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  1. Understanding Regulatory and Warning Signs

  2. Regulatory Signs • Regulates and controls the movement of traffic. • Tells drivers what to do and what not to do. • The colors are usually red, white, black, • Red-allowed to do • Black-No allowed to do

  3. Stop signs • You must come to a complete stop for 3 full seconds. • You must stop behind the white stop line!

  4. Yield signs • You must slow down and check oncoming traffic behind you. *You may have to come to a complete stop!

  5. Speed limit Signs • Show you the maximum or fastest speed allowed on the roadway. • Expressways may post minimum

  6. What are Warning Signs? *Alerts drivers to surprise situations on the road

  7. WARNING • Road Construction • School Zones • Crossings • Curves • Intersections • Changes in road width • Deer Crossing

  8. Intersections • Communicates what type of road the driver will face ahead.

  9. Railroad Crossbuck • Communicates that a train is coming. • You must stop regardless if lights are flashing.

  10. Crossings • Tells the driver if certain people or animals cross the road.

  11. Conditions • Signs tell you what to expect in the roadways.

  12. Functions of Guide Signs • Gives information about roadways • Tells mileage to certain destinations • Identifies roadside services and recreational areas.

  13. Route Markers • Interstates that lead into city have 3 digits & begin with an odd number.

  14. Interstate goes around the city • A three digit route that begins with an even number goes around a city .

  15. Destination signs • Signs that tell you where you are, what exits are coming, and how far the next exit is.

  16. Mileage marker signs • Tells you how far your destination is. How far is Sacramento??

  17. Roadside service signs • Are indicated by the colors blue with white lettering. It tells you about gas, camping,hospital & more!!

  18. International signs • Are ones that you can understand without knowing another language. • The meaning is conveyed by colors shapes, symbols and numbers.

  19. Understanding yellow lines • Divide traffic traveling in opposite directions. • Dashed= pass • Solid=no pass

  20. Understanding white lines • White line parallel to the roadway separate same direction traffic into lanes

  21. Other markings

  22. Traffic Signals • Red=Stop • Yellow=do not enter intersection stop if you can • Green=Go when safe to do so.

  23. Let’s take a nice quiz Number you paper 1-10 and identify the sign.

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  34. The Answers • 1 No Parking 7. Narrow bridge • 2.Bicycle 8. Directional 3.Two way traffic arrow to the rt. • 4. Construction (worker) 9. Advance 5.Hill turn to left • 6. Slippery when wet 10.No rt. turn

  35. THANKYOU& Have a nice day!!! 