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Understanding Italian Road Signs: Restriction

Cristina Fassio

Divieto di transito

No vehicles allowed

Senso vietato

No entry, one way street

Divieto di sorpasso

No passing

Distanziamento minimo obbligatorio di . . . . metri (es. 70 m)

Minimum required distance of . . . meters (ex. 70 meters)

Limite massimo di velocita . . . km/h (es. 80 km/h)

Maximum speed limit. (ex. 80 km/hour)

Transito vietato ai veicoli che trasportano esplosivi o prodotti facilmente infiammabili

Vehicles transporting explosive materials prohibited

Transito vietato ai veicoli che trasprtano prodotti suscettibili di contaminare l'acqua

Vehicles transporting water pollutants prohibited

Transito vietato ai veicoli aventi larghezza superiore a . . . . metri-(es. 2.30 m)

Maximum width allowed. (ex. 2.30 meters)

Transito vietato ai veicoli aventi altezza superiore a . . . metri (es. 3.50 m)

Maximum height allowed. (ex. 3.50 meters)

Transito vietato ai veicoli aventi lunghezza superiore a . . . metri (es. 10 m)

Maximum vehicle length allowed (ex. 10 meters)

Divieto di segnalazioni acustiche

No honking

Divieto di sorpasso per i veicoli di massa a pieno carico superiore a 3.5t

No passing by vehicles of over 3.5 tons - exception are passenger vehicles

Transito vietato ai veicoli a trazione animale

Animal pulled vehicles not allowed

Transito vietato ai pedoni

Pedestrians not allowed

Transito vietato alle biciclette

Bicycles not allowed

Transito vietato ai motocicli

Motorcycles and motor scooters not allowed

Transito vietato ai veicoli a braccia

Carts (human carried) not allowed

Transito vietato a tutti gli autoveicoli

No motor vehicles allowed

Transito vietato ai veicoli di massa piena carico superiore a 3.5t

Vehicles over 3.5 tons not allowed

Transito vietato ai veicoli di massa a piena carico superiore a . . . t (es. 6.5t)

Vehicles over . . . tons not allowed (ex. 6.5 tons)

Transito vietato ai veicoli a motore trainanti un rimorchio

Vehicles pulling other vehicles not allowed

Transito vietato alle macchine agricole

Agricultural vehicles not allowed

Transito vietato ai veicoli che trasportano merci pericolose

Vehicles carrying hazardous materials not allowed

Via libera

Previous signage is cancelled

Fine limitazione velocit

End of speed limit (50 km/hour)

Fine del divieto di sorpasso per i veicoli di massa a pieno carico superiore a 3.5t

End of no passing for trucks

Fine del divieto di sorpasso

End of no passing

Divieto di sosta

No parking. Standing (stopping with the driver in the car) is allowed

Divieto di fermata

No stopping at any time

Parcheggio

Parking

Preavviso di parcheggio

Parking in . . . meters (ex. 300 meters)

Passo carrabile

No blocking of passageway

Regolazione flessibile della sosta in centro abitato

Rules and times of parking and or stopping

Sosta consentita a particolari categorie (es. handicapped)

Stopping allowed only for certain categories. (ex. handicapped)

Sosta consentita a particolari categorie (es. pronto soccorso)

Stopping allowed only for certain categories (ex. Emergency Room)

Sosta consentita a particolari categorie

Stopping allowed only for certain categories (no example given)


Cristina lives in Vagliagli, Siena, Italy and keeps busy with her website Expats in Italy (expatsinitaly.com) and her relocation business.

© Cristina Fassio, 2002

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