Roadway Markings. NV Driver Education Curriculum Unit 2: Signs, Signals, and Roadway Markings Presentation 3 of 3. Roadway Markings. Warn, regulate, and inform lines, words, or symbols on the road Marking are white and yellow May be reflective Type of lines have meaning
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NV Driver Education Curriculum
Unit 2: Signs, Signals, and Roadway Markings
Presentation 3 of 3
Broken lines can be crossed andsolidlines cannot (exception when making a turn)
Yellow lines separate traffic lanes traveling in opposite directions
Single, broken yellow line indicates may pass when safe
Single, solid yellow line indicates that passing is not allowed
Yellow center line may be single, double, solid, or broken (dashed)
You may pass when there is a broken line on your side of the road
You may not pass when there is a solid line on your side of the road
See LVPD Video
Crossing Solid White Line
Shared left-turn lane
White arrows indicate a turn lane
Reversible lanes are used to improve traffic flow during rush hours
RED “X” – Lane is closed in this direction. Never drive in this lane.
YELLOW “X” – Lane signal is going to change. Exit the lane safely before the red “X” appears
GREEN ARROW – Lane may be used.
High-Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes are restricted for vehicles with two or more people
See Nevada RTC&DOT video
HOV Lanes in Las Vegas
Highway ramps use solid white lines to indicate it is dangerous and illegal to cross
Stop lines are wide white lines where you must stop before entering an intersection or railroad crossing
Crosswalks are areas for pedestrians (in front of stop lines) and may include two parallel or diagonal lines.
Reflective Markers (may or may not be raised) like white and yellow lines - mark lanes of travel
Lines, words, and symbols found on the pavement
White center lines are used in Canada, Great Britain, and many other countries.