U.S. Road Signs – Common Signs

U.S. Road Signs  €“ Common Signs

# 1: What does this sign mean?

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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: What is the meaning of this sign?

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

# 3: On which side should you pass this object marker?

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Stripes sloping downward to the right mean you should bear to the right. The hazard is on the left side of the marker. Object markers are used to notify drivers of objects in the roadway or very close to the edge of the roadway. This sign emphasizes the need to not stray outside of the marked travel lane.

# 4: What do chevron signs indicate?

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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.

# 5: What does this sign mean?

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

# 6: This sign means:

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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.

# 7: What does this sign mean?

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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.

# 8: What does this sign tell you?

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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.

# 9: Which sign has the same meaning as a crossbuck sign at a railroad crossing?

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If a railroad crossing is marked only with a cross buck sign, you should reduce speed, look both ways, and listen for audible signal whistle. You should treat a cross buck as a yield sign and the decision to stop or cross the tracks is yours. Stop if a train is approaching. Due to the size of trains, the actual speed of a train can be very deceiving.

# 10: This sign shows:

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



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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