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Road signs in Tanzania are based on the SADC Road Traffic Signs Manual,[1][2][3] a document designed to harmonise traffic signs in member states of the Southern Africa Development Community. They are regulated in A Guide to Traffic Signing goverened by the Ministry of Infrastructure Development.[4][5] Tanzania drives on the left.

Tanzania has adopted the SADC system of traffic signs, which conforms to the international conventions on traffic signing.

Permanent road signs

Regulatory signs

Control signs

Command signs

Prohibition signs

Reservation signs

Parking signs

Comprehensive signs

Selective restriction signs

De-restriction signs

Warning signs

Information signs

Combo signs

Temporary road signs

The following signs are exactly the same as their standard version (as above), however, are replaced with a yellow background to indicate that they are temporary (e.g. for use during construction)

Regulatory signs

Command signs

Prohibition signs

Reservation signs

Parking signs

Comprehensive signs

Selective restriction signs

De-restriction signs

Warning signs

Information signs

See also

References

  1. ^ "SADC Road Traffic Signs Manual V1 PDF | PDF | Traffic | Southern Africa". Scribd. Retrieved 2023-11-12.
  2. ^ "SOUTH AFRICAN ROAD TRAFFIC SIGNS MANUAL". transport.gov.za.
  3. ^ "MAY 2012 SADC - RTSM - VOL 1 REGULATORY SIGNS". transport.gov.za.
  4. ^ Cosmas, Remigi (2009). "A Guide to Traffic Signing". Ministry of Infrastructure Development.
  5. ^ "Road Sign in Tanzania | PDF". Scribd. Retrieved 2023-11-16.