17 8. Brown-Public recreation and Cultural interest
18 Four Categories of Signs 1. RegulatoryStop SignFull complete stop!!Yield to pedestrians or other vehicles in intersectionStop before entering intersection if no stop lineStop at stop line before entering crosswalk
19 Four way stop Driver who stopped first goes first When cars at right angles stop at the same time driver on the right goes firstSignal your intention to proceed by moving forward slowly before entering intersectionKeep looking left and right while driving through intersection(use eye contact)
20 Yield SignAlways slow or stop and give right of way to cross traffic
21 Speed Limit Signs Set for ideal conditions “Basic Speed Law” – If no limit is posted you may not drive faster than is safe for the existing conditions
22 Speed Limit Signs(continued) Minimum Speed Limits- Highway and expressway do no drive slower than posted unless conditions are bad
36 Traffic SignalsTraffic lights- placed at intersections to control trafficRed light-top circle- you must come to full stop. Stop behind lines, crosswalk, or intersection.Yellow light- second circle- make every reasonable effort to stop at intersection.Green light- third circle- proceed only if intersection is clear. Be prepared for light to turn yellow then red. Be prepared to stop.
37 Right turn on Red Come to a full complete stop. Make sure turn is legal.Let pedestrians and other vehicles (including bicyclists) clear the intersectionComplete your right turn only if the intersection is , and will remain free of traffic
38 Flashing Signals- used to caution drivers or to tell them to stop Flashing Red- make complete stop, a stop sign and line may be used hereFlashing Yellow- slow down, be prepared to stop
39 Arrows- traffic must flow in the direction the arrow is pointing. Green Arrow- turn in the direction, yield to pedestriansYellow Arrow- warns you that a red light is about to appear- you must stopStraight Arrow(green)- no turns
40 Lane Signals- for shared use of lanes in cities Green Arrow- drive in that lane with green arrow over itYellow “X”or arrow- move to lane with green arrow, this lane is about to closeRed “X” – lane is closed to traffic in your direction
41 Pedestrian Signalswalk/don’t walk- usually walk signal and green light will be on at the same time for pedestrian and traffic going in the same direction
42 Officer’s Signals Obey over any other traffic signals. Palm up-STOP Hand waving- GO
43 ROADWAY MARKINGSThey give you a warning or direction
44 1. Yellow LinesBroken Yellow – used to separate two way traffic. A driver may also pass.Solid Yellow- passing on that side of the road is not allowed. Passing is allowed when the line stops.Solid Double Yellow- divides traffic (often on 4-Lane) may not pass.
45 White Line MarkingsBroken White- separates lanes of traffic moving in the same direction.Solid white- keeps drivers in their lanes and restrict lane changing. Also used along the side of the roadway.White Arrows- used in lanes to tell you when and where to turn. With the word ONLY, you must continue in the direction of the arrow.Crosswalks- stop before the white line.
46 Rumble Strips and Raised Markers (reflectors) alert you to hazards or mark the driving lane at night.
47 Other roadway markersNo parking- curb markers, usually yellow are by fire hydrants and intersections.Yellow Lines- mark obstructionSchool Crossings- white lines and letteringExit Ramps- whites lines- show where exit startsRailroad Crossing- white “X” with two “R’s”Handicapped Parking- white wheelchair, for handicapped only