Article 158 Object and types

1. The indication signs are intended to provide the user of the routes certain indications that may be useful.   2. Indication signals can be:   A) Signs of general indications.   B) Lane signs.   C) Service signs.   D) Orientation signs.   E) Complementary panels.   F) Other signals.   3. Complementary panels...

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Article 159 Signs of general indications

The nomenclature and meaning of the signs of general indications are the following:   S-1. Autopista (motorway). It indicates the principle of a motorway and, therefore, the place from which special driving rules apply for this type of road. The symbol of this sign can announce the proximity of a motorway or indicate the branch...

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Article 160 Lane signs

Lane signs indicate special regulations for one or more road lanes.   The following can be cited:   S-50 a, b, c, d and e. Lanes reserved for traffic depending on the speed signalled. Indicates that the lane on which the minimum speed signal is located can only be used by vehicles travelling at a...

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Article 161 Service signs

The service signs report a service of possible use to road users. The meaning and nomenclature of the service signs are the following:   S-100. Aid station. It indicates the situation of a centre, officially recognised, where emergency aid can be performed.   S-101. Ambulance base. Indicates the situation of an ambulance in permanent service...

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Article 162 Orientation signs

1. Orientation signs are subdivided into: pre-signposting signs, direction signs, road identification signs, location signs, confirmation signs and signs of specific use in the town.   2. Pre-signalling signs should be placed at a suitable distance from the intersection so that their efficiency is maximum, both day and night, taking into account the road and...

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Article 163 Supplementary panels

The additional panels specify the meaning of the sign they supplement. Their nomenclature and meaning are the following:   S-800. Distance to the beginning of the danger or limitation. Indicates the distance from the place where the sign is to the place where the danger begins or the limitation of that one begins to govern....

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Article 164 Other signs

Other indication signs are the following:   S-900. Fire danger. Warns of the danger of lighting a fire.   S-910. Extinguisher. Indicates the location of a fire extinguisher.   S-920. Entry to Spain. Indicates that you have entered Spanish territory by a road from another country.   S-930. Confirmation of the country. Indicates the name...

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Article 165 Format of indication signs

The shape, colour, design, symbols, meaning and dimensions of the indication signs are listed in the official catalogue of road signs. The form, symbols and nomenclature of the corresponding signs are also included in Annex I of this regulation.

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