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Roadway Signs

There are regulatory, warning and guide signs on roadway. Is important distinguish the means by color and shape. Usually on written driver's license test you will answer questions regards to roadway signs.


Railway crossing sign is X-shaped with a white background and red outline. It advises that railway tracks cross the road. Watch for this signal. Slow down and look both ways for trains. Be prepared to stop.
A yield sign is a triangle with a white background and a red border. It means you must let traffic in the intersection or close to it go first. Stop if required and go only when the way is clear.
A school zone sign is five-sided and has a blue background with white symbols. It advises that you are coming to a school zone. Slow down, drive with prudence, and watch for kids.
A stop sign is eight-sided and has a red background with white letters. It means you must come to a complete stop. Stop at the stop line if it is marked on the roadway. If there is no stop line, stop at the crosswalk, marked or not. If there is no crosswalk, stop at the border of the sidewalk. If there is no sidewalk, stop at the border of the intersection. Wait until the way is clear before entering the intersection.
Means the street is an official bicycle route. Watch for cyclists and be prepared to share the street with them.
No Left Turn
Do not turn left at the intersection.
No Turn
Do not turn to go in the opposite direction. (U-turn)
No Passing
Do not pass on this road.
Railway Crossing
Railway crossing ahead. Be alert for trains. This sign also shows the angle at which the railway tracks cross the road.
Road maintenance ahead.
No Parking
Do not park in the area between the signs. This means you may not stop your automobile except to load or unload passengers or merchandise.