Signs, Signals, and Markings

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Traffic signals, signs and pavement markings are used for traffic control to provide a smooth, orderly flow of traffic. Traffic signals apply to drivers, motorcycle riders, bicyclists, moped-riders and pedestrians. They convey important information about the road conditions, potential hazards and other obstacles.

Road markings guide and warn drivers as well as regulate traffic. Markings may be red, blue, yellow or white. They may be used alone or in combinations. Each has a different meaning. Read the Signs, Signals and Markings section to learn about traffic control devices, road signs, signals at the intersections, road markings and right-of-way laws. This basic information will be the first step on the way to excellent driving.