out of the 50 questions (86%).