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RESERVATION SIGNS

Reservation signs are regulatory signs which indicate that a PORTION OF THE ROAD or a PARKING AREA is RESERVED for the exclusive use by a specific type or class of vehicle.  NO OTHER VEHICLES may use such portion of the road or park where such signs are displayed. 

Remember that reservation signs are not command signs, so it does not indicate that the driver of the type of vehicle displayed on the sign must use that area or portion of the road.  The driver of the vehicle type, indicated on the sign, may use that area or portion of the road if they CHOOSE to do so.

Reservation signs are usually mounted on poles or structures next to the roadway.

In general, roadways (roads or lanes) or driving areas reserved for the exclusive use by a specific class of vehicle would be indicated by a (R) sign, along with the symbol of the type of vehicle for which it is reserved.

Reserved parking areas would be indicated by a (P) sign, along with the symbol of the type of vehicle for which it is reserved.

Reserved driving lanes, or the beginning of such a lane, would be indicated by a yellow dotted line, along with the symbol of the type of vehicle for which it is reserved.  The sign would indicate to which side of the dotted line the lane is.

EXAMPLE: temporary reservation sign

Places reserved for stopping, to pick up or drop off passengers, would be indicated by a sign with the type of vehicle and the company logo on such sign.

Shape:  Rectangular.

Colours:  Blue sign boards with white borders and white symbols or writing on the sign.   

All reservation signs have a temporary version with a yellow background and black writing, symbols and border.  Temporary reservation signs would be displayed where circumstances on the road have changed temporarily and have equal importance to that of the standard versions of reservation signs.





Name:

Bus Roadway Reservation (R301)
Bus Parking Reservation (R301-P)

Where:

At the entrance to any carriageway (road), lane or parking area.

Purpose:

Sign (R301) indicates that the road or portion of the roadway is reserved for the exclusive use by buses.
Sign (R301-P) indicates that only buses may park in the area indicated by the sign.

Action:

If you are driving a bus, you may use this portion of the road or this parking area if you prefer to do so.

Do not use this road or portion of the road or enter this parking area if you are not driving a bus.





Name:

Bus Lane Reservation (R302)
Start Of Bus Lane Reservation (R303)

Where:

On any road, particularly in urban areas.

Purpose:

Sign (R302) indicates that a lane is available to the left side of the yellow dotted line and that it is reserved for the exclusive use by buses.
Sign (R303) indicates where a lane begins, to the left side of the yellow dotted line, that is reserved for the exclusive use by buses.

Action:

If you are driving a bus, you may drive in this lane if you prefer to do so.

Do not follow this route or use this portion of the road if you are not driving a bus.





Name:

Pedal Cycle (Bicycle) Lane Reservation (R304)
Pedal Cycle (Bicycle) Parking Reservation (R304-P)

Where:

At the entrance to or in a demarcated area.

Purpose:

Sign (R304) indicates that there is a lane available to the left side of the yellow dotted line, which is reserved for the exclusive use by pedal cycles.
Sign (R304-P) indicates a parking area reserved for pedal cycles only.

Action:

If you are riding a pedal cycle, you may use this lane or parking area if you prefer to do so.

If you are not riding a pedal cycle, do not enter or use this area.





Name:

Parking Reservation (R305)
Limited Parking Reservation (R306-P)

Where:

On any road or other area where parking bays are demarcated.

Purpose:

Sign (R305-P) indicates a parking area for vehicles, with a GVM of less than 3500kg, where no time limit applies but a parking fee must be paid.
Sign (R306-P) indicates a parking area for vehicles, with a GVM of less than 3500kg, that may be used free of charge or at a fee and the maximum time allowed for a vehicle to be parked, is displayed on such sign (60 min in this example).

Action:

Park in accordance with the road traffic sign and road traffic markings.
If necessary pay the tariff and/or do not park for longer than the time indicated.





Name:

Motorcycle Roadway Reservation (R307)
Motorcycle Parking Reservation (R307-P)

Where:

At the entrance to any carriageway (road), lane or parking area.

