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Flashcards in Vertical Signs Deck (23):
1

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

2

What do warning signs do and what do they look like?

The signal precaution and danger

The are vertical triangles with a red outline

3

What do regulatory signs signal and what are the groups of regulatory signs?

Regulatory signs impose rules and regulations

Groups:
Giveaway signs
Prohibition signs
Specific prescription signs:
- Path selection
- Path allocation
- Zone signals

4

What do give way signs look like?

They differ

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

5

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

6

What do the specific prescription signs look like?

White rectangles with information inside

7

What do indication signs do?

They give relevant information

The groups are:
- Information
- Pre signaling
- Direction
- Confirmation
- Localities
- Complementary
- Additional panels

8

Where are vertical signs placed?

As a general rule they are placed in the right hand side or above the lane

9

Until when are signs valid?

Until the next intersection or until a sign that's finishes it

10

What is the color of the motorway signs?

Blue

11

What is the color of the main itinerary / fundamental network signs?

Green

12

What is the color of the complementary road signs?

White

13

When are signs valid?

AFTER the sign not before it (or as soon as you see it)

14

What should one do when facing a warning sign?

Moderate speed

15

At what distance should warning signs be placed?

Min. Distance of 150m and max. Distance of 300 from the identified hazard

16

What do indication - information signs look like?

Blue rectangles

17

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

18

What do indication - direction signs look like?

Rectangles, white, color of the type or road or brown (if to a tourist destination)

19

What do indication - confirmation sign look like?

Rectangle and the colour of the road type

20

What do indication - localities signs look like?

White rectangles

21

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

22

What do indication - additional panels look like?

Small white rectangles

23

What do indication - tourist signs look like?

Region signs are orange/brown

Patrimony/heritage signs are red

Natural patrimony signs are brown

All rectangles