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Regulatory sign

Signs that must be obeyed. The most important are stop and yield signs. Other signs are either white squares or rectangles with red or black lettering

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Warning sign

It can help you avoid surprise situations.pst ate diamond shaped. Warning sons have black symbols or lettering on a yellow background

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Guide sign

It marks routes, intersections, service areas, and other points of interest or information.

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International sign

It coveys information with symbols rather than words. Drivers from other countries can understand the meaning of these signs.

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Yield sign

To allow others to use the intersection before you do

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Right of way

Means to accept the privilege of immediate use of the roadway

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Traffic signals

Hey consist of traffic lights, arrows, flashing signals, lane signals, and pedestrian signals used to help traffic flow smoothly.

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Green light

You can proceed when traffic is clear

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Yellow (amber) light

Make every effort to stop safely for a yellow light. If too close, proceed with caution

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Red light

You must come to a full stop behind the crosswalk, or before entering the intersection

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Flashing red light

Make a full stop then proceed when traffic is clear

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Flashing yellow light

Slow down and be prepared to stop at the traffic light

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Traffic arrows

Traffic must flow in the direction that the green arrow is pointing

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Pedestrian signals

It is used at an intersection with heavy traffic. Pedestrians should only cross at an intersection when the walk symbol is showed, and clear the intersection or wait on a don't walk symbol

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Officer's signal

Given signals by an officer that must be obeyed, even of the signals contradict the traffic sign

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Yellow line

Separates two way traffic. Also means a driver may pass only when no traffic is coming from the opposite. When solid, crossing is prohibited

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White line

Traffic that goes only one direction

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Solid line

You cannot cross a solid yellow line. Solid white lines help poor visibility at might, and are also used as pedestrian crosswalks

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Broken/dashed line

You are allowed to cross this if there is no traffic in the other lane

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To keep traffic moving a _____ is set on some primary highways and expressways.

Minimum speed limit

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Two signs used in a ____ alert drivers to children who might dart out into the street without looking

School zones

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Obey the ____ when traffic, roadway, or weather conditions are bad.

Basic speed law

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To help drivers make safe left turns in the middle of the block, a ____ lane is used in many cities

Shared left turn

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Special conditions such as a sharp curve are often posted with an ____ sign

Advisory speed limit

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At some intersections, a ____ alerts drivers to dangerous conditions

Flashing signal

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Painted solid lines, broken lines, arrows, or words are called ____

Roadway markings

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Changes in travel direction during rush house traffic is indicate by a ____ light hanging overhead

Lane signal

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When a traffic signal is red, the ____ law allows a driver to turn right

Right turn on red

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Color of construction or detour?

Orange

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Color of stop, yield, or prohibited

Red