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Traffic Signs & Symbols. Road Signs. Street Signs.

Traffic Signals
Page contents: 01. Color meaning of traffic signs and symbols including road signs, street signs, and highway signs 02. Shape meaning of traffic signs and symbols including road signs, street signs, and highway signs 03. Color meaning of traffic signal lights 04. Color meaning of flashing traffic signal lights 05. A complete list of traffic signs, road signs, street signs, highway signs, and traffic symbols including: Guide, recreational, regulatory, road construction, and warning signs with meanings and pictures (in alphabetical a-z order). Traffic signs and symbols including road signs, street signs, highway signs, and traffic signals are necessary for controlling traffic flow and alerting drivers of traffic rules and regulations. They make highways and streets safer for bicyclists, pedestrians, and drivers. Commonly referred to as road sings and street signs, traffic signs and symbols often work in combination with traffic signals and they come in different shapes, colors, and have different written messages which help drivers understand their information as they approach them. Understanding the meaning of the various United States (USA) traffic signs and signals is an essential part of passing a DMV test for the attainment of a motorcycle permit or a motorcycle license, driving safely, and obeying the traffic laws. If you don't know what are the road signs or what are the traffic signals review the following chart or scroll all the way down to review a FREE and comprehensive list of the traffic signs, road signs, street signs, and traffic symbols with pictures and their meanings.

01. Color meaning of traffic signs and symbols including road signs, street signs, and highway signs The colors of traffic signs and symbols can be grouped in to 7 categories. Colors are particularly important and useful at a distance since they hint drivers with the kind of information they can expect from that particular sign as they approach it. Red Traffic Signs, Road Signs, and Street Signs Red traffic signs, road signs, and street signs usually require drivers to take immediate action to avoid threats to traffic safety, such as "No Parking Any Time" traffic signs.

Yellow or Fluorescent Yellow-Green Traffic Signs, Road Signs, and Street Signs Yellow or fluorescent yellow-green traffic signs, road signs, and street signs usually alert drivers of nearby school zones, and specific road conditions as well as hazards ahead, such as "Merging Lane" traffic signs.

White Traffic Signs, Road Signs, and Street Signs White traffic signs, road signs, and street signs usually show traffic regulations that drivers must obey by law such as "Right Turn Only" traffic signs.

Orange Traffic Signs, Road Signs, and Street Signs Orange traffic signs, road signs, and street signs usually warn drivers of conditions ahead due to highway construction and maintenance. Warning signs are enforced by law and include "Road Work Ahead" traffic signs.

Green Traffic Signs, Road Signs, and Street Signs Green traffic signs, road signs, and street signs usually indicate distance to upcoming destinations, highway entrances, highway exits, and directions.

Blue Traffic Signs, Road Signs, and Street Signs Blue traffic signs, road signs, and street signs usually display useful information to drivers such as upcoming gas stations, hotels, telephones, hospitals, restaurants, and general amenities.

Brown Traffic Signs, Road Signs, and Street Signs Brown traffic signs, road signs, and street signs usually display informations that indicates recreational estates and parks.

02. Shape meaning of traffic signs and symbols including road signs, street signs, and highway signs The signs on the road must be easily identified at a distance therefore, the shapes of traffic signs and symbols have been grouped in to eight categories. The shape of a traffic sign is important and useful because it hints drivers with the kind of information they can expect from that particular sign as they approach it. Round Road Signs, Street Signs, and Traffic Signs Round or circular road signs, street signs, and traffic signs indicate railroad crossings.

Equilateral Triangle Road Signs, Street Signs, and Traffic Signs Triangular road signs, street signs, and traffic signs indicate drivers to yield and or to slow down or stop as you approach a merging lane or an intersection.

Pennant Road Signs, Street Signs, and Traffic Signs Pennant-shaped road signs, street signs, and traffic signs warn drivers not to pass other vehicles. Usually located on the left side of the road.

Square Road Signs, Street Signs, and Traffic Signs Square road signs, street signs, and traffic signs usually display regulations that drivers must obey by law. These traffic signs may indicate what to do or what not to do. Signs indicating what not to do will have a red circle with a diagonal line over the black symbol.

Rectangular Road Signs, Street Signs, and Traffic Signs Rectangular road signs, street signs, and traffic signs usually indicate traffic regulations that drivers must obey by law. A common example is "Left Turn Yield on Green" traffic signs.

Diamond Road Signs, Street Signs, and Traffic Signs Diamond-shaped road signs, street signs, and traffic signs warn drivers of upcoming road

conditions and hazards such as "Winding Road Ahead" traffic signs.

Pentagon Road Signs, Street Signs, and Traffic Signs Five-sided road signs, street signs, and traffic signs tell drivers that they are driving in or near a school zone where children may be present and where children may unexpectedly cross the street or road.

Octagon Road Signs, Street Signs, and Traffic Signs Eight-sided road signs, street signs, and traffic signs are commonly known as stop signs and are found at intersections where they warn drivers to make a complete stop and yield in the appropriate right-of-way.

03. Color meaning of traffic signal lights Traffic signals as well as stop lights and stop signs are used to manage traffic flow and indicate drivers right-of-way at pedestrian crossings, ramps, and intersections. Driving Through an Intersection With a Traffic Signal Red Light in Traffic Signals A red light in a traffic signal means that it is someone else's right-of-way and you must make a complete stop, example below.

