a red signal light means "STOP". You can make a right turn against a red light after you stop then yield to pedestrians, bicyclists and vehicles close enough to be a hazard. Make the right turn only when it safe. Do not turn if a "NO TURN ON RED" sign is posted
Red Arrow means what?
a red arrow means "STOP". Remain stopped until the green signal or green arrow appears. Do not turn against a red arrow.
Flashing red means what?
means "STOP". After stopping, you may proceed when it is safe. Observe right-of-way rules
Solid yellow means what?
means "Caution". The red signal is about to appear. When you see the yellow light, stop if you can do so safely. If you cannot stop safely, cross the intersection cautiously
Yellow arrow means what?
means the "protected" turning time period is ending. Be prepared to obey the next signal which could be the green or red light or the red arrow
Flashing yellow means what?
"Proceed with caution". You do not need to stop for a flashing yellow light, but you must slow down and be especially alert before entering the intersection
Flashing yellow arrow means what?
means turns are permitted (unprotected)but you must first yield to oncoming traffic and pedestrians and then proceed with caution
Solid green means what?
give the right-of-way to any vehicle, bicyclist, or pedestrian in the intersection. A green light means "GO". If you are turning left, makes the turn only if you have enough space to complete the turn before creating a hazard for any oncoming vehicle, bicyclist, or pedestrian. Do not enter the intersection if you can't get completely across before the light turns red. If you block the intersection, you can be cited
Green arrow means what?
a green arrow means "GO". You must turn in the direction the arrow is pointing after you yield to any vehicle, bicyclist, or pedestrian still in the intersection. The green arrow allows you to make a "protected" turn. Oncoming vehicles, bicyclists and pedestrians are stopped by a red light as long as the green arrow is lighted
Traffic Signal Blackout means what?
the traffic signal light is not working. Proceed cautiously as if the intersection is controlled by "STOP" signs in all directions
PEDESTRIAN SIGNAL LIGHTS:
"Walk" or "Walking Person" signal lights means what?
it is legal to cross the street
"Don't Walk" or "Raised hand" signal light means what?
means you may not start crossing the street
Flashing "Don't Walk" or flashing "Raised hand" signal light means what?
means do not start crossing the street because the traffic signal is about to change. If the signal light starts flashing after you have already started to cross, finish crossing the street as quickly as possible
Countdown signals indicate what?
how many seconds remain for crossing. These signals allow pedestrians the flexibility to speed up if the crossing phase is about to expire
*** Some signals may provide a _____ or ______ sound or a _____ _____?
beeping; chirping; verbal message
These signals are designed to help _____ or visually impaired pedestrians cross the street?
*** At many traffic signals, you need to push the pedestrian push button to activate the " _____" or "______ _____" signal light. If there are no pedestrian signals, obey the traffic signal lights?
walk; walking person
SEE PAGES 26-27 FOR SIGNS = MEMORIZE
What does a eight-sided red stop sign indicate?
1) full stop 2) stop at the white limit line or before entering crosswalk 3) if a limit line or crosswalk is not painted on the street, stop before entering the intersection. Check traffic in all directions before proceeding
What does a three-sided red Yield sign mean?
1) must slow down and be ready to stop if necessary. 2) let any vehicle, bicyclist, or pedestrian pass before you proceed
What does a square red and white regulatory sign mean?
follow the sign's instruction = for example DO NOT ENTER means do not enter a road or off ramp where the sign is posted. Example = WRONG WAY may or may not be posted with the DO NOT ENTER sign. If you see one or both of these signs, drive to the side of the road and stop. You are going against traffic. When safe, back out and turn around and return to the road you were on. At night if you are going in the wrong way, the road reflectors will shine red in your headlights
If a sign has a red circle with a red line through it, what does it mean?
it always indicates "NO". The picture inside the circle shows what you cannot do. The sign may be shown with or without words
A yellow and black circular sign indicates what?
you are approaching a railroad crossing
A x-shaped sign with a white back brown that states RAILROAD CROSSING indicates what?
you must look, listen, slow down, and prepare to stop if necessary. Let any trains pass before you proceed
A five-sided sign indicates what?
that you are near a school. Stop if children are in the cross walk
A four-sided diamond-shaped sign means what?
a specific road condition and danger ahead. Many warning signs are diamond shaped
A white rectangular sign indicates what?
you must obey important rules
Some warning signs have a fluorescent yellow-green background. These signs warn of what?
conditions related to pedestrians, bicyclists, schools, playgrounds, school buses, and school passenger loading zones.
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