A yield sign is a red triangle with white in the middle and around the edges is pointing down. Drivers facing a yield sign must yield right-of-way to other traffic already in the intersection or close to the intersection. You can stop if necessary and proceed when it is safe.
Stop sign A stop sign is an octagon shape and has a red colour background with white colour letters “STOP”. A stop sign means you must come to a complete stop. Stop before the stop line if it is visible on the road. Front bumper of your vehicle should not go over the stop line.… Continue reading Stop Sign
Other Signs The “slow-moving vehicle” sign is an orange triangle with a red border. It alerts other drivers that the vehicle ahead will be travelling at 40 km/h or less. When on a road, farm tractors, farm implements/machinery, and vehicles not capable of sustaining speeds over 40 km/h must display the slow moving vehicle sign. Watch for these slow… Continue reading Other Signs
Railway Crossings Drivers should check for trains at every crossing, even those equipped with automatic signals. Always proceed with caution when crossing railway tracks. Never get trapped on a crossing When traffic is heavy, wait on the approach to a crossing until you are sure you can clear it. When the last car of a… Continue reading Railway Crossings
Information and Direction Signs These signs are mostly rectangular shape with green background and white letters. These signs are posted to give information about distances and destinations. There are a few other signs with different colours that guide drivers to attractions, services and facilities. Telephone Picnic Facilities Accomodation Trailer Facilities Food Swimming Camping Hospital Golf… Continue reading Guide and Information Sign
Construction and Maintenance Signs These signs are usually orange, diamond-shaped with a black border and black letters or symbols. These signs warn drivers of unusual temporary road work such as construction zones and lane closures. Traffic Control Person Ahead* Be Prepared To Top For Instructions Survey Crew Ahead* Highway workers* *The presence of one of… Continue reading Construction and Maintenance Sign
Warning Signs Warning signs warn of dangerous or unusual conditions ahead such as curve, turn, dip or side road. They are usually diamond-shaped and have a yellow background with black letters or symbols.
Regulatory Signs Drivers must obey all the regulatory signs. There are many regulatory signs you will see on the road. They are square or rectangular shape with a white or black background that includes letters or different shapes. One-way street or highway Two-way traffic The maximum speed allowed under ideal conditions Advance warning of a… Continue reading Regulatory Signs
Standard Traffic Sign Colours You will be surprised that traffic signs come in different colours and each colour has a particular meaning. Red Stop or Prohibition Blue General information or service road information Green Indicates traffic movement such as turns which are permitted or directional guidance Yellow General warning danger/caution Fluorescent Yellow School zone and… Continue reading Sign Colors
Traffic Signs Many collisions and near crashes occur as a result of drivers who ignore or fail to respond appropriately to traffic signs. It is essential that the meaning of traffic signs be interpreted correctly. Signs are classified according to their function such as regulatory, warning and information. The easiest way to identify traffic signs… Continue reading Sign Shapes