Flashcards in Vertical Signs Deck (23):
What type of vertical signs are there?
1 Warning signs
2 Regulatory signs
3 Indication signs
4 Variable message signs
5 Tourist and cultural signs
What do warning signs do and what do they look like?
The signal precaution and danger
The are vertical triangles with a red outline
What do regulatory signs signal and what are the groups of regulatory signs?
Regulatory signs impose rules and regulations
Specific prescription signs:
- Path selection
- Path allocation
- Zone signals
What do give way signs look like?
STOP sign is a red octagon
GIVEWAY sign is a white upside down triangle outlined in red
CURRENT ROAD WITH PRIORITY is a yellow diamond
PRIORITY ON NARROWING sign is a square
PRIORITY ROAD can be a white triangle with a red outline
MANDATORY DIRECTION/LANE is a blue circle
What do prohibition signs look like?
Red and white circle:
Typical a white circle with a red outline
NO ENTRY sign is a red circle with a white bar
The END OF prohibition sighs are white and black white diagonal lines crossing through it
What do the specific prescription signs look like?
White rectangles with information inside
What do indication signs do?
They give relevant information
The groups are:
- Pre signaling
- Additional panels
Where are vertical signs placed?
As a general rule they are placed in the right hand side or above the lane
Until when are signs valid?
Until the next intersection or until a sign that's finishes it
What is the color of the motorway signs?
What is the color of the main itinerary / fundamental network signs?
What is the color of the complementary road signs?
When are signs valid?
AFTER the sign not before it (or as soon as you see it)
What should one do when facing a warning sign?
At what distance should warning signs be placed?
Min. Distance of 150m and max. Distance of 300 from the identified hazard
What do indication - information signs look like?
What do indication - pre signaling signs look like?
Rectangle, the colour of the road type (blue, green, white)
Or white with red lines if it signals the approximation of a level crossing
What do indication - direction signs look like?
Rectangles, white, color of the type or road or brown (if to a tourist destination)
What do indication - confirmation sign look like?
Rectangle and the colour of the road type
What do indication - localities signs look like?
What do indication - complementary signs look like?
Small squares or rectangles. Half white, half another coloring
Or rectangles with the colour of the road type
Or black white yellow arrows for directional bays
What do indication - additional panels look like?
Small white rectangles