16 terms

Safety Ed Ch. 2

Regulatory Sign
sign that controls traffic
Warning Sign
sign that alerts you to possible hazards and road conditions
Guide Sign
sign that gives directions, distance, services, points of interest, and other information
to allow another vehicle or roadway user to proceed first
Right of Way
privilege of having immediate use of a certain part of a road way
Basic Speed Law
law stating that you may not drive faster than is safe and prudent for existing conditions, regardless of posted speed limits
Minimum Speed Limit
speed limit to keep traffic moving safely but not allowing drivers to drive slower than a certain speed
Advisory Speed Limit
speed limit for certain conditions such as sharp curves
School Zone
portion of a street or highway near a school that is subject to special speed limits
Traffic Signal
any signal used to control the movement of traffic
Right Turn On Red
turning right when the red signal is on unless specifically prohibited to turn
Flashing Signal
traffic signal that alerts drivers to dangerous conditions or tells them to stop
Lane Signal
signal, usually overhead, that tells whether a lane can or cannot be used at a specific time
Pedestrian Signal
signal used at heavy traffic intersections that tells pedestrians whether they should walk or wait
Shared Left Turn Lane
lane on a busy street that helps drivers make safer mid-block left turn into business areas from a center lane
Rumble Strips
sections of rough pavement intended to alert drivers of approachin roadway construction tollbooth plaza, or other traffic conditions