Traffic 10 road signs and their meaning everyone should know

Knowing about the common road signs is not enough. One must be able to recognize them immediately and obey them without hesitation.

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The importance of an in-depth knowledge of road signs and signals in Nigeria cannot be overemphasized. As a matter of fact, it should be known to every driver that it is compulsory for them have it.

Because road signs and signals are formulated to ensure a smooth and safe traffic flow.

However, knowing about the common road signs is not enough. One must be able to recognize them immediately, and obey them without hesitation.

What is the difference between regulatory signs and warning signs?

Regulatory signs are signs that indicate laws that must be obeyed.

And, except for STOP, GIVE WAY and ROUNDABOUT signs, most regulatory signs are depicted with rectangles.

They are usually black on a white background. Sometimes they also have a colour such as red. Some parking signs are green on white.

On the other hand, warning signs are signs that tell you that there may be dangers ahead. They are usually black on a yellow background and are mostly diamond shaped.

Here are 10 traffic signs and their meaning

1. (School environment) School children crossing.

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2. Caution: Work is going on.

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3. You cannot make a U- turn here.

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4. You must not park here.

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5. Round about ahead.

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6. You must not turn left.

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7. Narrow bridge ahead.

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8. Warning: Sharp bend ahead.

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9. No entry.

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10. Trucks not allowed.

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