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TYPICAL CAUTIONARY SIGN
CATTLE: This sign is used where there is danger due to farm animals or cattle crossing on the road. TRAFFIC DIVERSION ON DUAL CARRIAGEWAY: This sign warns the driver of the diversion of traffic from one carriageway to the other. It is used on dual carriageway when one carriageway is closed.
FALLING ROCKS: This sign is used wherever rocks are liable to fall on the road seasonally or throughout the year. The symbol may be reversed to show the side from which rockfall is expected. FERRY: This sign is used to warn the drivers about the existance of a ferry crossing across a river.
     
LANE CLOSURE: This sign cautions the driver of the closure of a portion of the carriageway on multi-lane highways.
BARRIER: This sign is erected in advance of a gate controlling entry into a road. A definition plate with words "SLOW BARRIER AHEAD" or "TOLL BARRIER AHEAD" is also displayed on the sign. LOOSE GRAVEL: This sign is used on section of a road on which gravel may be thrown up by fast moving vehicles.
OVERHEAD CABLE: This sign cautions driver of the presence of overhead power transmission lines. QUARY SIDE OR RIVER BANK: This sign is used to caution the driver of the presence of water by the side of the road and the impending danger.
ROUGH ROAD: This sign is posted where the road is rough and the drivers are required to slow down their vehicles for safe travel. RUNWAY: This sign is used to warn the drivers of the presence of runway ahead and possible movement of the aircrafts.
SERIES OF BENDS: This sign is used to installed to caution the driver of the presence of zig-zag for a long distance over the section of road ahead. SLIPPERY ROAD: This sign is used to warn that the section of the road ahead may be particularly slippery.
SUDDEN SIDE WIND: This sign is used to caution the driver of the danger of side winds which endangers the lives of travellers. This sign is posted at places where such weather conditions exist.
TRAFFIC SIGNALS: This sign is used to caution the drivers of the presence of traffic signals.
UNGUARDED RAILWAY CROSSING: This sign is used on the approaches of level crossings where there are no gates or other barriers. An advance warning sign (with two bars) is installed at a distance of 200 meters and second sign (with one bar) is installed near the crossing.
GUARDED RAILWAY CROSSING: This sign is used to warn traffic on the approaches to guarded railway crossing. An advance warning sign (with two bars) is installed at a distance of 200 meters and second sign (with one bar) is installed near the crossing.
STEEP ASCENT/STEEP DESCENT: This sign is displayed before a steep upgrade/downgrade that may constitute a hazard to traffic. A gradient of 10 per cent and above is considered steep gradient.
RUMBLE STRIP: This sign is installed in advance of the rumble strips provided on the road to control the speed of the vehicle. DANGEROUS DIP: This sign is used where a sharp dip in the profile of the road or a causeway is likely to cause considerable discomfort to traffic.
   
SPEED BREAKER: This sign warns the drivers of the presence of a speed breaker.