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Purpose: An introduction to some of thegeneral responsibilities associated with driving, the meaning of a driverslicense, ...
Having a driver license is aprivilege, not a right. All driversmust have a drivers license tooperate a vehicle of any kind...
If you are a minor, your parent(s)or guardian are responsible forthe financial consequences ofyour driving. If you have ad...
A vehicle is capable of causingextensive property damage,injury, and death, and should behandled with the caution youwould...
Signs, Signals and Road Markings
Signs, Signals and Road MarkingsPurpose: To become acquainted with the purpose and  meaning of traffic signs, signals and ...
Signs, Signals and Road MarkingsPurpose: To become acquainted with the purpose and  meaning of traffic signs, signals and ...
Signs, Signals,and Road markings     Traffic signs have shapes that denote specific meaning. The     shapes allows you to ...
Is it necessary to stop completely at a stop sign?If you want to pass your drivers’ license test it is!       You will oft...
Is it necessary to stop completely at a stop sign?If you want to pass your drivers’ license test it is!       You will oft...
Signs, Signals,and Road markings                    Stopping Points
Most stops signs havedesignated stopping points.The front of the car.What part of your car must stop        before the thi...
STOP     Why    In case should you      and  pedestrians  are present. stop there?    THINKWhere is your stopping point at...
Here, there are no white limit lines at the stop sign.           Where is your stopping point?                   At the si...
At a point where you can see,   without getting into the intersection.At this stop sign there is no stop line or sidewalk....
Get in the habit of     “saying the signs”to yourself as you see them.Any ideas on WHY this sign is placed here? The curve...
WHITE STOP LINEWhere is the stop sign? How do you know?
Can you identify the 4                       stopping points in order?- Thick white limit line- Crosswalk lines- Sidewalk-...
Always stop at    the designated    stopping point!Cars that overshoot their stopping point maycause other drivers to beco...
Signs, Signals,and Road markings     Traffic signs have shapes that denote specific meaning.     The shapes allows you to ...
Again simply following the letter of the law                could save you a lot of pain and suffering.     Sadly, 1000’s ...
SLOW DOWN AND BEGIN CHECKINGAS EARLY AS POSSIBLE. You may have to stop.What will you do as you     approach this yield sign?
Signs, Signals,and Road markings     Traffic signs have shapes that denote specific meaning.     The shapes allows you to ...
You need to be in the habit of slowing down andchecking the tracks every time you cross them. Eventually you’ll drive in a...
Signs, Signals,and Road markings            This shape is used exclusively for No Passing Zone                            ...
The hill prevents adequate    visibility of the road ahead.Besides the solid yellow line on our side        what is anothe...
Signs, Signals,and Road markings              This shape is used exclusively for Warning Signs                            ...
Flag person aheadWhat are you expecting ahead?
Signs, Signals,and Road markings                    This shape is used for regulatory signs                               ...
Lane change rightYou’ve noticed this regulatory sign and are completingyour left turn, what else must you quickly do up ah...
Signs, Signals,and Road markings       This shape is used for regulatory, warning, and guide signs                        ...
TURN RIGHT This sign means danger aheadbecause you are going the wrongway. The WRONG WAY sign tells  you that you are trav...
Any idea what thisregulatory sign means?
Signs, Signals,and Road markings        This shape is used exclusively for slow-moving vehicles.                          ...
Extra caution must be exercisedas these vehicles can unexpectedly stop or turn into quickly into your     pathway without ...
Signs, Signals,and Road markings   This shape is also used for regulatory, warning, and guide signs                       ...
What are the three D’s of green color signs?    Destination      Distance     Direction
Signs, Signals,and Road markings                  These shapes are used for various route signs                           ...
Washington                                         GeorgiaSome state routes will take on aspecial shape or shape of the st...
What type of route sign is this?        County route(found primarily in rural areas)
Signs, Signals,and Road markings              Before moving on…quiz yourself                  on what was just covered
A) RAILROADB) DO NOT ENTERC) STOPD) WARNING
A) RAILROAD       B) DO NOT ENTERSTOP   C) STOP       D) WARNING
A) YIELDB) SLOW MOVING  VEHICLEC) NO PASSING  ZONED) WARNING
A) YIELDB) SLOW MOVING  VEHICLEC) NO PASSING  ZONED) WARNING
A) RailroadB) Do not enterC) Stop signD) Route sign
A) RailroadB) Do not enterC) Stop signD) Route sign
A) RAILROADB) STOPC) DO NOT ENTERD) NO PASSING
A) RAILROADB) STOPC) DO NOT ENTERD) NO PASSING
A) RegulatoryB) WarningC) GuidanceD) Caution
A) RegulatoryB) WarningC) GuidanceD) Caution
A)   HazardB)   Curve to the rightC)   No passing zoneD)   Slow moving vehicle
NO             PASSING             ZONEA)   HazardB)   Curve to the rightC)   No passing zoneD)   Slow moving vehicle
A)   WarningB)   School ZoneC)   RegulatoryD)   Railroad
A)   WarningB)   School ZoneC)   RegulatoryD)   Railroad
A) regulatoryB) warningC) schoolD) yield
A) regulatoryB) warningC) schoolD) yield
A) YIELDB) WARNINGC) HAZARDD) SLOW MOVING  VEHICLE
A) YIELDB) WARNINGC) HAZARDD) SLOW MOVING  VEHICLE
A) County routeB) State routeC) Interstate routeD) US route
A) County routeB) State routeC) Interstate routeD) US route
A) County routeB) State routeC) Interstate routeD) US route
A) County route                    B) State route                    C) Interstate route                    D) US routeLet...
