Understanding French Road Signs in Geneva

Learn some useful phrases for when driving around in Geneva...

French term English translation
Aire de repos Rest area
Alcootest Breath test / breathalyser
Allumez vos lanternes / feux Turn on your lights
Attention au feu Beware of traffic signal/lights
Attention travaux Beware, roadworks
Autres directions Other directions
Bande d’arrêt d’urgence Breakdown lane / hard shoulder
Borne d’appel d’urgence Emergency telephone
Chaussée déformée Bumpy road ahead
Cédez le passage Give way (Give priority to the other road)
Centre ville Town centre
Col Mountain pass
Contrôle radar A radar / speed trap
Déraper To skid
Fermé Closed
Gendarmerie Police station
Gravillons Gravel / Loose stones
Haute tension Electric line
Interdit aux piétons No pedestrians
Nids de poules Potholes
Ouvert Open
Passage à niveau Level crossing
Péage Toll booth
Piste cyclable Bicycle path
Plaque de verglas Icy road
Priorité à droite Give way to the right
Rappel Remember
Route barrée Road closed
Sens-unique One-way
Sens interdit No entry
Serrez a droite Keep to the right
Sortie Exit
Suivre Follow
Toutes directions All directions
Vitesse adaptée sécurité Adapt your speed for safety
Voie unique One lane road
Voitures Cars