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
Stop signs • You must come to a complete stop for 3 full seconds. • You must stop behind the white stop line!
Yield signs • You must slow down and check oncoming traffic behind you. *You may have to come to a complete stop!
Speed limit Signs • Show you the maximum or fastest speed allowed on the roadway. • Expressways may post minimum
What are Warning Signs? *Alerts drivers to surprise situations on the road
WARNING • Road Construction • School Zones • Crossings • Curves • Intersections • Changes in road width • Deer Crossing
Intersections • Communicates what type of road the driver will face ahead.
Railroad Crossbuck • Communicates that a train is coming. • You must stop regardless if lights are flashing.
Crossings • Tells the driver if certain people or animals cross the road.
Conditions • Signs tell you what to expect in the roadways.
Functions of Guide Signs • Gives information about roadways • Tells mileage to certain destinations • Identifies roadside services and recreational areas.
Route Markers • Interstates that lead into city have 3 digits & begin with an odd number.
Interstate goes around the city • A three digit route that begins with an even number goes around a city .
Destination signs • Signs that tell you where you are, what exits are coming, and how far the next exit is.
Mileage marker signs • Tells you how far your destination is. How far is Sacramento??
Roadside service signs • Are indicated by the colors blue with white lettering. It tells you about gas, camping,hospital & more!!
International signs • Are ones that you can understand without knowing another language. • The meaning is conveyed by colors shapes, symbols and numbers.
Understanding yellow lines • Divide traffic traveling in opposite directions. • Dashed= pass • Solid=no pass
Understanding white lines • White line parallel to the roadway separate same direction traffic into lanes
Traffic Signals • Red=Stop • Yellow=do not enter intersection stop if you can • Green=Go when safe to do so.
Let’s take a nice quiz Number you paper 1-10 and identify the sign.
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
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