Traffic Signs

Command Signs

Command signs

Name: Minimum speed sign (R101, TR101)
Where: On any road where slow-moving vehicles could disrupt the traffic flow.
Purpose: To regulate the minimum speed of traffic.
Action: Do not drive slower than the speed indicated in km/h.

Name: Vehicles exceeding mass only (R102)
Where: On any public road.
Purpose: To compel drivers of certain heavy vehicles to use the road or part of the road indicated by this road traffic sign.
Action: When driving a vehicle with a Gross Vehicle Mass (GVM) or Gross Combination Mass (GCM) in excess of the mass indicated in tons, use only the part of the road indicated by this sign.
  • f the GVM or GCM of your vehicle is less than the mass indicated in tons, use a part of the road not indicated by this sign.

Name: Keep left (R103) - Keep right (R104)
Where: At obstructions such as traffic islands. Only one of these signs will be displayed at a time.
Purpose: To indicate that you must drive to the left or right of an obstruction where the sign is displayed.
Action: Pass to the left or right of the obstruction, as indicated by the sign.

Name: Proceed left only (R105) Proceed right only (R106) Proceed straight only (R107)
Where: At intersections.
Purpose: To indicate the direction in which you must proceed.
Action: Drive only in the direction indicated by the arrow.

Name: Turn left only (R108) Turn right only (R109)
Where: At intersections.
Purpose: To indicate to drivers the direction in which they must turn at the intersection ahead.
Action: Proceed only in the direction indicated by the arrow.

Name: Pedestrians only (R110)
Where: At the beginning of any road or part of a road.
Purpose: To indicate that the road or part of the road may be used by pedestrians only.
Action: Do not use the road or part of the road indicated by this sign.
  • Pedestrians may use only the part of the road indicated by this sign

Name: Cyclists only (R111)
Where: At the beginning of any road or part of a road.
Purpose: To indicate that the road or part of the road may be used by cyclists only.
Action: Do not use the road or part of the road indicated by this sign.
  • Cyclists may use only the part of the road indicated by this sign.

Name: Cyclists and pedestrians only (R112, R113, R114, R115, TR112, TR113, TR114 and TR115)
Where: At the beginning of any road or part of the road.
Purpose: To indicate that a road or part of a road may be used by cyclists and/or pedestrians only.
  • To indicate to cyclists and pedestrians which part of a road they must
  • Signs R113 and TR115 indicate that part of the road is divided and that part may be used by cyclists and pedestrians
  • A certain part may be used by cyclists or by pedestrians only, as indicated by the road traffic
Action: Do not drive on this road or part of this road.
  • Cyclists and pedestrians may use only that part of the road indicated by these signs.
  • Where this part of the road is divided, cyclists may use the part indicated on the sign by a bicycle symbol.
  • Pedestrians may use the part indicated on the sign by a pedestrian symbol.

Name: Motorcycles only (R116, TR116)
Where: At the beginning of any road or part of a road.
Purpose: Indicate that a road or part of a road may be used by motorcyclists only.
Action: Motorcyclists must follow the route indicated by the road traffic sign.
  • No driver of any other vehicle may use the road or part of the road indicated by this
  • Motorcyclists may use only that part of the road indicated by this sign.

Name: Motor cars only (R117, TR117)
Where: At the beginning of any road or part of the road.
Purpose: Indicate that a road or part of a road may be used by motorcars only.
Action: You may only drive a motorcar on this road or this part of the road.
  • Where this sign is displayed, you must use that part of the road indicated by this sign.
  • When driving one of the following vehicles, you may use such a road only when the sign depicting your type of vehicle is displayed.

Name: Taxis only (R118, TR118)
Where: At the beginning of any road or part of a road.
Purpose: To indicate that the road or portion of the road is set aside for use by taxis.
Action: The driver of the taxi shall use that road.

Name: Minibuses only (R119, TR119)
Where: At the beginning of any road or part of a road.
Purpose: Indicates that the road or a portion of the road is set aside for use by minibuses
Action: The driver of a minibus shall only use such road or portion of such road.

Name: Midi buses only (R120, TR120)
Where: At the beginning of any road or part of a road.
Purpose: Indicates that the road or a portion of the road is set aside for use by midibuses.
Action: and that the driver of a midibus shall only use such road or portion of such road.

Name: Buses only (R121, TR121)
Where: At the beginning of any road or part of a road.
Purpose: Indicates that the road or a portion of the road is set aside for use by buses.
Action: The driver of a bus shall only use such road or portion of such road.

