CHAPTER 3 Signs, Signals, and Pavement Markings STUDY GUIDE FOR CHAPTER 3 LESSON 1 Regulatory and Warning Signs • A. Look at the shapes of the signs below. Under each sign, circle what kind of sign it is and explain what it means. 1. Regulatory Meaning: STOP 2. Regulatory Meaning: YIELD 3. Regulatory Meaning: SPEED LIMIT
6. Regulatory Meaning: ONE WAY Warning Meaning: DETOUR or CURVE 5. Regulatory Meaning: DO NOT ENTER 4. Regulatory Meaning: RAILROAD CROSSBUCK • Find Out More. Look at your NJ MVC Manual (Chapters 4, 5, 8 and Appendix). • An ______________ shape sign means stop. • octagon • A ________________ shaped sign is a yield sign. • triangular
Unless a no-turn on red sign is posted, NJ law allows a right turn on red after a motorist makes a ________ ________ and ___________ ______________. full stop and checks traffic The speed limit in a school zone, unless otherwise posted, is ___________ mph. 25 mph A railroad crossing sign is a ______________ and _______________ circle. black and yellow A __________________ shaped sign is a construction or warning sign. diamond Motorists are subject to ____________ fines for any motor vehicle violations committed on a Safe Corridor and/or on a construction or _________ ________ area. double work zone Failure to stop for pedestrians in a crosswalk, carries a fine of up to $____________, up to _______ days in jail, _____________ months suspension, ___________ points and community service. $500, up to 25 days in jail, 6 months suspension, 2 points
Chapter 3 Lesson 2 Guide and International Signs • A. Write the letter of the statement that defines each sign below. 1. A = Route Marker 2. A = Route Marker 3. B = Destination Sign
Chapter 3 Lesson 2 Guide and International Signs • A. Write the letter of the statement that defines each sign below. 4. E = Roadside Services 5. D = Recreational Area Sign 6. C = International Sign
Chapter 3 Lesson 2 Guide and International Signs • A. Write the letter of the statement that defines each sign below. 7. A = Route Marker 9. E = Roadside Services 8. C = International Sign • B. In the next few days, look at the road signs in your area. What international signs, if any, exist where you live? Where are they located?
STUDY GUIDE FOR CHAPTER 3 LESSON 3 Pavement Markings • Select the phrase that best completes each sentence below. Write the letter of the answer you have chosen to the left of each question. • Yellow lines separate traffic going • a. in opposite directions. • A solid yellow line to your left on the road means that you are in or at • b. a no-passing zone. • White lines parallel to the roadway • b. separate traffic going in the same direction. • On divided highways, a single solid yellow line • c. marks the left edge of the roadway.
B. In the space below, three passing situations are described. In the space above the descriptions, draw in the roadway markings that would show the passing situation. With arrows, indicate the direction in which your vehicle is moving. Do not pass in either direction. Pass only in your direction. Legal only for oncoming vehicles to pass.
C. FIND OUT MORE. Look at your NJ MVC Manual (Chapters 4, 5, 8 and Appendix). • Find an example at North Hunterdon that has diagonal zebra lines on the pavement. Where did you find these markings? • What do the lines mean?
STUDY GUIDE FOR CHAPTER 3 LESSON 4 Traffic-Control Devices A. Look at the following lane-use lights. Describe what they mean in the space below. 1. Red X 2. Green Arrow 3. Yellow X 4. Flashing Yellow X Red X Never drive in this lane. Green Arrow You are permitted to drive in this lane. Yellow X Vacate this lane, because it will soon be a Red X. Flashing Yellow X This lane can be used, with caution. Usually for left-turn movements.
Describe the actions that you should take if you encounter the following traffic signals. • At a flashing signal you should either ______________________ or ___________________. • stop or slow down • A flashing red signal • stop and proceed only when safe to do so. • At a flashing yellow signal you should • slow down and proceed with caution. • If a police officer is directing traffic at a signal you should • follow the police officer.
FIND OUT MORE. Look at your NJ MVC Manual (Chapters 4, 5, 8 and Appendix). • The order of colors on a traffic light hung vertically is _______________, _______________, _____________. • red yellow green • On a two-lane road, not near a school, when a school bus is stopped and its red lights are flashing, you must _______________. • stop at least 25 feet from the bus