The RAC's 20-question UK road signs quiz

The RAC's 20-question UK road signs quiz
Our unique free road signs test offers 20 questions to help new drivers learn the meaning of road signs and give experienced drivers the chance to brush up on their knowledge.

Knowing road signs is a crucial part of your driving skillset and is important to helping you stay safe on the road - so if you don't get 20 out of 20 first time then take that test again until you do!

Below are 20 road signs with three multiple choice answers, make your choice as to the correct meaning of each sign then check against the answers at the bottom of the page to see how well you have done.

1.

 

A) National speed limit applies

B) Waiting prohibited

C) Start of motorway regulations

 

2.

A) Overhead cable repairs ahead

B) Junction ahead controlled by a STOP or GIVE WAY sign

C) Traffic signals ahead

 

3.

A) Vehicular traffic approaching from the left and right

B) Merge in turn

C) Vehicular traffic may reach the same destination by passing either side of the sign

 

4.

A) Parking on verge or footway strictly prohibited

B) Vehicles may be parked partially on the verge or footway

C) Vehicles may be parked wholly on the verge or footway

 

5.

A) Other danger ahead. Plate beneath indicates the nature of the hazard

B) Vehicles carrying explosives prohibited

C) Dust cloud danger ahead

 

6.

A) No entry for vehicular traffic

B) No overtaking

C) All vehicles prohibited except pedal cycles being pushed by pedestrians

 

7.

A) Motor vehicles except solo motor cycles prohibited

B) Motor vehicles prohibited

C) No entry for vehicular traffic

 

8.

A) Traffic has priority over vehicles from the opposite direction

B) Traffic from the opposite direction has priority

C) Give way to traffic on the major road

 

9.

A) Appropriate traffic lanes for different manoeuvres at a junction ahead

B) Bus lane on road at junction ahead

C) Additional traffic joining from the right ahead

 

10.

A) T-junction ahead

B) No through road for vehicular traffic

C) Two-way traffic on route crossing ahead

 

11.

A) Vehicular traffic should not proceed beyond the sign when displayed during works on or near the road

B) Vehicular traffic should proceed slowly owing to workforce in the road

C) Temporary entrance to a construction or road works site

 

12.

A) Horse drawn vehicles prohibited

B) Accompanied horses or ponies likely to be in or crossing road ahead

C) Horse drawn vehicles likely to be in road ahead

 

13.

A) Traffic merges from the right

B) Traffic merges from the left

C) Side road ahead (left)

 

14.

A) Slow moving military vehicles likely to be crossing or in the road

B) Tracked vehicles prohibited

C) Priority given to military vehicles

 

15.

A) End of 30 miles per hour minimum speed limit

B) Maximum speed limit of 30 miles per hour

C) Minimum speed limit of 30 miles per hour

 

16.

A) No through road for vehicular traffic in direction indicated from junction ahead

B) Side road ahead (left)

C) T-junction ahead (left)

 

17.

A) No overtaking

B) Two-way traffic

C) Dual carriageway ends ahead

 

18.

A) Low flying aircraft ahead

B) Side winds likely ahead

C) Airport entrance ahead

 

19.

A) Riding of cycles prohibited

B) End of cycle lane, track or route

C) Cycle route ahead warning

 

20.

A) Road (congestion) charge zone reminder

B) Crossroads ahead

C) Contra-flow cycle lane

Answers

a, b, c, c, a, c, b, a, a, b, a, a, b, a, c, a, a, b, a, a

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