Informatory Road Signs

These signs are meant to provide information on direction, destination, roadside facilities, etc. to the road user. Following informative road signs helps a driver in saving time, reaching destination without wandering around. These signs are generally facilitators to the driver. These signs are normally blue in colour.

DESTINATION SIGN DESTINATION SIGN

destination sign

This sign indicates the direction and distance to various destinations falling on that particular road. These signs are generally installed before intersections.
 
DIRECTION SIGN

direction sign

RE-ASSURANCE SIGN

re-assurance sign

This sign shows that direction and distance of the destination/place written on it. This sign board helps drivers in locating the places and thus is very helpful in saving time and fuel.
This sign assures the driver that he is on right path and also tells the distance of the places written on it.
 
PLACE IDENTIFICATION SIGN

place identification sign

PUBLIC TELEPHONE

public telephone

This sign identifies the area. This sign tells that the limit of the particular area has started. This sign is illustrative on national highways.
This sign indicates the availability of Telephone near road.
 
PETROL PUMP

petrol pump

HOSPITAL

hospital

This informatory sign indicates that there is a Petrol Pump ahead. Sometimes distance is also indicated on this sign which gives an idea that how far is the Petrol pump from the sign post.
This sign indicates that there is Hospital nearby. The drivers should be careful while driving through this stretch and should not honk unnecessarily.
 
FIRST AID POST

first aid post

EATING PLACE

eating place

This sign shows that there is a First Aid facility nearby which is very useful in case of emergency or accidents. These are normally erected on highways and rural roads.
This sign indicates that there is an eating-place in the vicinity. This sign is common on highways and long stretches of road.
 
LIGHT REFRESHMENT

light refreshment

RESTING PLACE

resting place

This sign indicates there is facility of Light refreshment nearby on the road.
This sign is erected near motel, lodge or any other facility for resting on the road. These signs can be seen on highways.
 
NO THOROUGH ROAD

no thorough road

NO THOROUGH SIDE ROAD

no thorough side road

This sign is erected at the entry of such roads from which no exit is available.
This sign indicates that there is no through side road on the main road. It helps driver in maneuvering the vehicle.
 
PARK THIS SIDE

park this side

PARKING BOTH SIDE

parking both side

This sign is erected at destination telling exactly where to park your vehicles. This also indicates the type of vehicles to be parked.
This sign is erected at destination telling exactly where to park your vehicles. This sign indicates that vehicles can be parked on both sides.
 
PARKING SCOOTERS AND MOTORCYCLES

parking scooters and motorcycles

PARKING LOT CYCLES

parking lot cycles

This sign is erected at destination, which is meant for parking scooters and motorcycles.
This sign is erected at destination telling exactly where to park your vehicles. This particular sign indicates that this parking is meant for cycles.
 
PARKING LOT TAXIS

parking lot taxis

PARKING LOT AUTORICKSHAWS

parking lot auto rickshaws

This sign is erected at destination which is meant for parking taxis only.
This sign is erected at destination, which is meant for parking Auto rickshaws. This is also helpful for citizens as they can find auto rickshaws at one place.
 
PARKING LOT CYCLE RICKSHAWS

parking lot Cycle rickshaws

FLOOD GUAGE

flood guage

This sign is erected at destination, which is meant for parking Cycle rickshaws.
This signs are erected on highways/roads near river, canal, lake etc. This sign indicates the level of water. It also cautions the danger level of the water.
 

Courtesy:- Ministry of Road Transport & Highways, Government of India


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