Purpose:

Sign (R307) indicates that the road or portion of the roadway is reserved for the exclusive use by motorcycles.
Sign (R307-P) indicates that only motorcycles may park in the area indicated by the sign.

Action:

If you are riding a motorcycle, you may use this portion of the road or parking area if you prefer to do so.

Do not use this road or portion of the road or enter this parking area if you are not riding a motorcycle.





Name:

Motorcar Roadway Reservation (R308)
Motorcar Parking Reservation (R308-P)

Where:

At the entrance to any carriageway (road), lane or parking area.

Purpose:

Sign (R308) indicates that the road or portion of the roadway is reserved for the exclusive use by motorcars.
Sign (R308-P) indicates that only motorcars may park in the area indicated by the sign.

Action:

If you are driving a motorcar, you may use this portion of the road or parking area if you prefer to do so.

Do not use this road or portion of the road or enter this parking area if you are not driving a motorcar.





Name:

Taxi (Cab) Roadway Reservation (R309)
Taxi (Cab) Parking Reservation (R309-P)

Where:

At the entrance to any carriageway (road), lane or parking area.

Purpose:

Sign (R309) indicates that the road or portion of the roadway is reserved for the exclusive use by taxis.
Sign (R309-P) indicates that only taxis may park in the area indicated by the sign.

Action:

If you are driving a taxi (cab), you may use this portion of the road or parking area if you prefer to do so.

Do not use this road or portion of the road or enter this parking area if you are not driving a taxi (cab).





Name:

Minibus Roadway Reservation (R310)
Minibus Parking Reservation (R310-P)

Where:

At the entrance to any carriageway (road), lane or parking area.

Purpose:

Sign (R310) indicates that the road or portion of the roadway is reserved for the exclusive use by minibuses.
Sign (R310-P) indicates that only minibuses may park in the area indicated by the sign.

Action:

If you are driving a minibus, you may use this portion of the road or parking area if you prefer to do so.

Do not use this road or portion of the road or enter this parking area if you are not driving a minibus.





Name:

Midibus Roadway Reservation (R311)
Midibus Parking Reservation (R311-P)

Where:

At the entrance to any carriageway (road), lane or parking area.

Purpose:

Sign (R311) indicates that the road or portion of the roadway is reserved for the exclusive use by midibuses.
Sign (R311-P) indicates that only midibuses may park in the area indicated by the sign.

Action:

If you are driving a midibus, you may use this portion of the road or parking area if you prefer to do so.

Do not use this road or portion of the road or enter this parking area if you are not driving a midibus.





Name:

Delivery Vehicle Roadway Reservation (R312)
Delivery Vehicle Parking Reservation (R312-P)

Where:

At the entrance to any carriageway (road), lane or parking area.

Purpose:

Sign (R312) indicates that the road or portion of the roadway is reserved for the exclusive use by delivery vehicles.
Sign (R312-P) indicates that only delivery vehicles may park in the area indicated by the sign.

Action:

If you are driving a delivery vehicle, you may use this portion of the road or parking area if you prefer to do so.

Do not use this road or portion of the road or enter this parking area if you are not driving a delivery vehicle.





Name:

Goods Vehicle Roadway Reservation (R313)
Goods Vehicle Parking Reservation (R313-P)

Where:

At the entrance to any carriageway (road), lane or parking area.

Purpose:

Sign (R313) indicates that the road or portion of the roadway is reserved for the exclusive use by goods vehicles.
Sign (R313-P) indicates that only goods vehicles may park in the area indicated by the sign.

Action:

If you are driving a goods vehicle, you may use this portion of the road or parking area if you prefer to do so.

Do not use this road or portion of the road or enter this parking area if you are not driving a goods vehicle.





Name:

Goods Vehicle Exceeding Indicated Gross Vehicle Mass (GVM) Roadway Reservation (R314)
Goods Vehicle Exceeding Indicated Gross Vehicle Mass (GVM) Parking Reservation (R314-P)

Where:

At the entrance to any carriageway (road), lane or parking area.

Purpose:

Sign (R314) indicates that the road or portion of the roadway is reserved for the exclusive use by goods vehicles exceeding the indicated gross vehicle mass (GVM).
Sign (R314-P) indicates that only goods vehicles exceeding the indicated gross vehicle mass (GVM) may park in the area indicated by the sign.

