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Understanding Italian Road Signs: Warning

Cristina Fassio

Strada deformata

Uneven road

Dosso

Bump

Cunetta

Dip

Curva a destra

Road curves to right

Curva a sinistra

Road curves to left

Attraversamento tramviario

Tram crossing

Attraversamento pedonale

Pedestrian crossing

Attraversamento ciclabile

Bicycle crossing

Discesa pericolosa (es 10%)

Dangerous descent (ex 10% decline)

Salita rapida (es 10%)

Steep incline (ex 10% angle)

Doppia curva la prima a destra

Double curve ("S" curve), first curving to the right

Doppia curva la prima a sinistra

Double curve ("S" curve), first curving to the left

Passaggio a livello con barriere

Rail road crossing with safety arm

Passaggio a livello senza barriere

Rail road crossing without safety arm

Ponte mobile

Drawbridge ahead

Animali selvatici vaganti

Wild animal crossing

Animali domestici vaganti

Domestic animal crossing

Doppio senzo di circolazione

Two way street

Circolazione rotatoria

Roundabout

Banchina pericolosa

Soft shoulder

Strettoia simmetica

Road narrows

Strettoia asimmetrica a sinistra

Road narrows from the left

Strettoia asimmetrica a destra

Road narrows from the right

Materiale instabile sulla strada

Unsteady materials on the road

Aeromobili

Low flying airplanes

Sbocco sul molo o su argine

Quay or river bank

Caduta massi

Falling rocks on the left

Caduta massi

Falling rocks on the right

Semaforo

Signal lights ahead

Semaforo

Signal lights ahead

Forte vento laterale

Strong lateral winds

Pericolo di incendio

Fire hazard

Altri pericoli

Other dangers

Bambini

Children

Strada sdrucciolevole

Slippery road

Croce di S Andrea

Rail road crossing (one track)

Doppio croce di S Andrea

Rail road crossing (two or more tracks)

Croce di S Andrea installata verticalmente

Rail road crossing (one track)

Doppio croce di S Andrea installata verticalmente

Rail road crossing (two or more tracks)

1 pannello distanziometrico

First warning for train crossing, used with train crossing triangle This is placed 150 m from crossing

2 pannello distanziometrico

Second warning for train crossing This is placed 100 m from crossing

3 pannello distanziometrico

Third warning for train crossing This is placed 50 m from crossing


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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