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1

what do circular signs mean?

give orders

2

what do blue circle signs mean?

give instruction

3

what do red rings or circles sign mean?

what you MUST NOT do

4

what do triangular signs mean?

warnings

5

what do rectangular signs mean?

give info

6

what shape is the stop sign?

octagonal

7

what type of signs show maximum speed limits?

red circles

8

where do national speed limits apply?

where theres no sign

9

what are the lines along the middle of the road and what do they mean?

- short broken white lines: divide lanes
- longer broken white lines: hazard warning lines - only overtake if road is clear
- double white lines w solid white line on your side of road: must not cross or straddle the line
- white diagonal stripes or chevrons: seperate lanes of traffic or prevent traffic turning right

10

what are the lines along the side of the road and what do they mean?

- white line: edge of carriageway
- yellow lines: waiting + stopping restrictions
- zigzag lines: no stopping or parking

11

what are the lines on or across the road and what do they mean?

- broken line: give way
- solid line: stop
- markings e.g. giveway triangles or road hump markings: warn of hazard

12

what does red and amber mean on traffic light?

stop and wait

13

what does amber mean on traffic light?

stop unless already crossed stop line

14

sequence of traffic lights?

red, red+amber, green, amber, red

15

where do you find red flashin lights and what must you do?

- level crossings
- lifting bridges
- outside fire stations
stop

16

what are amber flashing lights on motorways for?

warns of hazard e.g. fog, lane closures

17

what are red flashing lights on motorways for?

dont drive on that lane accompanyed w a red cross

18

when would you use an arm signal?

- signalling to turn right in busy traffic
- slowing down to give way to zebra crossing

19

what colour lights do traffic officers use?

amber flashing lights

20

when can you cross solid white line on road?

- turning into side road on the right
- entering a property
- passing a stationary vehicle
- overtaking a bike, horse or road maintenace if they travelling 10mph