Highway Code Direction Signs
Signs on motorways - blue backgrounds
|At a junction leading directly into a motorway (junction number may be shown on a black background)||On approaches to junctions (junction number on black background)||Route confirmatory sign after junction|
|Downward pointing arrows mean 'Get in lane'
The left-hand lane leads to a different destination from the other lanes.
|The panel with the inclined arrow indicates the destinations which can be reached by
leaving the motorway at the next junction
Signs on primary routes - green backgrounds
|On approaches to junctions||On approaches to junctions||Route confirmatory sign after junction||At the junction||On approach to a junction in Wales (bilingual)|
Signs on non-primary and local routes - black borders
|On approaches to junctions||At the junction||Direction to toilets with access for the disabled|
|Green panels indicate that the primary route starts at the junction ahead.
Route numbers on a blue background show the direction to a motorway.
Route numbers on a green background show the direction to a primary route.
|Direction to camping and caravan site||Advisory route for lorries||Tourist attraction|
|Route for pedal cycles forming part
of a network
|Diversion route||Recommended route for pedal cycles to place shown||Direction to a
|Symbols showing emergency diversion route for motorway and other main road traffic|