English Vocabulary: Road Signs (in the United Kingdom)

Road signs or traffic signs are signs erected at the side of or above roads to give instructions or provide information to road users.

Traffic signing in the UK conforms broadly to European norms, though a number of signs are unique to Britain and direction signs omit European route numbers.

List of Road signs in the United Kingdom

Ahead only

Turn left ahead

Turn left

Minimum speed

Maximum speed

Stop and yield

No waiting

No stopping

No entry


No motor vehicles

No cycling

No left turn

No U-turn

No overtaking

No blowing of horn

Two-way traffic ahead

Road narrows on both sides


Uneven road

Slippery road

Wild animals

Roundabout ahead

Crossroads ahead

Pedestrian crossing ahead

Bend to right

Double bend

Falling rocks

School crossing

Road work

Give way

Traffic signs ahead

Give priority to vehicles from opposite direction

Parking lot

One-way traffic

Dead end street

Priority over oncoming vehicles

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English Vocabulary: Road Signs (in the United Kingdom)

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