Flashcards in Chapter 2: Signs, Signals, And Roadway Markings Deck (40)
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
It can help you avoid surprise situations.pst ate diamond shaped. Warning sons have black symbols or lettering on a yellow background
It marks routes, intersections, service areas, and other points of interest or information.
It coveys information with symbols rather than words. Drivers from other countries can understand the meaning of these signs.
To allow others to use the intersection before you do
Right of way
Means to accept the privilege of immediate use of the roadway
Hey consist of traffic lights, arrows, flashing signals, lane signals, and pedestrian signals used to help traffic flow smoothly.
You can proceed when traffic is clear
Yellow (amber) light
Make every effort to stop safely for a yellow light. If too close, proceed with caution
You must come to a full stop behind the crosswalk, or before entering the intersection
Flashing red light
Make a full stop then proceed when traffic is clear
Flashing yellow light
Slow down and be prepared to stop at the traffic light
Traffic must flow in the direction that the green arrow is pointing
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
Given signals by an officer that must be obeyed, even of the signals contradict the traffic sign
Separates two way traffic. Also means a driver may pass only when no traffic is coming from the opposite. When solid, crossing is prohibited
Traffic that goes only one direction
You cannot cross a solid yellow line. Solid white lines help poor visibility at might, and are also used as pedestrian crosswalks
You are allowed to cross this if there is no traffic in the other lane
To keep traffic moving a _____ is set on some primary highways and expressways.
Minimum speed limit
Two signs used in a ____ alert drivers to children who might dart out into the street without looking
Obey the ____ when traffic, roadway, or weather conditions are bad.
Basic speed law
To help drivers make safe left turns in the middle of the block, a ____ lane is used in many cities
Shared left turn
Special conditions such as a sharp curve are often posted with an ____ sign
Advisory speed limit
At some intersections, a ____ alerts drivers to dangerous conditions
Painted solid lines, broken lines, arrows, or words are called ____
Changes in travel direction during rush house traffic is indicate by a ____ light hanging overhead
When a traffic signal is red, the ____ law allows a driver to turn right
Right turn on red
Color of construction or detour?