Meaning of Types of Traffic Signs

When traveling on the road, it’s not uncommon to see traffic signs: blue, red, yellow, etc. But you don’t know what they really mean. The article below CarOn will answer your questions!

What are traffic signs?

Currently there are no specific regulations on traffic signs, however traffic signs can be understood as images and symbols placed on boards or traffic stations to provide information, instructions and warnings. for traffic participants.

Traffic signs play an important role in providing information about routes, traffic rules and special conditions to ensure safe and efficient travel on the road.

There are several types of traffic signs

According to Clause 4, Article 10 of the Road Traffic Law, the current traffic sign system includes the following 4 types:

Prohibition sign

Indicates prohibitions that traffic participants must not violate. Provide instructions on things such as: Prohibiting driving in the opposite direction, prohibiting left/right turns, prohibiting parking, etc. This helps maintain traffic order and ensure safety for car owners and people around.

Command symbol

Notify vehicle drivers of mandatory compliance requirements when participating in traffic, and provide instructions to drivers. For example: stop signs, minimum speed,…

Danger and warning signs

Hazard signs help warn of potentially dangerous situations on the road, such as dangerous curves, slippery areas, obstacles on the road, and other hazards. They provide early warning to drivers so they have time to prepare and adapt to avoid accidents.

Signposts indicating

Used to indicate directions or necessary things to help vehicles on the road grasp the necessary information, making it more convenient to travel.

Secondary signs, signs written in words

Used to provide additional explanations for the remaining sea groups.

Recognize traffic signs

Prohibition sign

Prohibition signs are signs used to prohibit unsafe and inappropriate behavior on the road. Identifying characteristics: circle, red border, white background, on the background are drawings or numbers, black writing (except in some special cases).

Prohibition signs have codes P (prohibited) and DP (no prohibition).

Danger and warning signs

Danger and warning signs are used to warn of dangerous situations that threaten the life and safety of road users. For example, dangerous curves, roads with frequent accidents, etc. Danger signs often have a triangle with a red border and a yellow background with a symbol or image that characterizes the specific danger.

Command sign

A command sign is a type of traffic sign used to control and guide traffic participants who must obey.

The command sign has a circle with a blue background and a white drawing inside.

Signposts indicating

This type of sign is used to provide instructions and information about direction, distance, location and other information related to the route. They help traffic participants know the correct route and make appropriate decisions during travel.

Additional signage

Secondary signs are additional traffic signs placed next to the main sign to provide additional information, instructions or warnings to road users. Secondary signs often have different shapes, sizes and colors compared to the main sign and have the function of explaining, expanding or clarifying the content of the main sign.

Additional signage

How to detect signs to avoid breaking the law

When traveling on the road, especially at night or in places where many trees cover traffic signs, making it too late to detect them. Understanding that, CarOn smart Android screen has launched the built-in traffic sign reading feature on the screen and voice warnings, helping you move confidently, drive safely and avoid breaking the law.

At the same time, the CarOn screen also has lane departure warning, distance warning, speed warning, etc.

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