Road signs in Zimbabwe

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Road signs in Zimbabwe have many variations unique to Zimbabwe, but generally stay close to the Vienna Convention on Road Signs and Signals concerning the use of shape and colour to indicate function.

Recently, the Government of Zimbabwe agreed to harmonize traffic signs with those in other SADC countries, the SADC-RTSM became native legislation in Zimbabwe in 2016, however the progress of implementation is present.

Permanent signs[edit]

Regulatory signs[edit]

Control signs[edit]

Command signs[edit]

Prohibition signs[edit]

Reservation signs[edit]

Parking signs[edit]

Comprehensive signs[edit]

Selective restriction signs[edit]

De-restriction signs[edit]

Warning signs[edit]

Information signs[edit]

Temporary signs[edit]

Regulatory signs[edit]

Command signs[edit]

Prohibition signs[edit]

Reservation signs[edit]

Parking signs[edit]

Comprehensive signs[edit]

Selective restriction signs[edit]

De-restriction signs[edit]

Warning signs[edit]

Information signs[edit]

Historic road signs (until 2016)[edit]

Old stop sign in Zimbabwe

Until 2016, Zimbabwe along with Malawi and Zambia using warning road signs consist of an upwards-pointed triangle, with a plate below using pictograms to convey their particular meaning, similar to signs used in Britain before the 1960s.

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