Action:

If you are driving a goods vehicle exceeding the indicated gross vehicle mass (GVM), you may use this portion of the road or parking area if you prefer to do so.

Do not use this road or portion of the road or enter this parking area if you are not driving a goods vehicle exceeding the indicated gross vehicle mass (GVM).





Name:

Construction Vehicle Roadway Reservation (R315)
Construction Vehicle Parking Reservation (R315-P)

Where:

At the entrance to any carriageway (road), lane or parking area.

Purpose:

Sign (R315) indicates that the road or portion of the roadway is reserved for the exclusive use by construction vehicles.
Sign (R315-P) indicates that only construction vehicles may park in the area indicated by the sign.

Action:

If you are driving a construction vehicle, you may use this portion of the road or parking area if you prefer to do so.

Do not use this road or portion of the road or enter this parking area if you are not driving a construction vehicle.





Name:

Vehicle Conveying Dangerous Goods (Hazardous Substances) Roadway Reservation (R316)
Vehicle Conveying Dangerous Goods (Hazardous Substances) Parking Reservation (R316-P)

Where:

At the entrance to any carriageway (road), lane or parking area.

Purpose:

Sign (R316) indicates that the road or portion of the roadway is reserved for the exclusive use by vehicles conveying dangerous goods.
Sign (R316-P) indicates that only vehicles conveying dangerous goods may park in the area indicated by the sign.

Action:

If you are driving a vehicle transporting dangerous goods (hazardous substances), you may use this portion of the road or parking area if you prefer to do so.

Do not use this road or portion of the road or enter this parking area if you are not driving a vehicle conveying dangerous goods.





Name:

Abnormal Vehicle Roadway Reservation (R317)
Abnormal Vehicle Parking Reservation (R317-P)

(Vehicles that are abnormally large in size or that carry an abnormally large sized load / freight)

Where:

At the entrance to any carriageway (road), lane or parking area.

Purpose:

Sign (R317) indicates that the road or portion of the roadway is reserved for the exclusive use by abnormal vehicles.
Sign (R317-P) indicates that only abnormal vehicles may park in the area indicated by the sign.

Action:

If you are driving an abnormal vehicle, you may use this portion of the road or parking area if you prefer to do so.

Do not use this road or portion of the road or enter this parking area if you are not driving an abnormal vehicle.





Name:

Rickshaw Reservation (R318)
Rickshaw Parking Reservation (R318-P)

Where:

At the entrance to any carriageway (road), lane or parking area.

Purpose:

Sign (R318) indicates that the road or portion of the roadway is reserved for the exclusive use by rickshaws.
Sign (R318-P) indicates that only rickshaws may park in the area indicated by the sign.

Action:

If you are a rickshaw, you may use this portion of the road or parking area if you prefer to do so.

Do not use this road or portion of the road or enter this parking area if you are not a rickshaw.





Name:

Tour Bus Roadway Reservation (R319)
Tour Bus Parking Reservation (R319-P)

Where:

At the entrance to any carriageway (road), lane or parking area.

Purpose:

Sign (R319) indicates that the road or portion of the roadway is reserved for the exclusive use by tour buses.
Sign (R319-P) indicates that only tour buses may park in the area indicated by the sign.

Action:

If you are driving a tour bus, you may use this portion of the road or parking area if you prefer to do so.

Do not use this road or portion of the road or enter this parking area if you are not driving a tour bus.





Name:

High Occupancy Vehicle Roadway Reservation(R320)
High Occupancy Vehicle Parking Reservation (R320-P)

Where:

At the entrance to any carriageway (road), lane or parking area.

Purpose:

Sign (R320) indicates that the road or portion of the roadway is reserved for the exclusive use by high occupancy vehicles.
Sign (R320-P) indicates that only high occupancy vehicles may park in the area indicated by the sign.

Action:

If you are driving a high occupancy vehicle, you may use this portion of the road or parking area if you prefer to do so.

Do not use this road or portion of the road or enter this parking area if you are not driving a high occupancy vehicle.





