Presentation on theme: "Understanding the Purpose of Pavement Markings"— Presentation transcript:
1 Understanding the Purpose of Pavement Markings Chapter 5
2 Understanding the Purpose of Pavement Markings (Ch 5 page 86) Yellow and white lines provide ________ or __________ for driversYellow lines ____________________________ _____________________________________.White line parallel to the roadway separate same-direction traffic into lanes. White lines ________________to the roadway indicate _________________________________________________________at intersections.
3 Yellow LinesDouble solid yellow lines= No Passing _____________________________________1 solid yellow line and 1 broken yellow line--If ________ yellow line is first one to your left you may cross it to pass a vehicle when it is safe to do so.If ________ yellow line is first one to your left you may not cross it.
4 Double solid yellow lines= No Passing (Crossing only if you are turning into a driveway) 1 solid yellow line and 1 broken yellow line-If broken yellow line is first one to your left you may cross it to pass a vehicle when it is safe to do so.If solid yellow line is first one to your left you may not cross it.
5 White Lines White lines that are parallel to the roadway Broken: you can move from lane to laneSingle between lanes of traffic moving in same direction discourage passing at high-risk locations (but do not prohibit passing)Solid- indicate right side of roadway.Used to mark pedestrian cross walks and stop lines
13 HOV Lane High-occupancy vehicle lane: Use by vehicles carrying 2 or more occupants.
14 Reversible lane:At different times of the day may be use by traffic moving in opposite directions.Where have you seen reversible lanes?
15 Responding to Traffic Control Signals Ch 5 page 90
16 Traffic Control Signals (page 90) Traffic Control Signals- Red, yellow and GreenFlashing redTreat it as a stop sign. Stop and proceed when safeFlashing yellowSlow down and proceed with cautionArrows:Red traffic not allowedYellow light is about to changeGreen traffic moving in the direction of the arrow may proceed if it is clear