Quiz: See how many of these British road signs you can identify

Quiz: Can you identify all of these British road signs?

Our proud nation produces more than its fair share of proud drivers: car owners who like to think they’re handy behind the wheel and know it all when it comes to the rules of the road. But how many of us really know the true meaning of the huge number of British road signs that we have to identify to stay safe?

After all, it may be decades since you took your driving test, and years since you last looked at the Highway Code.

So why not step up to the challenge and try identifying these 10 common British road signs?

If you cruise though them smoothly and get them all right, then you know your stuff. But anyone who finds themselves stalling like a learner driver doing a hill start might want to brush up on the Highway Code and make sure they’re fit for the road.

Buckle up and take the quiz…


Tip top! No need to keep that copy of the Highway Code handy; you really know your road signs.

Oh dear! Time to dig out a copy of the Highway Code and brush up on your knowledge of road signs.

#1. What does this sign warn of?

#2. What speed limit does this sign indicate?

#3. You may not…

#4. What’s happening on the road ahead?

#5. Which vehicles are permitted to enter?

#6. What does this sign mean?

#7. When can you stop?

#8. This cross warns that…

#9. Which vehicles should not attempt to pass?

#10. If drivers see this, it means…


Now can you identify these French road signs?

4 comments on “Quiz: See how many of these British road signs you can identify

  1. steve bell 07/08/2016 3:35 PM

    Really good quiz makes you think as I have driven for a lot of years

  2. Joe Perrone 21/08/2016 4:15 PM

    Everyone after 10 years driving should do this. Compulsory

  3. Arthur Graham 05/05/2020 7:46 PM

    Worthwhile exercise. Surprising how much we can forget.

  4. Alex J Walker 02/12/2021 12:38 PM

    Such a nice thing it was. I really loved reading it. Thanks!

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