How do you know which signs are warning signs?

How do you know which signs are warning signs?

Warning Signs These signs are yellow with black lettering or symbols and most are diamond-shaped. These signs warn you to slow down and be prepared to stop if necessary; a special situation or hazard is ahead.

What does a merging traffic sign mean?

The merge sign is a regulatory sign. Drivers who encounter a merge sign are warned that two separate roadways will converge into one lane ahead. The merging traffic sign will typically indicate which lane should be merging into the other.

Which sign means no overtaking?

A no-overtaking sign is a white circular sign featuring a black car on the left and red car on the right, with a red border. It instructs drivers that it is not safe to overtake the vehicle in front and is often placed where there is poor visibility of the road ahead, or the road is too narrow to attempt an overtake.

What is the symbol for safety?

4 Key Types of Safety Symbols

Category Color Advertisement Information/ Instruction
Prohibition Red Dangerous behavior Stop Shutdown Emergency cut-out devices Evacuate
Warning Yellow Be careful Take precautions Hazard nearby
Mandatory Blue Specific behavior or action
Emergency Green Doors Exits Escape routes Equipment and facilities

What does it mean to merge left?

The “Lane Ends Merge” tells you that one of the lanes on a multi-lane roadway will end ahead.

How do you signal when merging?

Use your turn signal to let drivers know your planning to move over. Pay attention to traffic, increasing or decreasing your speed to fit between other drivers, if necessary. Do a shoulder check to ensure there is nothing in your blind spot. Join gradually into traffic AT THE END.

What does this sign mean P?

The blue square containing a white letter ‘P’ is recognisable to most as free parking with no time constraints. Parking signs may be accompanied with other signs such as those detailed below.

What is zipper lane?

When a lane is closed in a construction zone, a zipper merge occurs when motorists use both lanes of traffic until reaching the defined merge area, and then alternate in “zipper” fashion into the open lane.

Can you merge two lanes at once?

When two lanes merge into one, the vehicle in the through lane – the lane that is not ending – has the right-of-way. The merging car is required to yield to traffic. For some drivers, that’s reason enough to bunch up at the point of the lane closure and refuse to allow a vehicle to merge.

What do the signs mean on a road sign?

Emergency Scene Ahead Sign – this sign is used to warn drivers that there is some form of motor vehicle accident or emergency ahead and they should proceed with caution. The fluorescent pink indicates that there is an incident nearby. The diamond shape, meanwhile, warns of possible hazards ahead.

What is a round shaped road sign used for?

Round-shaped road signs are used for railroad signs. When you see a round traffic sign, you will likely see a railroad crossing or light rail transit crossing signs ahead. A pentagon-shaped road sign provides a warning that a school zone is ahead or a school crossing zone is approaching.

What does this sign mean on a two way road?

Two Way Traffic: This sign means you are on a two way road without a barrier, so stay in your lane. This sign is most frequently seen after a divided highway or multi-lane roadway merges into a two lane road with opposite vehicle travel in each lane.