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Traffic signs

Warning signs


 

Warning signs indicate danger. They are normally only set up where the danger is difficult to foresee by the road users or is significantly greater than the road users may expect.


A11 - Hazardous junction

Hazardous junction where the crossing traffic has absolute duty to give way. If there is a T-junction on one side of the road, this will be shown by the symbol.


A 16 Roundabout

Roundabout.


A 17 Pedestrian crossing

In connection with the plate below with the text »Pedestrian street«, the sign will indicate a crossing pedestrian street.


A 18 Oncoming traffic

Besides at the normal distance, see Section 11, the sign can be set up at the beginning of a stretch with oncoming traffic.


A 19 Traffic light

Traffic light.


A 20 Queue

The road sign indicates a particular risk of congestion.


A 21 Cyclists

The sign indicates particular danger where cyclists and drivers of small mopeds drive out onto the traffic lane or cross it.


A 22 Children

The sign indicates a particular danger, where children are on or beside the road. The sign can be used to demarcate that a school patrol is working. In these cases, the sign is supplemented below with a plate sign with the text »School«. In places without a signalling system or without a pedestrian crossing, two flashing yellow lights must be installed above the warning sign.


A 23 Horse riders

Horse riders.


A 26 Wild animals

Symbols can be used on the sign, which show other animals.


A 27 Livestock

Symbols can be used on the sign, which show other animals.


A 31 - Slippery road

The sign indicates that the traffic lane may be unusually slippery. The reason must be indicated on the plate below, e.g. »Slippery when wet«.


A 33 - Loose stones

The road sign indicates a particular risk of stone impact.


A 34 Rock slide

The sign indicates a particular risk of rock slide and for fallen rocks.


A 35 - Hazardous verge

The reason can be indicated on the plate below, e.g. »Soft verge« or »High edge«. Besides at the normal distance, see Section 11, the sign can be set up at the beginning of the hazardous stretch. The sign can be reversed as needed.


A 36 Speed bump

The sign indicates speed-reducing bump on the road.

If the warning only applies to users of cycle tracks or pedestrians on the pavement, this is indicated on the plate below the sign.

A 37 - Uneven road

The sign indicates hazardous unevenness on the road.

If the warning only applies to road users on cycle paths or the pavement, this is indicated on the plate below the sign.

A 39 Road works

If the warning only applies to road users on cycle paths or the pavement, this is indicated on the plate below the sign.


A 41.1 Right bend

Right bend. The sign indicates dangerous bends in the road. Where the sign is used to warn about more than two bends, the length of the stretch or the number of bends is indicated on the plate below the sign.


A 41.2 Left bend

Left bend. The sign indicates dangerous bends in the road. Where the sign is used to warn about more than two bends, the length of the stretch or the number of bends is indicated on the plate below the sign.


A 42_1 Several bends, the first one is to the right

Several bends, the first one is to the right. The sign indicates dangerous bends in the road. Where the sign is used to warn about more than two bends, the length of the stretch or the number of bends is indicated on the plate below the sign.


A 42.2 Several bends, the first one is to the left

Several bends, the first one is to the left. The sign indicates dangerous bends in the road. Where the sign is used to warn about more than two bends, the length of the stretch or the number of bends is indicated on the plate below the sign.


UA 41 Speed indication

The plate under the sign indicates the speed at which the bend or bends can be driven through under normal conditions.


A 43.1 - Narrowing road

Narrowing road. If the warning only applies to users of cycle tracks this is indicated on the plate below the sign.


A 43.2 Narrowing road on left side

Narrowing road on left side. If the warning only applies to users of cycle tracks this is indicated on the plate below the sign.


A 43.3 Narrowing road on right side

Narrowing road on right side. If the warning only applies to users of cycle tracks this is indicated on the plate below the sign.


A 44 Tunnel

The length of and name of the tunnel can be indicated on the plate below the sign.


A 46.1 Steep hill downwards

Steep hill downwards. The numbers indicate the maximum gradient.


A 46.2 Steep hill upwards

Steep hill upwards. The numbers indicate the maximum gradient.


A 72 Railway crossing without barrier

The plate, UB 11.1 Advance Warning of Stop, below the sign is used to warn of a stop by a railway crossing. The distance to the railway crossing is indicated on the plate under the sign.


A 73 Railway crossing with barrier

Railway crossing with barrier.


A 74.1 Level crossing sign for single-lane railway crossing

Level crossing sign for single-lane railway crossing. The signs are set up immediately in front of the railway crossing. The sign, B 13 Stop, and plate below, UA 72, can be set up under the level crossing sign.


A 74.2 Level crossing sign for multi-lane railway crossing

Level crossing sign for multi-lane railway crossing. The signs are set up immediately in front of the railway crossing. The sign, B 13 Stop, and plate below, UA 72, can be set up under the level crossing sign.


A 75 distance post set up on the left side of the road

The signs indicate the distance to the railway crossing. They are used in connection with sign A 72 and A 73 on roads with considerable and fast moving traffic. Thus, the signs are not normally used on roads where the permitted speed is 60km/h or lower. The sign with three diagonal stripes are set up under sign A 72 or A 73 and signs with two diagonal stripes and one diagonal stripe are set up so they indicate two-thirds and one-third of the distance to the crossing.


A 75 distance post set up on the right side of the road

The signs indicate the distance to the railway crossing. They are used in connection with sign A 72 and A 73 on roads with considerable and fast moving traffic. Thus, the signs are not normally used on roads where the permitted speed is 60km/h or lower. The sign with three diagonal stripes are set up under sign A 72 or A 73 and signs with two diagonal stripes and one diagonal stripe are set up so they indicate two-thirds and one-third of the distance to the crossing.


A 91 - Opening bridge

Opening bridge.


A 92 Wharf

The sign indicates a ferry berth, wharf or similar. Besides at the normal distance, see Section 11, the sign can be set up on the edge of the wharf or similar.


A 95 Side wind

Side wind.


A 96 - Low-flying aircraft

Low-flying aircraft.


A 99 Other danger

The sign indicates danger the type of which is shown on the plate under the warning sign. In connection with the plate below the sign with the text »Track«, the sign indicates crossing tracks where the road traffic is warned by personnel when the train is approaching, e.g. with a flag, signal lamp or manually operated flashing lights.