Understanding different road markings

Longitudinal Markings

Lonitudinal markins guide and navigate the driver for forwarding movements and prohibit overtaking.

Transverse markings

The transverse markings provided across the carriageway are for traffic control with broken lines or single/double continuous lines.

Facility markings

The facility markings are intended to facilitate the parking of the vehicles.

Hazard markings

The hazard markings facilitate traffic merging/diverging, prohibiting cross-over, and deflecting the traffic ahead of hazardous situations.

Arrow markings

The arrows painted on the carriageways mean to indicate or give directions to the driver to take mandatory turns.

Block markings

Road markings such as zebra crossing for pedestrians, triangular and checkered marking for speed breakers are block markings.

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