In this post we will provide you with basic Indian Traffic and Rules which are important while driving in India and also to get a driving licence in India. See below the chart and associate the street symbols with their meaning. You can grasp almost all the street signs in a matter of few minutes.
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Basic Rules of the Road
There are certain traffic rules that have been prepared for the benefit of people. The idea of preparing these rules is not that they should be understood only by the drivers, but it should also be understood by the cyclists, pedestrians and other people on the road. It is very essential to follow all the rules and regulation and we will try to clearly mention them. People are recommended that they should be carefully observing all these rules and regulation and it is effectual to be careful, patient and considerate .
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Traffic signals or stop lights which are positioned on the road intersection and they are used for indicating that whether it is safe to walk or drive or not. People are advised that they should follow all the Traffic signs and they would be required to understand this information that is displayed through color code. Below are the color codes.
RED- Relax (STOP)
These signs have got the very important role to play in the traffic system and they are made for the safety of people. According to the congress of Indian Roads, these signs and Traffic symbols have been categorized into 3 different categories. Please revise the chart above.
Maximum Speed Limit of Motor Vehicles
Speed limits would vary in various states and it can be according to the vehicles as well. This Maximum Speed Limit for Motor Vehicles are set through the local government and people are required to follow all of them. If you happen to drive on the expressway and then it is common to drive on the speed till 100 to 120 km/hr. India is known to have very less expressways and one of the notable is Mumbai and Pune Expressway and Taj expressway which connects Agra and Noida. It is highly recommended that you should avoid using your motorcycles and you speed should not be more than the 80 km/hr. These days, highway police is making usage of automated instruments through which they can track the speed of vehicles and you might have to give heavy fine if you cross these limits. In severe cases you can be arrested or you would be required to make the fine as well.