Portugal Traffic Signs
Road signs Austria
- The road signs in Portugal are broadly similar to those in other countries.
- A rectangular white sign with a black place name indicates the start of the built-up area. The same sign with a slanting red line indicates the end of the built-up area.
Car and motorcycle
- A round blue sign with a white headlight and downward beams means drivers must use low beam.
- A triangular white sign with a red border and an image of a car surrounded by black dots warns of poor visibility.
- A round blue sign with a tire with a snow chain on it means that snow chains are mandatory.
- A white round sign with a red border, a black arrow curving to the left (or right) and a red diagonal bar over it means: Turn left (or right) prohibited.
- A round white sign with a red border and two cars with a number in between, indicates how many meters drivers must keep from their predecessor.
- A round white sign with a red border and a horn with a red diagonal line through it means that it is prohibited to blow the horn.
Motorcycle and moped
- Portugal has an extra variant on the overtaking ban. The prohibition sign shows a black passenger car on the right and a red motorcycle on the left: Prohibition for motorcycles and mopeds to overtake motor vehicles.
Bicycle and pedestrian
- In addition to the well-known round blue bicycle path sign, there are also similar signs indicating a bicycle / pedestrian path, with or without separate sections for cyclists and pedestrians.
Atenção: Caution, beware
Auto-estrada (AE): Motorway
Cuidado: Careful, beware
Curva perigosa: Dangerous bend
The a prioridade: Give way
Estacionamento proibido: Parking ban
Estrada fechada: Road closed
Gelo: Ice cream
Sentido único: One-way street
Stop, pare: Stop