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Regulatory road signs in Australia

Regulatory road signs tell you something you can’t do (e.g. no left turn), a specific restriction (e.g. a speed limit), something you can do (e.g. a u-turn is permitted but not compulsory), or something you must do (e.g. give way). Following is a non-exhaustive sampling of Australia’s regulatory signs from across the country.

Speed restrictions

Speed restriction signs indicate a maximum speed limit on that road either as a blanket limit or within time restrictions.

Australia_R4-1_(50).svg  Australia_R4-1_(60).svg
 Australia_R4-1_(80).svg Use3781
 Australia_R4-1_(110).svg  94px-Australian_130_speed_limit_sign.svg
 New_South_Wales_R4-231.svg  120px-Au.speedlimit.shared_zone.svg
 Au.speedlimit.40_at_times.svg Australia_R4-10.svg
 Australia_R4-12.svg  Australia_R4-11.svg
 Australia_R4-4.svg Australia_R4-6.svg
 Queensland_R4-Q01.svg Queensland_R4-Q03.svg
 South_Australia_School_Zone_(red).svg  New_South_Wales_R4-230.svg
 New_South_Wales_R4-235.svg Victoria_R4-V105.svg

Directional restrictions

Directional restrictions tell traffic whether they must turn or proceed in a certain direction

 Australia_R2-2_(L).svg Australia_R2-2_(R).svg
 Australia_R2-3_(L).svg Australia_R2-3_(R).svg
 Australia_R2-14_(L).svg  Australia_R2-14_(R).svg
 Australia_R2-11.svg Australia_R2-7.svg
Australia_R2-9_(L).svg  Australia_R2-9_(R).svg
 Australia_R6-1.svg  Australia_R6-2.svg
 Australia_R2-6_(L).svg  Australia_R2-6_(R).svg
 Australia_R2-8.svg  Australia_R2-13.svg
 Australia_R2-5.svg  Australia_R2-19.svg
 Australia_R2-17.svg

Parking and stopping restrictions

Parking restrictions vary from state-to-state. They can be within certain time zones, and can be directed at specific types of vehicles

 Australia_R5-20.svg Australia_R5-24.svg
 Australia_R5-21.svg Australia_R5-26.svg
 Australia_R5-25.svg Australia_R5-23.svg
Australia_R5-83.svg Australia_R5-73.svg
 Australia_R5-40.svg  59px-Australian_No_Stopping_sign_(R5-400)_double_arrow_(slim).svg
 Australia_R5-50_(two_times).svg  Australia_R5-46.svg
 Australia_R5-45.svg  Australia_R5-51.svg
 Australia_R5-72.svg  Australia_R5-35.svg
 Australia_R5-36_(vertical_-_school_times).svg  Australia_R5-71.svg
Australia_R5-80.svg Australia_R5-36_(horizontal_-_single_time).svg
 Australia_R5-41.svg  Australia_R5-22.svg
 Australia_R5-81.svg  Australia_R5-82.svg
 Australia_R5-39.svg  Australia_R5-15.svg
 Australia_R5-16.svg Australia_R5-17.svg
 Australia_R5-60.svg  Australia_R5-2_(horizontal_-_two_times).svg
 Australia_R5-10.svg  Australia_R5-62.svg
 Australia_R5-1_(vertical_-_one_time).svg  Australia_R5-12.svg
 Australia_R5-13.svg  Australia_R5-14.svg
 Australia_R5-61.svg  Australia_R5-63.svg
 Australia_R5-64.svg  Australia_R5-65.svg

Intersection and give way rules

 New_South_Wales_R1-4.svg Australia_R1-1.svg
 Australia_R1-2.svg  Australia_R1-3.svg
 Australia_R6-14.svg  Australia_R6-6.svg
New_South_Wales_R2-4.svg (1)  Australia_R2-4.svg
 Australia_R6-9.svg  120px-Au.giveway.bikes_to_trams.svg
120px-Au.giveway.bikes.svg  120px-Au.giveway.peds_to_trams.svg
120px-Au.giveway.tram.svg

Road user directions

These are restrictions and directions for different groups of road users and include transit lanes, bus lanes, cycle lanes, etc

 Australia_R6-10-1.svg Australia_R6-10-2.svg
 Australia_R6-10-3.svg  Australia_R6-15.svg
 Australia_R7-8.svg  Australia_R8-1.svg
 Australia_R8-2.svg Australia_R8-3.svg
 Australia_R3-5_(L).svg  Australia_R3-5_(R).svg
 Australia_R7-7-1.svg  Australia_R7-7-2.svg
 Australia_R7-7-3.svg  Australia_R7-7-4.svg
 Australia_R7-7-5.svg  Australia_R7-7-6.svg
 Australia_R7-9-1.svg  Australia_R7-9-2.svg

Darren is an expert on driving and transport, and is a member of the Institute of Advanced Motorists

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