U.S. Road Signs – Most Difficult Signs

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# 1: What shape is the road sign that tells you there is a school crossing ahead?

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The five-sided (pentagon) shape is used for school advance and school crossing signs.

# 2: You approach this road sign. What should you expect ahead?

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The road surface changes ahead   from a hard-surfaced pavement to a low-type surface or earth road.

# 3: Which sign tells you to expect less clearance between lanes ahead?

This sign tells you that you are approaching a bridge wide enough to accommodate two lanes of traffic, but with very little clearance. Slow down and use caution.

# 4: 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.

# 5: What does this sign mean?

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Added lane sign. Two roadways come together, but you are not required to merge. An additional lane begins. The added lane sign is normally visible from both roadways. There could also be a sign placed on the side of each roadway.

# 6: On which side should you pass a vertical panel like this?

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The diagonal stripes on the barricade or vertical panel guide the driver towards the direction to where the traffic is to pass. Stripes slowing downward to the left means the driver should bear to the left.

# 7: Which of the following is a State Route sign?

This is a general State route marker.

# 8: Which sign tells you to be prepared to change lanes or to allow other vehicles to merge into your lane?

Reduction of lanes (there will be fewer lanes ahead). These signs are used on multi-lane highways to warn you of a reduction in the number of traffic lanes in the direction you are traveling. Be prepared to change lanes or to allow other vehicles to merge into your lane. Drivers of all vehicles may need to adjust their speed and position to avoid a collision with another vehicle.

# 9: This marker indicates that there is a potentially dangerous object or condition:

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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.

# 10: You approach a stop sign with this supplemental plaque. Another vehicle is approaching from the left. Who must yield?

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The cross traffic does not stop can be used in combination with a stop sign when there is a chance drivers misinterpret the intersection as an all-way stop. The driver facing this stop sign must stop and yield to all crossing traffic.

# 11: This sign (a flashing yellow X) means:

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A flashing yellow X signal means that a driver is permitted to use the lane for a left turn. This may also be indicated by a white one-way left turn arrow, or a two-way left turn arrow.

# 12: What is the shape of a warning sign that tells you there is a roundabout ahead?

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Remember, four-sided diamond-shaped signs warn you of specific road conditions and dangers ahead, as a roundabout. The sign is not circular!

# 13: What does this sign tell you?

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The one way sign is used to indicate streets or roadways upon which traffic is allowed to travel in one direction only. Do not turn against the arrow. The sign is placed parallel to the one-way street at all alleys and roadways that intersect one-way roadways. Unless placed at a T-intersection, the sign does not indicate that turning is needed.

# 14: What does this Large Arrow sign mark?

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The One-Direction Large Arrow sign is used either as a supplement or alternative to the Chevron signs. It can also be used to supplement a Turn or Reverse Turn sign. The sign is not used in roundabouts, at the beginnings and ends of medians or at center piers.

# 15: Which sign tells you that you will be on an undivided roadway with two-way traffic ahead?

Divided Highway Ends. The divided highway on which you are traveling ends ahead. You will then be on an undivided roadway with two-way traffic. Keep to the right.

# 16: When you see this sign, you should:

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This is an advance warning of a location where traffic in both directions must use the same single lane. Reduce speed and be prepared to stop. Temporary traffic signals might be installed or a flagman stationed to direct and let traffic take turns using the single lane.

# 17: This white sign means you must not pass:

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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.

# 18: What does this sign mean?

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This sign tells you that construction work may have caused a difference in the elevation of parallel traffic lanes.

# 19: This is:

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This is an Advisory Speed sign. These cautionary signs show the recommended safe speed around curves, corners, and off-ramps.

# 20: Where can you expect to see this sign?

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The pass with care sign indicates the end of the no-passing zone. When you have passed this sign, you are again allowed to pass other vehicles, but use caution.



Difficult Signs on the Driver’s License Test

Many licensed drivers in United States fail to recognize the meanings of some of the common road signs they see every day. In some cases, it also means that licensed drivers would fail their license knowledge test, if they were forced to re-take the exam.

Teenagers with no driving experience also have difficulties with some of the most common road signs. It is usually because they haven’t figured out the universal language of road signs yet.

In fact, very few first-time applicants get the prefect score on their first DMV test, even though road signs probably are the easiest part of the written test.

Quiz-A-Go-Go has put together this quiz with some of the most difficult signs, because knowing road signs and their meanings is essential for safety on our highways.

Any driver who gets behind the wheel is responsible for knowing all signs and their meanings. Disobeying a road sign, just because you didn’t understand it may be costly and may also put yourself and others at risk of an accident.

In this quiz, you will see some of the signs that confuse many test takers on the real license or permit test. On average, they miss six out of the 20 signs.

Can you do better?

1 Comment on U.S. Road Signs – Most Difficult Signs

  1. Susan Roseberry // July 20, 2018 at 4:34 am // Reply

    Great quizzes for new learners or to update those that have been driving for years that may not be aware of changes. Thank you

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