We all know that around the globe, traffic signs are placed on top of the roadsides to aware and provide information to the people who are traveling through roads. In Pakistan, road signs are entirely based on the concept of the British road sign system. It is all the more critical as to pass the road sign test before getting a driver’s license. This is for a reason we do say that it is much essential to learn about the traffic signs, their symbols and what they represent and mean.

Traffic Signs A Simple Guide To Understand Road Signs

Talk About List of Different Categories of Traffic Signs:

Hence the traffic signs are categorized as listed below:
Mandatory traffic signs
Informatory road symbols
Warning road signs
Hazardous traffic symbols
Constructions road signs
Highway traffic rules

What is Mandatory road signs?

Mandatory road signs are taken to be the order as which everyone has to follow no matter what. There is somehow no entry for motorbikes as it means bikes cannot enter this road if otherwise, he/she will be dealt with the medium as according to the law. The signs are based as typically placed in a circle shape or different triangle shape.


What Is Informatory road signs?

Informatory road signs are entirely based on the information such as there is a hospital ahead as these signs also include help and direction.

Information about Warning road signs:

Warning road signs, as it has been all evident from the name are placed to warn the commuter about a situation such as sharp curve ahead or steep ascent, as well as dangerous descent, slippery roads, or the road dips that are coming all into your way.

Information about Construction road symbols:

Construction road symbols are merely taken out to be the sub-type information road signs. They are generally in the shade of the yellow such as work in progress, that is saying as sorry for the inconvenience, roadworks 1 KM ahead, or end of roadworks and any temporary restrictions, or even the temporary lane closure. The purpose of these roadside traffic signs is just the way to reduce the speed of the vehicle and to alert the driver to be careful while driving.

Highway traffic rules/symbols are symbols in the blue shade. They are all the displayed all over the highway to provide information to the people traveling from there. Plus the Hazardous traffic symbols do make you warn all about the explosive materials so that the commuter keeps its distance. It would be named for the following, as well as spontaneously combustible, or being active, Organic peroxide, or also being corrosive.


People in Pakistan usually are not much aware about what a particular road sign or safety sign means or also in the condition if someone knows they don’t bother to follow it. This is somehow the sad sort of trend. We are sure that this blog post would have helped you a lot in learning about the traffic signs and their complete set of understanding.