Road signs

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  1. Regulation signs
    • normally are white rectangles with black letters or symbols, but some are different shapes, and some can use red letters or symbols
    • gives information about rules
  2. Warning signs
    • normally are yellow and diamond-shaped, with black letters or symbols
    • approaching a hazardous location or a location with a special rule
  3. Destination signs
    • are green with white letters and symbols
    • show the direction and distance to locations (watch for them so you don't get lost)
  4. Service signs
    • are blue with white letters and symbols
    • show the locations of services
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    • come to a full stop
    • yield the right-of-way to vehicles and pedestrians in or heading toward the intersection
    • stop before stop line, crosswalk, or intersection so that you can view the intersection
    • go only when it is safe
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    • decrease speed and prepare to stop
    • yield right-of-way to vehicles or pedestrians approaching the intersection
    • come to a full stop if traffic conditions require it
    • check carefully for traffic and be prepared to stop
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    no right turn sign
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    destination sign
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    divided highway ends
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    winding road ahead
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    yield to pedestrians
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    • Railroad crossing sign
    • use caution and be prepared to stop
    • if you are following a bus or truck approaching a railroad crossing, be careful. most buses and trucks always have to stop when approaching a railroad crossing
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    • Work area signs
    • people are at work on or near the roadway and traffic can be controlled by a flag person.
    • a work area speed limit as low as 25 mph can be posted
    • you must always drive at a reduced speed regardless
  14. When a work area person holds up his hand or hold it flag out to the side...
    it means to stop
  15. when a work area person makes a sweeping motion across his body or rests the flag down by his side...
    it means to proceed
  16. when a work area person move his hand up and down and moves the flag up and down...
    it means to go slow.
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    • Route signs
    • indicate US, state, or county routes
    • shape of sign indicates type of route: these signs are for state, US, and interstate routes.
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    keep right of divider sign
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    do not enter sign (one way)
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    • do not pass sign
    • no switching lanes or going around people
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    gas station, restaurant, place to stay, phone, hospital, and camp ground
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    merging traffic entering from right sign
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    traffic signal ahead
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    right lane ends merge left
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    hospital emergency services to the right
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    two way traffic
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    slippery when wet
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    no U turn
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    hill ahead
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Road signs
2015-03-16 23:18:43
driving permit test written
This card set is full of road signs for NYS written permit tests.
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