How to learn UK road signs
Learning UK road signs is something that will unfortunately require you to
take the time to study them all. Many signs turn up in the theory test so
you do need to take the time to do this. But of course the most important
reason is that you will encounter many road signs whilst driving and knowing
what they mean and being able to take the appropriate action is key to being
a safe driver.
There are some general rules that it is worth remembering when studying the
different road signs.
There are two clues to a warning sign. The first is that they are generally
triangular in shape; the second is that many of them have a thick red border
line around them (although not all of them). Therefore if you see a sign
that's triangular with a red border, and it contains a snowflake, then think
of warnings related to snow and you should be able to come up with "risk of
Road signs that give you information of some sort are rectangular, for
instance a sign telling you that there are traffic cameras in operation.
When it comes to orders and telling you not to do something, then you will
usually see a sign with a red circle on them.
For instance, a red bordered circle with a speed inside, say 40, tells you
that you cannot go faster than 40, in other words that 40 is the maximum
speed in mph that is permitted.
In addition to learning what all the road signs mean, remember that there
are also the road markings, and it is essential that you learn and
understand what all of these mean in order to be a safe driver. In addition
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