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  • (The Philippines)
  • The Philippines follows its rules towards traffic signs from the Vienna Convention on Road Signs and Signals, alongside with other countries such as India, Greece and Italy. The Vienna Convention on Road Signs and Signals is an international treaty designed to increase road safety and aid international road traffic by standardising the signing system for road traffic (road signs, traffic lights and road markings) in use internationally.
  • In article 2 the convention classes all road signs into a number of categories (A - H):A. Danger warning signsB. Priority signsC. Prohibitory or restrictive signsD. Mandatory signsF. Information, facilities, or service signsG. Direction, position, or indication signH. Additional panels
  • Warning signs can indicate any potentialhazard, obstacle or condition requiringspecial attention. Here are the most common warning signs:
  • General Auction SignCongestion Sign
  • Crossroad SignY-junctionSign
  • Traffic Circle SignTwo-wayTraffic Sign
  • Gentle Curve Signs
  • Sharp Curve Signs
  • Hairpin Curve Sign
  • Winding Road Signs
  • Combined Curves Signs
  • Lane Ends Signs
  • Traffic Signal Ahead Sign Traffic ControlSTOP Ahead Sign
  • Pedestrian Crossing SignPedestrianSign
  • Farm Animals Sign
  • Height Restriction Sign LengthRestriction Sign
  • Narrow Bridge SignSpeed Humps Sign
  • Slippery Road SignFalling Rocks Sign
  • Reduced Visibility SignElectric Shock Sign
  • Sharp Curve Chevron Signs
  • Flagman Ahead SignMen at Work Sign
  • Priority traffic signs indicate the order inwhich vehicles should pass intersectionpoints.Here are some common examples of PriorityTraffic Signs :
  • Stop SignGo Sign
  • Yield SignYield to Pedestrians Sign
  • No Entry SignYield to Oncoming Traffic Sign
  • One way Roadway Signs
  • Prohibitory or Restrictive Signs Prohibitory traffic signs are used to prohibitcertain types of manoeuvres or some types oftraffic. Here are some common examples ofprohibitory traffic signs:
  • Speed Limit SignMass Limit Sign
  • Height Restriction Sign LengthRestriction Sign
  • Excessive Noise Prohibited Sign Unauthorized VehiclesProhibited Sign
  • Left/Right Turn Prohibited SignLeft/Right Turn Ahead Prohibited Sign
  • U-Turn Prohibited Sign OvertakingProhibited Sign
  • Parking Prohibited Sign StoppingProhibited Sign
  • Pedestrian Prohibited Sign Pedal CycleProhibited Sign
  • Taxi Prohibited SignBus Prohibited Sign
  • Mandatory Signs Mandatory signs are roadsigns which are used to set theobligations of all traffic which use aspecific area of road. Unlike prohibitoryor restrictive signs, mandatory signs telltraffic what it must do, rather than mustnot do. Here are some common examples ofmandatory signs:
  • Minimum Speed SignVehicles Exceeding Mass Only Sign
  • Keep Left/Right Sign
  • Pedestrians Only SignTaxi Only Sign
  • Bus Only SignPay Toll Sign
  • Roundabout SignSwitch Head Lamps On Sign
  • INFORMATION, FACILITIES OR SERVICE SIGN Service signs are those that indicates aspecific facility by which many can finduseful, especially those that can be used formedical purposes, security, and food. Here are some common examples ofservice signs:
  • Parking Area SignHospital Sign
  • Dinner & Restaurant SignSchool Sign
  • Police SignMedical Services Sign
  • Gasoline Station SignDiesel Station Sign
  • A direction sign, more fully defined asa direction, position, or indication sign bythe Vienna Convention on Road Signs andSignals, is any road sign used primarily togive information about the location of eitherthe driver or possible destinations, and areconsidered a subset of the informative signsgroup. Here are some common examples ofIndication Signs:
  • Destination SignDestination w/ Distance Sign
  • 3-way Destination w/ Distance Sign
  • Go Slow Stop Down
  • Pedestrian Lights
  • Dont Walk Walk
  • Walk Dont Walk
  • Hand Signals Traffic Officers
  • Stop traffic approaching from the front.Stop traffic approaching from the rear.
  • Stop traffic approaching the front and rear.Indicates the traffic to proceed.
  • Flag signal to warning traffic.Flag signal to stop.
  • Flag signal to proceed.Flag signal to slow down.
  • Warning to slow moving vehicles.
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