Road signs in Japan
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This page shows the road signs used in Japan.
Warning signs are diamond shape with yellow backgrounds, black borders and black pictograms.
The stop sign is a red, downward-pointing triangle, with the text 止まれ (tomare) in white. Prohibition signs are round with white backgrounds, red borders, and blue pictograms. Mandatory instruction signs are round with blue backgrounds and white pictograms.
Direction/distance signs have dark green backgrounds and white text for expressways. In urban areas and on national highways, direction signs have dark blue backgrounds. The signs are normally written in Japanese and English.
Asian Highway route shield (AH1)
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