Quebec's French Road Signs

To help you learn French an explanation of the words shown on the French only road signs which can be found in Quebec is shown below.

French - English
à droite - to the right
à gauche - to the left
Accoutement non Stabilize - Soft shoulder
Allumez vos Phares - Turn on headlights
Arret Interdit - No stopping
Attention - Caution
Au Pas - Slow
Autres Directions - Through traffic
Bifurcation - Junction
Carrefour - Crossroad
Cédez le passage - Give way
Centre Ville - Center of town
Chantier - Road Construction
Chaussée déformée - Uneven road, temporary surface.
Chute de Pierres - Falling rocks
Circuit Touristique - Scenic route
Circulation Interdite - No thoroughfare
Dépannage - repair
Descente dangereuse - Steep hill
Déviation - Diversion
Douane - Customs
Entrée Interdite - No Entrance
Fin d'Interdiction - End of restriction
Fin de Limitation de Vitesse - End of speed restriction
Gravillons - Loose gravel
Halte - Stop
Hauteur Limitée - Low clearance
Impasse - Dead-end road (Cul-de-sac)
Interdiction de Doubler - No passing
Interdiction de Stationner - No parking
Itineraire Bis - Alternative Route
Limitation de Vitesse - Speed-restriction
Location de Voitures - Car rental (Hire)
Nids de Poules - Potholes
Parking gratuit - free parking
Parking payant - parking with charge
Passage à Niveau - level crossing
Passage Interdit - Entry forbidden, no thoroughfare
Passage protege - Right-of-way at intersection ahead
Péage - Toll
Pente Dangereuse - Steep Incline
Pietons - Pedestrians
Piste Reservée aux Transports Publics - Lane reserved for public transport
Poids Lourds - Truck (lorry) route
Priorité à droit - Give way to traffic on the right
Priorité à gauche - Give way to traffic on the left
Priorité aux piétons - give way to pedestrians
Ralentissez - reduce speed
Rappel - Restriction continues
Reservée aux Pietons - Pedestrians have the right of way
Route Barrée - Road closed
Route Étroite - narrow road
Route Glissante - Slippery road
Sans Interdit - Wrong direction
Sauf (Seulement) Riverains - Private road for residents only
Sens unique - One way
Serrez à droite / à gouche - Keep right / left
Sortie - Exit
Sortie de Camions - Truck Crossing
Stationnement interdit - no parking
Tenez vos Distances - Keep your distance
Tout droit - straight ahead
Toutes Directions - All directions
Travaux - Road work
Vehicules lents - Slow vehicles
Verglas - Slippery road
Virages - Curves ahead
Voie de Degagement - Private entrance
Voie Unique - Single-lane traffic
Voiture a Louer - Car hire
Vous n'avez pas la priorité - Give way, traffic on roundabout has priority
Zone Rouge - Tow away zone

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