bike road signs

bike road signs

Here's an overview of the most common bike road signs in The Netherlands that applies on bikers:

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Bicycle lane:
Mandatory for bikers.

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Bicycle and Mopeds:
Mandatory for both.

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Fietspad:
Bicycle lane.

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Pedestrian path:
For pedestrian only.

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No entry:
No entry for bicycles.

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No entry:
An additional sign will appear:

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Uitgezonderd:
Except for bicycle/mopeds.

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Uitgezonderd:
Except for bicycle.

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No entry:
Only for motorized vehicles.

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Bicycle parking:
Placed in large parking lots.

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Freeway:
No entry for bicycles.

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Motorised traffic:
No entry for bicycles.

biking safety

Helping hand:
When turning left or right, use your hand accordingly to signal where you're heading to. This will prevent accidents with other bikers, pedestrians or cars.

Way of life:
Give right of way, especially for motors and trams. Pay attention to all sides before crossing a road even when the green light is on.

Lock n' go:
Park your bike only in designated areas and don't forget to lock it, preferably to a bike stand. You don't want to become another statistic number of bike theft.

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