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Chapter 11 Driver's ED
Terms in this set (29)
What are traffic control devices?
traffic lights, traffic signs and road markings
Who can overrule a traffic signal?
When traffic signals are hung vertically, what is the color order from top to bottom?
red, yellow, green
When traffic signals are hung horizontally, what is the color from left to right?
red, yellow, green
What should you do when nearing a steady yellow or amber traffic signal?
stop before the intersection, if you can safely do so
What does a green light on a traffic light tell you to do?
go, if the intersection is clear
What does a green arrow mean on a traffic light?
proceed as shown by the arrow
What does a flashing yellow light mean?
slow down and proceed with care
What does a flashing red light mean?
stop, go only when safe
What is the shape of a school zone sign ?
What's the shape of a stop sign?
8 sided, octagon
What's the shape of a yield sign?
What's the shape of a railroad crossing sign?
black and yellow circle
What shapes are warning and roadwork signs?
What do warning signs tell you? Give an example.
school zone, deer sign, railroad sign; they tell you the conditions ahead
What are the colors for a warning sign?
yellow and black
What do road work signs tell you? Give an example.
they alert drivers to temporary roadway conditions (FLAGGER AHEAD)
What are the colors for a road work sign?
orange and black
What are flaggers?
construction workers that control traffic at a construction site
What do motorist service signs tell you? Give an example.
they provide info (hospital)
What are the colors for a motorist service sign?
blue and white
What do the guidance signs tell you? Give an example.
they identify destinations and routes (cranford or route 22)
What are the colors for a guidance sign?
green and white/any route #
What do regulatory signs tell you? Give an example.
signs you must obey (STOP)
What are the colors for a regulatory sign?
red ,white or black
What's the difference between a stop and yield sign?
stop- you must make a complete stop
yield- you must slow down and come to stop if traffic on the main road is busy
What does a yellow line down the center of the road mean?
separates traffic going the opposite direction
What does a white line down the center of the road mean?
separates traffic going the same direction
When may you pass on a two-way roadway?