Signals by authorised persons
Signals used by authorised persons, including police officers, arm signals to persons controlling traffic, Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency officers and traffic officers and school crossing patrols.
Traffic approaching from the front
Traffic approaching from both front and behind
Traffic approaching from behind
To beckon traffic on
From the side
From the front
In Wales, bilingual signs appear on emergency services vehicles and clothing.
Arm signals to persons controlling traffic
I want to go straight on
I want to turn left; use either hand
I want to turn right
Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency officers and traffic officers
These officers have the powers to stop/direct vehicles and are using hand signals and light signals similar to those used by police. You must obey any signals given.
School crossing patrols
Not ready to cross pedestrians
Ready to cross pedestrians, vehicles must be prepared to stop
All vehicles must stop