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Road Signs
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03/27/2012

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"T" Intersection
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Added Lane
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Crossroad
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Curve
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Directional Arrow
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Divided Highway
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A "do not enter" sign means: do not enter a road or off ramp where the sign is posted.
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A "don't walk" signal light means you may not start crossing the street.
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End Divided Highway
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A flashing red signal light means "STOP." After stopping, you may proceed when it is safe. Observe the right-of-way rules.
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[image] Flashing Yellow
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A flashing yellow signal light warns you to "PROCEED WITH CAUTION." You do not need to stop, but you must slow down and be especially alert before entering the intersection.
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[image] Flashing Yellow Arrow
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This signal means turns are permitted (unprotected), but you must first yield to oncoming traffic and pedestrians and then proceed with caution.
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A green arrow means "GO." You must turn in the direction the arrow is pointing. It allows you to make a "protected" turn.
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Lane Ends
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Merging Traffic
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No Left Turn
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No Right Turn
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No U-Turn
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Pedestrian Crossing
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A yellow and black circular sign indicates that you are approaching a railroad crossing.
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X-shaped signs with a white background that state "RAILROAD CROSSING" indicate that you must look, listen, slow down, and prepare to stop, if necessary. Let any trains pass before you proceed.
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A red arrow means "STOP." Remain stopped until the green signal or green arrow appears. Do not turn against a red arrow.
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Reverse Turn
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A five-sided sign indicates that you are near a school. Stop if children are in the crosswalk.
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Sharp Turn
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Slippery When Wet
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Slow Moving Vehicle
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A green light means "GO." If you are turning left, make the turn only if you have enough space to complete the turn before creating a hazard for any oncoming vehicle, bicyclist, or pedestrian.
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A red signal light means "STOP." You can make a right turn against a red light after you stop then yield to pedestrians, bicyclists, and vehicles close enough to be a hazard.
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A yellow signal light means "CAUTION." The red signal is about to appear. When you see the yellow light, stop if you can do so safely. If you cannot stop safely, cross the intersection cautiously.
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A stop sign indicates that you must make a full "STOP." Stop at the white limit line or before entering the crosswalk or intersection. Check traffic in all directions before proceeding.
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Stop Ahead
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Traffic Signal Ahead
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Two Way Traffic
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A "walk" signal light means it is legal to cross the street.
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Winding Road
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If you see a "wrong way" sign, drive to the side of the road and stop. You are going against traffic. When safe, back out or turn around and return to the road you were on.
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A yellow arrow means the "protected" turning time period is ending. Be prepared to obey the next signal, which could be the green or red light or the red arrow.
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A yield sign indicates that you must slow down and be ready to stop, if necessary, to let any vehicle, bicyclist, or pedestrian pass before you proceed.
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Yield Ahead