Arm Signals given By a Driver
It is not often that drivers of vehicles give arm signals on the road these days. There are some occasions where an arm signal is needed. If you are slowing down to stop on approach to a zebra crossing, an appropriate arm signal will tell people in front of you that you are slowing or stopping.
Arm signals given by the driver of a car to other drivers are as follows:
1. I intent to move left or turn left:right arm out, rotating forward
2. I intend to move right or turn right: right arm out, palm forward
3. I intend to slow down or stop: right arm out, moving up and down with palm down
Arm signals given by the driver of a car to people controlling traffic are:
1. I intend to move or turn left.
2. I intend to move right or turn right.
3. I intend to go straight ahead
Arm Signals By Someone Controlling traffic
Arm signals given by an authorised person controlling traffic are:
1. Traffic approaching from the front.
2. Traffic approaching from both front and behind.
3. Traffic approaching from behind.
To Beckon Traffic On
1. From the side
2. From the front
3. From behind
Signals given by school crossing patrols.
1. Not ready to cross pedestrians.
2. Ready to cross pedestrians, vehicles be ready to stop.
3. Barrier to stop pedestrians crossing.
4. All vehicles must stop