Name: Delivery vehicles only (R122, TR122)
Where: At the beginning of any road or part of a road.
Purpose: Indicates that the road or a portion of the road is set aside for use by delivery vehicles only
Action: The driver of a delivery vehicle shall only use such road or portion of such road.

Name: Goods vehicles only (R123, TR123)
Where: At the beginning of any road or part of a road.
Purpose: Indicates that the road or portion of the road is set aside for use by goods vehicles.
Action: The driver of such goods vehicle shall only use such road or portion of such road.

Name: Goods vehicles exceeding an indicated GVM (R124, TR124)
Where: At the beginning of any road or part of a road.
Purpose: Indicates that the road or a portion of the road is set aside for use by goods vehicles with a gross vehicle mass (GVM) or a gross combination mass (GCM) exceeding the mass indicated in tonnes by means of a number on such sign.
Action: The driver of such goods vehicle shall only use such road or portion of such road.

Name: Construction vehicles only (R125, TR125)
Where: In areas where there is mining and industrial activities taking place.
Purpose: Indicates that the road or a portion of the road is set aside for use by construction vehicles
Action: The driver of a construction vehicle shall only use such road or portion of such road.

Name: Vehicles transporting dangerous substances only (R126, TR126)
Where: In areas where there is mining and industrial activities taking place.
Purpose: Indicates that the road or a portion of the road is set aside for use by vehicles conveying dangerous goods
Action: The driver of a vehicle conveying dangerous goods shall only use such road or portion of such road.

Name: Abnormal vehicles only (R127, TR127)
Where: In areas where there is mining and industrial activities taking place.
Purpose: Indicates that the road or a portion of the road is set aside for use by abnormal vehicles.
Action: The driver of an abnormal vehicle shall only use such road or portion of such road.

Name: Rickshaws only (R128, TR128)
Where: In areas where there many tourist tractions.
Purpose: Indicates that the road or a portion of the road is set aside for use by rickshaws.
Action: The person pulling a rickshaw shall only use such road or portion of such road.

Name: Tour buses only (R129, TR129)
Where: In areas where there are tourist attractions or at stations and airports.
Purpose: Indicates that the road or a portion of the road is set aside for use by tour buses.
Action: The driver of a tour bus shall only use such road or portion of such road.

Name: Agricultural vehicles only (R130, TR130)
Where: In areas where there are farms and other activities that require agricultural vehicles.
Purpose: Indicates that the road or a portion of the road is set aside for use by agricultural vehicles
Action: The driver of an agricultural vehicle shall only use such road or portion of such road.

Name: Animal-drawn vehicles only (R131, TR131)
Where: On any road
Purpose: Indicates that the road or a portion of the road is set aside for use by animal- drawn vehicles
Action: The driver of an animal-drawn vehicle shall only use such road or portion of such road.

Name: Buses and minibuses only (R134, TR134)
Where:  
Purpose: Indicates that the road or portion of the road is set aside for use by buses and minibuses.
Action: The driver of a bus or minibus shall only use such road or portion of such road.

Name: Buses and midi buses only (R135, TR135)
Where: At the beginning of any road or part of a road.
Purpose: Indicates that the road or portion of the road is set aside for use by buses and midibuses.
Action: The driver of a bus or midibus shall only use such road or portion of such road.

Name: Buses, midi buses and minibuses only (R136, TR136)
Where: At the beginning of any road or part of a road.
Purpose: Indicates that the road or portion of the road is set aside for use by buses, midibuses and minibuses.
Action: The driver of a bus, midibus or minibus shall only use such road or portion of such road.

Name: Pay toll (R132)
Where: On any road.
Purpose: To give you a last opportunity to follow an alternative route, or to proceed on the route and pay toll fees.
Action: Consider both the alternative and the route indicated by this road traffic sign and decide in good time which to follow.

Name: Switch headlamps on (R133, TR133)
Where: On any road especially in mountainous areas before a tunnel.
Purpose: To indicate that you must switch on your headlights in order to see and be seen.
Action: Switch the lights of your vehicle on in the dip position.

Name: Roundabout (R137, TR137)
Where: On any road where there are multiple roads intersecting.
Purpose: To indicate that you must move in a clockwise direction at the junction.
Action: Yield right of way to vehicle approaching from the right within the roundabout, where such vehicles are close enough to cause a danger or potential danger. Proceed clockwise at the junction if it is safe to do so.

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