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Sketch A

[A] Painted Island Marking

 

[B] Edge Line Marking

 

[C] Furcation Arrow Markings

 

[D] Mandatory Direction Arrows

 

[E] Mandatory Direction Arrows

 

[F] Lane Line Markings

 

[G] Lane Reduction Arrow Markings

 

[H] Lane Line Markings

 

[I] Guideline Listing Markings

 

[J] Pedestrian Crossing Lines

 

[K] Channelizing Line Marking

 

 

 

EXCLUSIVE PARKING BAY MARKINGS

L (Loading Bay)

F (Fire Fighting Vehicles)

A (Ambulances)

B (Busses)

T (Taxis)

MB (Mini-Busses)
R (Rickshaw)
CD (Diplomat)
SOS (SOS)
D (Defense)
P (Police)

 
Pedestrian Crossing Line Yellow Island Marking Yield Road Marking
     
Boundary and Lane Line Markings Block Pedestrian Crossing No Overtaking or Crossing Lines
     
Bus Lane No Overtaking Line Markings Box Junction
     
Mandatory Direction Arrows Ahead Speed Hump Mandatory Direction Arrows
     
Escape Road Ahead No overtaking/crossing ahead Arrester Bed Ahead
     
Information Arrow Lane Lines Information Arrow
     
Increase in Number of Lanes Ahead Increase in Number of Lanes Ahead Increase in Number of Lanes Ahead
     
Word Marking for additional Guidance Continuity lines Word Marking for additional Guidance
     
Painted Island vehicle may not cross or stop on this marking Railway crossing Painted Island vehicle may not cross or stop on this marking
     
No Stopping Line Left & Right edge line markings No Overtaking Line
     
Q When you approach this road marking:
Ans Stop before the line & drive on when it is safe to do so
   
   
Q In Sketch A above - when you are driving & want to change lanes from G to H - you must..
Ans Only change lanes when safe to do so. Switch your indicators on in time to show what you are going to do. Use the mirrors of your vehicle to ensure that you know of other traffic.
   
   
Q What does this line indicate? 
Ans Channelizing line, your vehicle may not cross this line
   
   
Q What does this line indicate?
Ans Parking bay
   
   
Q What does this line indicate?
Ans Pedestrian crossing lines ahead
   
   
Q What does this line indicate? 
Ans Lane reduction arrows
   
   
Q What does this line indicate? 
Ans Lane lines, drive in the centre of your demarcated lane
   
   
Q What does this line indicate?
Ans Bicycle crossing lines
   
   
Q In Sketch A - Label B is pointing  to...
Ans A line which indicates you may not park there at all
   
   
Q In Sketch A - Label J is pointing  to...
Ans Are lines where pedestrians may walk
   
   
Q When the robot is Red & the arrow flashes to the left, is shows you that.
Ans If you want to turn left you may go
   
   
Q This road marking show you that..
Ans Yield to all users of the road & possibly also trains
   
   
Q This road marking shows ..            
Ans Traffic may not overtake or cross it on either side
   
   
Q This road marking shows ..              
Ans Painted island where you are not allowed to drive on or stop
   
   
Q This road marking shows ..             
Ans There is a level crossing with one railway line ahead
   
   
Q This road marking shows ..             
Ans Only goods vehicles that Load or Unload are allowed to park there
   
   
Q This road marking shows ..           
Ans Only Minibuses are allowed to park there
   
   
Q In Sketch A - Label B indicates an area you are allowed to drive in only..
Ans In Daytime when you want to allow another vehicle to pass you. When you have a flat tyre & you want to park there to change it.
   
   
Q What's the difference between these two markings:  A    B 
Ans  B Shows that you may not pass another vehicle while A as well shows you that you may not Drive over it to turn into a yard or anything else
   
   
Q When this sign is illuminated..          
Ans It is a lane only for traffic coming from the front
   
   
Q In Sketch A - Label F indicates...
Ans The lanes for Road Users