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The Traffic Signs Regulations and General Directions 2002

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PART VADDITIONAL INFORMATION

5.—(1) A legend specified in sub-paragraph (2) may be used only in conjunction with a legend specified in Part III or a combination of a legend specified in Part III and a legend specified in Part IV.

(2) The legends referred to in sub-paragraph (1) are—

(a)a number and “HR DELAYS”;

(b)[“ALL TRAFFIC”] [“CARS”] [“CARAVANS”] [“HGV'S”] [“HIGH SIDED VEHS”] [“AND”] [“M'CYCLES”] “USE” and a route number or “BUS LANE” or “HARD SHOULDER”;

(c)[“ALL TRAFFIC”] [“CARS”] [“CARAVANS”] [“HGV'S”] [“HIGH SIDED VEHS”] [“AND”] [“M'CYCLES”] “FOLLOW” and a symbol shown in Part VII of Schedule 13 or a place name;

(d)[“ALL TRAFFIC”] [“CARS”] [“CARAVANS”] [“HGV'S”] [“HIGH SIDED VEHS”] [“AND”] [“M'CYCLES”] and “LEAVE AT NEXT JCT”, “LEAVE AT” and a junction name or number;

(e)“[ALTERNATIVE ROUTE] FOLLOW” and a symbol shown in Part VII of Schedule 13 or a place name;

(f)“[ALTERNATIVE ROUTE] USE” and a route number;

(g)“AT” and a place name, the name of a bridge or tunnel, “BRIDGE” or “TUNNEL”, or a junction name or number, or “NEXT JCT”;

(h)“AVOID LANE CHANGES”;

(i)“DO NOT USE HARD SHOULDER”;

(j)“FOR” and a place name “USE” and a route number;

(k)“FOR” and a place name “FOLLOW” and a symbol shown in Part VII of Schedule 13 or another place name;

(l)“HGV'S LEAVE MOTORWAY”;

(m)“LEAVE AT NEXT JCT”;

(n)“LEAVE AT” and a junction name or number;

(o)“REJOIN MAIN CARRIAGEWAY”;

(p)“SLOW”;

(q)“SLOW DOWN”.

(3) In the legends specified in paragraphs (b), (c) and (d) of sub-paragraph (2), one or more of the words in square brackets may be included as appropriate.

(4) In the legends specified in paragraphs (e) and (f) of sub-paragraph (2) anything in square brackets may be omitted.

(5) In the legends specified in paragraphs (b) and (i) of sub-paragraph (2) “HARDSHOULDER” may be substituted for “HARD SHOULDER”.

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