Guidance overview: Know your traffic signs

Road traffic signage in Great Britain, including information on the signing system, regulatory signs, speed limit signs and all other signs.

Applies to England, Scotland and Wales

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Know your traffic signs

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Includes guidance on:

  • the signing system
  • regulatory signs
  • speed limit signs

You can buy a copy of Know your traffic signs online or from most high street bookshops.

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Published 1 September 2010
Last updated 4 May 2016 + show all updates
  1. Seventeenth impression.

  2. First published.

  1. Step 1 Check you're allowed to drive

    Most people can start learning to drive when they’re 17.

    1. Check what age you can drive
    2. Requirements for driving legally
    3. Driving eyesight rules
  2. Step 2 Get a provisional licence

  3. Step 3 Driving lessons and practice

  4. and Prepare for your theory test

  5. Step 4 Book and manage your theory test

  6. Step 5 Book and manage your driving test

  7. Step 6 When you pass

    You can start driving as soon as you pass your driving test.

    You must have an insurance policy that allows you to drive without supervision.

    1. Find out about Pass Plus training courses