Name:

Emergency Vehicle Roadway Reservation (R321)
Emergency Vehicle Parking Reservation (R321-P)

Where:

At the entrance to any carriageway (road), lane or parking area.

Purpose:

Sign (R321) indicates that the road or portion of the roadway is reserved for the exclusive use by emergency vehicles.
Sign (R321-P) indicates that only emergency vehicles may park in the area indicated by the sign.

Action:

If you are driving an emergency vehicle, you may use this portion of the road or parking area if you prefer to do so.

Do not use this road or portion of the road or enter this parking area if you are not driving an emergency vehicle.





Name:

Police Vehicle Roadway Reservation (R322)
Police Vehicle Parking Reservation (R322-P)

Where:

At the entrance to any carriageway (road), lane or parking area.

Purpose:

Sign (R322) indicates that the road or portion of the roadway is reserved for the exclusive use by police vehicles.
Sign (R322-P) indicates that only police vehicles may park in the area indicated by the sign.

Action:

If you are driving a police vehicle, you may use this portion of the road or parking area if you prefer to do so.

Do not use this road or portion of the road or enter this parking area if you are not driving a police vehicle.





Name:

Disabled Persons Vehicle Roadway Reservation (R323)
Disabled Persons Vehicle Parking Reservation (R323-P)

Where:

At the entrance to any carriageway (road), lane or parking area.

Purpose:

Sign (R323) indicates that the road or portion of the roadway is reserved for the exclusive use by disabled persons vehicles.
Sign (R323-P) indicates that only disabled persons vehicles may park in the area indicated by the sign.

Action:

If you are driving a disabled persons vehicle, you may use this portion of the road or parking area if you prefer to do so.

Do not use this road or portion of the road or enter this parking area if you are not driving a disabled persons vehicle.





Name:

Authorized Vehicle Roadway Reservation (R324)
Authorized Vehicle Parking Reservation (R324-P)
(For example Diplomatic Corps)

Where:

At the entrance to any carriageway (road), lane or parking area.

Purpose:

Sign (R324) indicates that the road or portion of the roadway is reserved for the exclusive use by authorized vehicles.
Sign (R324-P) indicates that only authorized vehicles may park in the area indicated by the sign.

Action:

If you are driving an authorized vehicle, you may use this portion of the road or parking area if you prefer to do so.

Do not use this road or portion of the road or enter this parking area if you are not driving an authorized vehicle.





Name:

Bus Stop Reservation (R325)
Minibus Stop Reservation (R326)
(Logo will be replaced by the company name on the signs above and numbers on the bottom indicate which terminus such vehicles must use.)

Where:

On any public road.

Purpose:

Sign (R325) indicates a stop zone which is reserved for the exclusive use by buses from the organization shown by the logo on the sign. Such buses must display an appropriate company or organization emblem, logo or any other indication resembling the logo on the sign and must only be a bus.
Sign (R326) indicates a stop zone which is reserved for the exclusive use by minibuses from the organization shown by logo on the sign. Such minibuses must display an appropriate company or organization emblem, logo or any other indication resembling the logo on the sign and must only be a minibus.

Action:

Do not stop to pick up or drop off passengers if your are not driving the type of vehicle displayed on the sign and if you are not from the organization indicated on the sign.
You may only wait with or park your vehicle here if the road traffic sign indicates that the stop is a terminus, by means of a number on the sign.





Name:

Bus And Minibus Roadway Reservation (R327)
Bus And Minibus Parking Reservation (R327-P)

Where:

At the entrance to any carriageway (road), lane or parking area.

Purpose:

Sign (R327) indicates that the road or portion of the roadway is reserved for the exclusive use by buses and minibuses.
Sign (R327-P) indicates that only buses and minibuses may park in the area indicated by the sign.

Action:

If you are driving a bus or minibus, you may use this portion of the road or parking area if you prefer to do so.

Do not use this road or portion of the road or enter this parking area if you are not driving a bus or minibus.





Name:

Bus And Minibus Lane Reservation (R328)
Start Of Bus And Minibus Lane Reservation (R329)

Where:

On any road, particularly in urban areas.