Yellow Light in Traffic Signals A yellow light in a traffic signal indicates that your right-of-way is about to end, example below.

Green Light in Traffic Signals A green light in a traffic signal means that you have the right-of-way, it means "go" as long as there aren't any vehicles or pedestrians crossing the intersection, example below.

Turning Through an Intersection With a Traffic Signal Red Arrow in Traffic Signals A red arrow in a traffic signal means that it is someone else's right-of-way and you must make a complete stop. Yellow Arrow in Traffic Signals A yellow arrow in a traffic signal indicates that your right-of-way is about to end. Green Arrow in Traffic Signals A green arrow in a traffic signal means that you have the right-of-way, it means that you can turn through the intersection as long as there aren't any vehicles or pedestrians crossing.

04. Color meaning of flashing traffic signal lights Red Flashing Lights in a Traffic Signal or displayed by a School Bus Red flashing lights in a traffic signal or displayed by a school bus are equivalent to a stop sign. It

means that you must come to a complete stop. Red Flashing Lights in Other Places Red flashing lights at an intersection where cross traffic is not required to stop indicate that you may only drive through the intersection when it is safe to do so, when it is clear, and when you do not interfere with the right-of-way of cross traffic. Yellow Flashing Lights Yellow flashing lights on the road or at an intersection indicate drivers that you must slow down with caution. Yellow flash lights means that cross traffic is required to yield the right-of-way to you but you should also beware for crossing vehicles and pedestrians.

05. A complete list of traffic signs, road signs, street signs, highway signs, and traffic symbols including: Guide, recreational, regulatory, road construction, and warning signs with meanings and pictures (in alphabetical a-z order). Guide and Recreational Traffic Road Signs (A-Z)

Airport Road Sign

Bike Route Road Sign

Camping Road Sign

Carpool Lane Entrance Road Sign

Disabled Road Sign

Divided Road Miles Ahead Road Sign

Electric Vehicle Charging Station Road Sign

Exit Road Sign

Hospital Road Sign

North South East West Road Sign

Park Road Sign

Telephone Road Sign

Trolley Road Sign

Regulatory Traffic Road Signs (A-Z)

Bike Lane Road Sign

Bus Carpool Lane Ahead Road Sign

Carpool Violation Minimum Fine Road Sign

Center or Left Turn Lane Road Sign

Center or Right Turn Lane Road Sign

Do Not Enter Road Sign

Do Not Pass Road Sign

Emergency Parking Only Road Sign

Keep Left Road Sign

Keep Right Road Sign

Left or U-Turn Road Sign

Left Turn Yield On Green Road Sign

No Left Turn Road Sign

No Parking Any Time Road Sign

No Parking Road Sign

No Turn On Red Road Sign

No Turns Road Sign

No U-Turn Road Sign

One Way Road Sign

Push Button To Cross Road Sign

Rail Road Crossing Road Sign

Right Lane Must Exit Road Sign

Right Lane Must Turn Right Road Sign

Right Turn Only Road Sign

Slower Traffic Keep Right Road Sign

Slower Traffic Use Turnouts Road Sign

Speed Limit Road Sign

Stop Road Sign

Turning Traffic Must Yield To Pedestrians Road Sign

Turnout in a Quarter of a Mile Road Sign

Two Way Left Turn Road Sign

Two Way Traffic Ahead Road Sign

Wrong Way Road Sign

Yield To Uphill Traffic Road Sign

Yield Road Sign

Road Construction Traffic Street Signs (A-Z)

Detour Street Sign

Flagman Ahead Street Sign

Lane Closed Street Sign

Loose Gravel Street Sign

No Shoulder Street Sign

One Lane Road Ahead Street Sign

Ramp Closed Street Sign

Road Closed Ahead Street Sign

Road Work Ahead Street Sign

Road Work Next X Miles Street Sign

Shoulder Work Ahead Street Sign

Slow Moving Vehicle Street Sign

Use Next Exit Street Sign

Workers Present Street Sign

Warning Traffic Street Signs (A-Z)

Bicycle Traffic Street Sign

Cross Traffic Ahead Street Sign

Crossroad or Intersection Ahead Street Sign

Directional Arrow Street Sign

Divided Highway Ahead Street Sign

End Freeway In Half Mile Street Sign

Fewer Lanes Ahead Street Sign

Flooded Ahead Street Sign

Four Tracks Street Sign

Lane Ends Ahead Merge Left Street Sign

Merging Lane Ahead Street Sign

Narrow Bridge Street Sign

No Passing Zone Street Sign

Pavement Ends Ahead Street Sign

Pedestrians Traffic or Crossing Street Sign

Railroad Crossing Street Sign

Right Turn Ahead Street Sign

Road Narrows Street Sign

Rough Road Street Sign

School Bus Stop X Ft Street Sign

School Zone Street Sign

Sharp Turn Ahead Reduce Speed Street Sign

Signal Ahead Street Sign

Slide Area Ahead Street Sign

Slippery Road Ahead Street Sign

Slope Ahead Street Sign

Soft Shoulder Street Sign

Stop Ahead Street Sign

T-Intersection Ahead Street Sign

Thru Traffic Merge Left Ahead Street Sign

Traffic Signal Ahead Street Sign

Truck Rollover Reduce Speed Ahead Street Sign

Two Way Traffic Ahead Street Sign

Winding Road Ahead Street Sign

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