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Signs, Signals, and Markings

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  1. Signs, Signals, and Markings

  2. 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

  3. 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

  4. (Construction Signs)

  5. 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

  6. Route Markers

  7. Pavement Markings Yellow Lines Divide traffic going in OPPOSITE directions Divide traffic going in the SAME direction White Lines

  8. 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)

  9. Shoulder Line: DO NOT CROSS!

  10. 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

  11. Shared Left Turn Lane Used to EXIT the roadway… NOT enter the roadway.

  12. Stop Line

  13. Crosswalk

  14. Exit Ramp

  15. 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

  16. Left turn must yield to oncoming traffic Left turn has Right of Way Left turn may go if no traffic or pedestrians

  17. 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

  18. 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.