Purpose:

Sign (R328) indicates that a lane is available to the left side of the yellow dotted line and that it is reserved for the exclusive use by buses and minibuses.
Sign (R329) indicates where a lane begins, to the left side of the yellow dotted line, that is reserved for the exclusive use by buses and minibuses.

Action:

If you are driving a bus or minibus, you may drive in this lane if you prefer to do so.

Do not follow this route or use this portion of the road if you are not driving a bus or minibus.





Name:

Bus And Midibus Roadway Reservation (R330)
Bus And Midibus Parking Reservation (R330-P)

Where:

At the entrance to any carriageway (road), lane or parking area.

Purpose:

Sign (R330) indicates that the road or portion of the roadway is reserved for the exclusive use by buses and midibuses.
Sign (R330-P) indicates that only buses and midibuses may park in the area indicated by the sign.

Action:

If you are driving a bus or midibus, you may use this portion of the road or parking area if you prefer to do so.

Do not use this road or portion of the road or enter this parking area if you are not driving a bus or midibus.





Name:

Bus And Midibus Lane Reservation (R331)
Start Of Bus And Midibus Lane Reservation (R332)

Where:

On any road, particularly in urban areas.

Purpose:

Sign (R331) indicates that a lane is available to the left side of the yellow dotted line and that it is reserved for the exclusive use by buses and midibuses.
Sign (R332) indicates where a lane begins, to the left side of the yellow dotted line, that is reserved for the exclusive use by buses and midibuses.

Action:

If you are driving a bus or midibus, you may drive in this lane if you prefer to do so.

Do not follow this route or use this portion of the road if you are not driving a bus or midibus.





Name:

Bus, Midibus And Minibus Roadway Reservation (R333)
Bus, Midibus And Minibus Parking Reservation (R333-P)

Where:

At the entrance to any carriageway (road), lane or parking area.

Purpose:

Sign (R333) indicates that the road or portion of the roadway is reserved for the exclusive use by buses, midibuses and minibuses.
Sign (R333-P) indicates that only buses, midibuses and minibuses may park in the area indicated by the sign.

Action:

If you are driving a bus, midibus or minibus, you may use this portion of the road or parking area if you prefer to do so.

Do not use this road or portion of the road or enter this parking area if you are not driving a bus, midibus or minibus.





Name:

Bus, Midibus And Minibus Lane Reservation (R334)
Start Of Bus, Midibus And Minibus Lane Reservation (R335)

Where:

On any road, particularly in urban areas.

Purpose:

Sign (R334) indicates that a lane is available to the left side of the yellow dotted line and that it is reserved for the exclusive use by buses, midibuses and minibuses.
Sign (R335) indicates where a lane begins, to the left side of the yellow dotted line, that is reserved for the exclusive use by buses, midibuses and minibuses.

Action:

If you are driving a bus, midibus or minibus, you may drive in this lane if you prefer to do so.

Do not follow this route or use this portion of the road if you are not driving a bus, midibus or minibus.





Name:

High Occupancy Vehicle Lane Reservation (R336)
Start Of High Occupancy Vehicle Lane Reservation (R337)

Where:

On any road, particularly in urban areas.

Purpose:

Sign (R336) indicates that a lane is available to the left side of the yellow dotted line and that it is reserved for the exclusive use by high occupancy vehicles.
Sign (R337) indicates where a lane begins, to the left side of the yellow dotted line, that is reserved for the exclusive use by high occupancy vehicles.

Action:

If you are driving a high occupancy vehicle, you may drive in this lane if you prefer to do so.

Do not follow this route or use this portion of the road if you are not driving a high occupancy vehicle.





Name:

Tram Roadway Reservation (R338)
Tram Lane Reservation (R339)
Start Of Tram Lane Reservation (R340)

Where:

On any road, particularly in urban areas.

Purpose:

Sign (R338) indicates that the road or portion of the roadway is reserved for the exclusive use by trams.
Sign (R339) indicates that a lane is available to the left side of the yellow dotted line and that it is reserved for the exclusive use by trams.
Sign (R340) indicates where a lane begins, to the left side of the yellow dotted line, that is reserved for the exclusive use by trams.

