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M3 - 1 The Road to Skilled Driving April 2006 Chapter 2 Signs, Signals and Roadway Markings.

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1 M3 - 1 The Road to Skilled Driving April 2006 Chapter 2 Signs, Signals and Roadway Markings

2 M3 - 2 The Road to Skilled Driving April 2006 Standards and Benchmarks 1. Laws and Highway System a. know the laws outlined in the South Carolina Driver's manual b. understand the laws outlined in the South Carolina Driver's manual c. consistently demonstrate knowledge and understanding by responsible adherence to highway transportation system traffic laws and control devices 2. Responsibility d. develop habits and attitudes with regard to responsible driving 7. Lifelong Learning b. describe past, present and future motor vehicle laws

3 M3 - 3 The Road to Skilled Driving April Regulate traffic, movement or parking 2.Warn of potential dangers or road conditions 3.Provide information and guidance Traffic Signs Have Three Purposes

4 M3 - 4 The Road to Skilled Driving April 2006 Colors Have Meaning RedGreen BlueYellow BlackWhite OrangeBrown Fluorescent Optic Yellow

5 M3 - 5 The Road to Skilled Driving April 2006 Shapes Have Meaning OctagonRectangle Triangle Diamond Pentagon Pennant Rectangle Circle Crossbuck

6 M3 - 6 The Road to Skilled Driving April 2006 Three Types of Signs Regulate Warn Guide

7 M3 - 7 The Road to Skilled Driving April 2006 Where must we stop? Where are they located?

8 M3 - 8 The Road to Skilled Driving April 2006 Where must we yield? Where are they located?

9 M3 - 9 The Road to Skilled Driving April 2006 SPEED LIMIT SIGNS

10 M The Road to Skilled Driving April 2006 Speed Limits  Urban Areas  Parks  Rural Interstate  Urban Interstate  School Buses

11 M The Road to Skilled Driving April 2006 RR sign or RR painted on the pavement are advanced warning signs. Crossbucks are yield signs. The train has the right-of-way! Rail Grade Crossing Warnings Flashing red lights Bells Gates If you hear or see a train

12 M The Road to Skilled Driving April 2006 Other Regulatory Signs

13 M The Road to Skilled Driving April 2006 Other Regulatory Signs

14 M The Road to Skilled Driving April 2006 Other Regulatory Signs

15 M The Road to Skilled Driving April 2006 Warning Signs

16 M The Road to Skilled Driving April 2006 Warning Signs

17 M The Road to Skilled Driving April 2006 Warning Signs

18 M The Road to Skilled Driving April 2006 Warning Signs

19 M The Road to Skilled Driving April 2006 Warning Signs

20 M The Road to Skilled Driving April 2006 Warning Signs

21 M The Road to Skilled Driving April 2006 ORANGE Signals Work Zones REMEMBER  Common Sense  Caution  Concentration

22 M The Road to Skilled Driving April 2006 Tips for Driving Through Work Zones Orange signs signal work zone areas Proceed with extreme caution Drive at the posted speed Watch out for workers Stay in your lane Report unsafe conditions

23 M The Road to Skilled Driving April 2006 GUIDE SIGNS Us Route Marker

24 M The Road to Skilled Driving April 2006 GUIDE SIGNS

25 M The Road to Skilled Driving April 2006

26 M The Road to Skilled Driving April 2006

27 M The Road to Skilled Driving April 2006 Intersections  Controlled by signs and signals  Uncontrolled by signs and signals, multi-lanes, or pavement  Single or two-lane road intersecting with multiple-lane road  Turning left  T Intersections  Railroad grade crossings

28 M The Road to Skilled Driving April 2006 Signals  Steady lights  Flashing lights  Signal/Sign combinations NO TURN ON RED

29 M The Road to Skilled Driving April 2006 Traffic Lights

30 M The Road to Skilled Driving April 2006 Pavement Markings Left turn only lane Stop lines Crosswalks ONE WayTWO Way Two lane ruralMulti-lane

31 M The Road to Skilled Driving April 2006 YELLOW LINES ALWAYS KEEP TO THE RIGHT OF A YELLOW LINE

32 M The Road to Skilled Driving April 2006

33 M The Road to Skilled Driving April 2006 BROKEN YELLOW LINES SEPARATES TRAFFIC GOING IN OPPOSITE DIRECTIONS BOTH DIRECTIONS MAY CROSS THIS LINE PASSING IS PERMITTED

34 M The Road to Skilled Driving April 2006 SOLID YELLOW LINE SEPARATES TRAFFIC GOING IN OPPOSITE DIRECTIONS KEEP TO THE RIGHT OF THIS LINE DO NOT CROSS EXCEPT WHEN TURNING LEFT OFF OF THE ROADWAY

35 M The Road to Skilled Driving April 2006 DOUBLE SOLID YELLOW LINES SEPARATES TRAFFIC GOING IN OPPOSITE DIRECTIONS KEEP TO THE RIGHT BOTH DIRECTIONS OF TRAFFIC MAY NOT CROSS BOTH DIRECTIONS CANNOT PASS LEFT TURNS FROM ROADWAY PERMITTED

36 M The Road to Skilled Driving April 2006 SOLID YELLOW WITH A YELLOW BROKEN LINE TRAFFIC WITH THE SOLID LINE CANNOT PASS TRAFFIC WITH THE BROKEN LINE MAY PASS

37 M The Road to Skilled Driving April 2006 WHITE LINES

38 M The Road to Skilled Driving April 2006 SOLID WHITE DO NOT CROSS USUALLY A FOG LINE ALONG THE RIGHT SIDE OF A ROADWAY MARKING THE EDGE OF THE TRAVEL PORTION OF A ROADWAY STAY TO THE LEFT OF THIS LINE

39 M The Road to Skilled Driving April 2006 BROKEN WHITE SEPARATES TRAFFIC GOING IN THE SAME DIRECTION ONE WAY STREETS YOU MAY CROSS THIS LINE

40 M The Road to Skilled Driving April 2006 DOUBLE SOLID LINES SEPARATES TRAFFIC GOING IN THE SAME DIRECTION BOTH LANES OF TRAFFIC CANNOT CROSS

41 M The Road to Skilled Driving April 2006

42 M The Road to Skilled Driving April 2006 Share Lanes – Left Turns Only

43 M The Road to Skilled Driving April 2006 Passing Markings

44 M The Road to Skilled Driving April 2006 Signaling Left Right Slow or Stop

45 M The Road to Skilled Driving April 2006 DRIVING IN TRAFFIC CIRCLES Good Habits See the Yield sign on approach Slow, search for pedestrians, bicyclists Stop only if necessary Yield to traffic in the circle Select a safe gap when entering the circle When traveling in the circle, Yield to traffic attempting to leave Signal for your exit Search for pedestrians and bicyclists Photo courtesy of the Insurance Institute for Highway Safety


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