U.S. Road Signs – Common Signs

U.S. Road Signs - Common Signs



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#1. What does this sign mean?

Do not pass. You must not pass any vehicles going in the same direction as you are while you are in this area. Passing signs tell you where it is safe to pass another vehicle and where you cannot. Passing areas are based on how far you can see ahead. Where it is permitted to pass, you may do so only if it is safe.


#2. This sign means:

You are approaching a point where roadways come together and merging is required. The merge sign is installed on the side of the major roadway where merging traffic can be expected. The sign may also be placed on an entering roadway.


#3. What does this sign mean?

Sharp Turn. Road ahead makes a sharp turn in the direction of the arrow (right). Slow down, keep right, and do not pass.


#4. What does this road sign mean?

Steep hill ahead. Slow down and be ready to shift to lower gear to control speed and protect brakes from damage.


#5. This sign means that you cannot:

This is a regulatory No U-turn sign. It means that you are not allowed to make a U-turn. Remember, if a sign has a red circle with a red line through it, it always indicates no. The picture inside the circle shows what is not allowed. The sign may be shown with or without words.


#6. This sign means:

This sign tells you that there is a stop sign ahead. Slow down and be ready to stop.


#7. This sign means:

A yield sign is a downward pointing triangle. It is red and white with red letters. You will see no other signs of this shape on the highway. Slow down as you approach a yield sign. Look to the left and the right. Yield to pedestrians and vehicles. Once you have yielded to vehicles or pedestrians, you may proceed only when you can do so safely.


#8. This sign tells you that the center lane must be used for:

Two-Way Left Turn Only sign tells you that the center lane is reserved for the exclusive use of left-turning vehicles in either direction. The lane cannot be used for passing, overtaking, or through travel.


#9. This road sign means:

Winding road ahead.

The road ahead winds back and forth. Slow to a safe or indicated speed.


#10. What does this sign tell you?

Roadway slippery when wet. Remember, the first half-hour of rain is most hazardous. Slick surfaces can exaggerate normal movements. If brakes are applied too hard, or the wheel is turned too sharp, a skid can occur. When pavement is wet, reduce your speed.


#11. What do chevron signs indicate?

Chevron signs or one-direction large arrows may be seen on the outside of a curve. Expect a sharp change of direction of travel. Slow down.


#12. This sign shows:

This is a regulatory speed limit sign. It shows the maximum speed you are allowed to travel.


#13. What does this sign mean?

Double Arrow. Traffic is permitted to pass on either side of an island, obstruction, or gore in the roadway. Traffic separated by this sign may either rejoin or change directions.


#14. This sign means:

No right turn. You cannot make a right turn at this intersection.

Remember, regulatory signs with a red circle with a red slash over a symbol prohibit certain actions.


#15. This sign means:

Left Turn Only. This sign tells you that you can only a make left turn from this lane.

Lane-Use Control signs are used where turning movements are required or where turning movements are permitted from lanes as shown.


This Road Sign Quiz with Common U.S. Road Signs


Most Common Signs

This quiz has 10 question with some of the most common road signs in United States. To pass a driver’s license test, you should know the meaning of all of them. You should also know how to react when you see each sign.

When you are done, don’t forget to try the quiz with the most difficult signs!

Study Tips for New Drivers

Use the free road signs test on this website. It is a great resource for learning about all the common signs on U.S. highways. There is a wide range of road signs on our tests. If you miss a question, make sure you read the explanation. It will help you learn faster.

Remember, there is no single answer to questions. The answer depends on how the question is asked.

Get Your State Driver’s Manual

Get a hard copy of the official handbook. It has the answers to all road signs you must learn in your state.

Even in a digital age, the good old-fashioned paper manual is a great study tool. Use for notes and highlighting certain sections. The manual has the most up to date information in a form that you can trust.

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