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Top 10 Traffic Hand Signals (all countries applicable)

These are the standard top 10 traffic hand signals used by traffic enforcers and police around the world. Most countries applied these traffic hand signals for directing and controlling road traffic.

Controlling road traffic thru human intervention can greatly help decrease and smooth out the traffic flow and prevents dangerous road accidents.

Traffic hand signals are very useful in most rural areas and even urban areas without traffic lights installed. An ordinary man can even direct traffic if the need arises.
Top 10 Traffic Hand Signals
 
 

Traffic Hand Signal 1


Traffic Hand Signal 6
This is the most common traffic hand signal. It aims to stop vehicles coming from front.
 

Traffic Hand Signal 2


Traffic Hand Signal 1
This traffic hand signal aims to stop vehicles approaching simultaneously from front and behind.
 

Traffic Hand Signal 3

 

Traffic Hand Signal 2
This traffic hand signal aims to allow vehicles coming from right and and turning right by stopping traffic approaching from the left.
 

Traffic Hand Signal 4


Traffic Hand Signal
This traffic hand signal aims to beckon the vehicles approaching from right (vehicles from the right must go forward).
 

Traffic Hand Signal 5

 

Traffic Hand Signal 4
This traffic hand signal aims to beckon the vehicles approaching from left (vehicles from left must go forward).

 

Traffic Hand Signal 6

 

Traffic Hand Signal 5
This traffic hand signal aims to stop vehicles approaching from left and waiting to turn right.

 

Traffic Hand Signal 7

 

Traffic Hand Signal 7
This traffic hand signal aims to stop vehicles approaching from behind.
 

Traffic Hand Signal 8

 

Traffic Hand Signal 8
This traffic hand signal aims to stop vehicles approaching from right to allow vehicles from the left to turn right.

 

Traffic Hand Signal 9

Traffic Hand Signal 9
This traffic hand signal aims to close or stop all vehicles (all directions).
 

Traffic Hand Signal 10


Traffic Hand Signal 10
This traffic hand signal aims to beckon vehicles from front (vehicles from front must go forward).


Do you know other traffic hand signals not listed above? Share your thoughts in the comment below.
 

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