Action:

Do not follow this route or use this portion of the road if you are not driving a tram.





Name:

Tram Stop Reservation (R341)
(Logo will be replaced by the company name on the sign above and number on the bottom indicates which terminus such trams must use.)

Where:

On any public road.

Purpose:

Sign (R341) indicates a stop zone which is reserved for the exclusive use by trams from the organization shown by the logo on the sign. Such trams must display an appropriate company or organization emblem, logo or any other indication resembling the logo on the sign and must only be a tram.

Action:

Do not stop to pick up or drop off passengers if your are not driving a tram and if you are not from the organization indicated on the sign.
You may only wait with or park your tram here if the road traffic sign indicates that the stop is a terminus, by means of a number on the sign.





Name:

Bus And Tram Roadway Reservation (R342)
Bus And Tram Lane Reservation (R343)
Start Of Bus And Tram Lane Reservation (R344)

Where:

On any road, particularly in urban areas.

Purpose:

Sign (R342) indicates that the road or portion of the roadway is reserved for the exclusive use by buses and trams.
Sign (R343) indicates that a lane is available to the left side of the yellow dotted line and that it is reserved for the exclusive use by buses and trams.
Sign (R344) indicates where a lane begins, to the left side of the yellow dotted line, that is reserved for the exclusive use by buses and trams.

Action:

Do not follow this route or use this portion of the road if you are not driving a bus or tram.





Name:

Bus, Tram And Minibus Roadway Reservation (R345)
Bus, Tram And Minibus Lane Reservation (R346)
Start Of Bus, Tram And Minibus Lane Reservation (R347)

Where:

On any road, particularly in urban areas.

Purpose:

Sign (R345) indicates that the road or portion of the roadway is reserved for the exclusive use by buses, trams and minibuses.
Sign (R346) indicates that a lane is available to the left side of the yellow dotted line and that it is reserved for the exclusive use by buses, trams and minibuses.
Sign (R347) indicates where a lane begins, to the left side of the yellow dotted line, that is reserved for the exclusive use by buses, trams and minibuses.

Action:

Do not follow this route or use this portion of the road if you are not driving a bus, tram or minibus.





Name:

Bus Lane Reservation (R348)
Bus And Minibus Lane Reservation (R349)
Bus And Tram Lane Reservation (R350)
Bus, Tram And Minibus Lane Reservation (R351)

Where:

On any road, particularly in urban areas.

Purpose:

Sign (R348) indicates that a lane is available to the right side of the yellow dotted line and that it is reserved for the exclusive use by buses.
Sign (R349) indicates that a lane is available to the right side of the yellow dotted line and that it is reserved for the exclusive use by buses and minibuses.
Sign (R350) indicates that a lane is available to the right side of the yellow dotted line and that it is reserved for the exclusive use by buses and trams.
Sign (R351) indicates that a lane is available to the right side of the yellow dotted line and that it is reserved for the exclusive use by buses, trams and minibuses.

Action:

Do not follow this route or use this portion of the road if you are not driving the class of vehicle indicated on the sign.





Name:

High Occupancy Vehicle Lane Reservation (R352)

Where:

On any road, particularly in urban areas.

Purpose:

Sign (R352) indicates that a lane is available to the right side of the yellow dotted line and that it is reserved for the exclusive use by high occupancy vehicles.

Action:

Do not follow this route or use this portion of the road if you are not driving a high occupancy vehicle.





Name:

Authorized (Company Logo) Passenger Transport Vehicle Lane Reservation (R353)
Authorized (Company Logo) Passenger Transport Vehicle Lane Reservation (R354)

Where:

On any road, particularly in urban areas.

Purpose:

Sign (R353) indicates that a lane is available to the left side of the yellow dotted line and that it is reserved for the exclusive use by authorized passenger transport vehicles.
Sign (R354) indicates that a lane is available to the right side of the yellow dotted line and that it is reserved for the exclusive use by authorized passenger transport vehicles.

Action:

Do not follow this route or use this portion of the road if you are not driving an authorized passenger transport vehicle.


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