Regulatory Signs • Controls the movement of traffic • Give commands or sets limits • Regulatory Signs are red, white, black, green on white, or white on black • Most have square, or vertical/horizontal rectangular shapes YIELD
Warning Signs • Alerts you to changes in condition or use of the road ahead • All warning signs are yellow or orange with black symbols or letters • Most are diamond-shaped
Guide Signs • Give information about roadways and routes - Mileage to a certain destination - Roadside services such as rest stops, service stations, and camp sites - Recreational areas and nearby points of interest
Pavement Markings Yellow Lines Divide traffic going in OPPOSITE directions Divide traffic going in the SAME direction White Lines
Pavement Markings • Double Yellow Lines NO PASSING • Solid and Broken Yellow PASS ON BROKEN SIDE ONLY • Broken Yellow YOU MAY PASS ON EITHER SIDE • Broken White Lines YOU MAY PASS ONE EITHER SIDE • Solid White Line NO PASSING (between lanes or on the outer edges of the road)
Pavement Markings • Arrows on the roadway identify lanes from which you can drive straight, or turn left or right • Shared Left-Turn Lane • Stop Line • Pedestrian Crosswalk • Road Exit Ramp • High-Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) Lane • Disabled Driver Parking
Shared Left Turn Lane Used to EXIT the roadway… NOT enter the roadway.
Traffic Control Signals • Keeps traffic moving in an orderly manner Flashing red stop, check traffic, then proceed with caution Flashing yellow slow down and proceed with caution
Left turn must yield to oncoming traffic Left turn has Right of Way Left turn may go if no traffic or pedestrians
Left turn has Right of Way Left turn should stop before intersection if safe to do so Left turn must wait for arrow to turn green
Traffic Officer’s Signals • A police officer can take the place of and overrule traffic control signals. • When an officer is present, follow his/her signals even if they go against those of an automatic traffic signal or stop sign.