Refer to Traffic Signs in Japan!

Regulatory Signs

  • No Thoroughfare
  • Closed to Traffic
  • No Entry for Vehicles
  • Closed to Traffic Except Motorcycles
  • Closed to all Large-Size Trucks
  • Closed to all Trucks carrying over Maximum Carrying Capacity Specified Below
  • Closed to all Large-Size Cars
  • Closed to all Motorcycles/Mopeds
  • Closed to Bicycles
  • Closed to Traffic as shown
  • Follow the Directions
  • Follow the Directions
  • Follow the Directions
  • Follow the Directions
  • Follow the Directions
  • Follow the Directions
  • No Vehicle Crossing (Except for Crossing with Left-Turn to Enter or Leave Roadside) Instructions
  • No U-turns
  • Passing on the Right Prohibited
  • No Passing
  • No Parking or Stopping
  • No Parking
  • Parking Allowed on the Road With 6 Meters of Clearance Between the Vehicle and the Other End of the Road.
  • Parking Zone (limited time)This signboard indicates the maximum period of time whenthe same vehicle can be parked continuously as well as the zone in which vehicles are allowed to park.
  • Closed to all Vehicles Carrying Dangerous Objects such as Gunpowder, Explosives, Poisons, and Powerful Drugs and so forth.
  • Weight Limit
  • Height Limit
  • Width Limit
  • Maximum Speed Limit
  • Maximum Speed Limit for Specific Vehicles
  • Minimum Speed Limit
  • Motor Vehicles Only This signboard is used for expressways and freeways.
  • Bicycles Only
  • Bicycles and Pedestrians Only
  • Pedestrians Only
  • One-Way
  • Vehicle Passing Division
  • Buses, etc. Only
  • Preferential Lane for Buses, etc.
  • Follow Directions
  • Follow Directions
  • Follow Directions
  • Follow Directions
  • Two-Stage Right Turn for Mopeds
  • Small-Turn to Right for Mopeds
  • Sound Horn
  • Horn Zone This signboard shows cars and streetcars must sound their horn in this zone.
  • Slow
  • Yield Ahead
  • Stop
  • Yield Ahead Stop
  • Closed to Pedestrians
  • No Crossing

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Indicator Signs

  • Keeping Pace with Others Permitted
  • Parking Permitted
  • Right of Way
  • Stop Line
  • Railway Passing Permitted
  • Parking Permitted
  • Center Line
  • Crosswalks
  • Bicycle Crossing Zone
  • Safety Zone
  • Crosswalks
  • Crosswalks Bicycle Crossing Zone
  • Regulation Notice A notice indicating that specific traffic regulation shown on the signboard is being made ahead.
  • Start of Regulation This signboard indicates the beginning of the traffic regulation.
  • This signboard indicates the zone or area where the traffic regulation is being made.
  • End of Regulation This signboard indicates the end of the traffic regulation.
  • End of Regulation This signboard indicates the end of the traffic regulation.

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Warning Signs

  • Cross Road
  • Road Branch Right
  • T Intersection
  • Y Junction
  • Rotary
  • Right (Left) Bend
  • Right (Left) Turn
  • Right (Left) Double Bend
  • Right (Left) Double Turn
  • Zig-zag Road
  • Railway Crossing
  • Railway Crossing
  • School, Kindergarten, Preschool
  • Traffic Signal
  • Slippery Road
  • Falling or Fallen Rocks
  • Hump or Dip
  • Road Entry Left
  • Fewer Lanes
  • Road Narrows
  • Two-way
  • Dangerous Hill Upwards
  • Dangerous Hill Downwards
  • Road Construction
  • Wind Currents
  • Beware of Animals
  • Other Dangers

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Signboards

  • Signboards on traffic lights controlling designated traffic
  • Signboards on traffic lights controlling designated traffic
  • Signboards on traffic lights controlling designated traffic
  • Signboards on traffic lights controlling designated traffic
  • Signs indicating parking-ticket machine
  • Signs indicating time-limited parking zone
  • Signs indicating time-limited parking zone

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