INTERSTATE    STOP     4-WAY                RED COLOR SIGNSRed is used exclusively for STOP and Yield signs,Do not enter s...
A red circle with a red line through it is also used todenote that something is not permitted. The pictureinside the circl...
- $500 dollar fine for litteringWhat 2 things is this regulatory       sign telling you?
Only travel in       ONE                                         this direction       WAY                     BLACK COLORB...
WHITE COLORWhite is used as a background for route markers, guidesigns, and certain regulatory signs, and as messagecolor ...
ORANGE COLOR SIGNSOrange colorsigns are used asa background colorfor constructionand maintenance.
YELLOW COLOR SIGNSYellow signs are used as a background colorfor warning signs and some school signs.                     ...
GREEN                   COLOR                    SIGNSGreen color signs are used as a background colorfor guide signs, mil...
BROWN COLOR                Rocky Mountain   SIGNS                     State Park Brown color signs areused as a background...
BLUE COLOR SIGNSBlue color signs are usedas a background colorfor traveler services,      RESTinformation signs, Civil    ...
FLOURESCENT YELLOW-GREEN SIGNSFLOURESCENT YELLOW-GREEN SIGNSFluorescent YellowGreen is also used as a background forpedest...
Signs, Signals,and Road markings         Before moving on…quiz yourself            on what was just covered
RED COLOR SIGNSA)   RegulatoryB)   Distance, direction, destinationC)   WarningD)   Motorist services
A)   RegulatoryB)   Distance, direction, destinationC)   WarningD)   Motorist services
Yellow color signsA)   RegulatoryB)   Distance, direction, destinationC)   WarningD)   Motorist services
A)   RegulatoryB)   Distance, direction, destinationC)   WarningD)   Motorist services
GREEN COLOR SIGNSA)   Parks & Recreation areasB)   Distance, direction, destinationC)   WarningD)   Motorist services
GREEN COLOR SIGNSA)   Parks & Recreation areasB)   Distance, direction, destinationC)   WarningD)   Motorist services
BLUE COLOR SIGNSA)   Motorist servicesB)   GuidanceC)   WarningD)   Construction
BLUE COLOR SIGNSA)   Motorist servicesB)   GuidanceC)   WarningD)   Construction        REST                         AREA
BROWN COLOR SIGNSA)   Parks & Recreation areasB)   Distance, direction, destinationC)   WarningD)   Construction
BROWN COLOR SIGNS                Rocky Mountain                  State ParkA)   Parks & Recreation areasB)   Distance, dir...
ORANGE COLOR SIGNSA)   Motorist servicesB)   GuidanceC)   CautionD)   Construction
ORANGE COLOR SIGNSA)   Motorist servicesB)   GuidanceC)   CautionD)   Construction
Signs, Shapes and ColorsQuiz time…how much do you remember?
1)1) The eight-sided octagon shape is used exclusively for  ______________.1)2) What part of your car must stop at the whi...
8) This vertical rectangle is used for _________signs.     The three most used colors on these signs:     ________________...
14) Four regulatory signs that have red in them:      _____________________________________  15) Brown color signs designa...
Signs, Shapes and Colors
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  1. 1. Purpose: An introduction to some of thegeneral responsibilities associated with driving, the meaning of a driverslicense, the importance of drivereducation.
  2. 2. Having a driver license is aprivilege, not a right. All driversmust have a drivers license tooperate a vehicle of any kind ona public highway.Other drivers and pedestrianswill expect that you will followthe laws and rules of the road,be courteous, and not be underthe influence of alcohol ordrugs, or otherwise impairedwhile you are driving.
  3. 3. If you are a minor, your parent(s)or guardian are responsible forthe financial consequences ofyour driving. If you have adrivers license, they will expectyou to drive safely.Passengers in your car have puttheir safety in your hands, andexpect that because you have adrivers license, you will drivesafely.
  4. 4. A vehicle is capable of causingextensive property damage,injury, and death, and should behandled with the caution youwould show a dangerousweapon such as a gun.Becoming a competent driver isa life-long learning experience,your Driver Education is just abeginning.
  5. 5. Signs, Signals and Road Markings
  6. 6. Signs, Signals and Road MarkingsPurpose: To become acquainted with the purpose and meaning of traffic signs, signals and road markings. Recognizing traffic signs
  7. 7. Signs, Signals and Road MarkingsPurpose: To become acquainted with the purpose and meaning of traffic signs, signals and road markings. Traffic signs are devices placed along, beside, Recognizing or above a highway, roadway, pathway, or traffic signs other routes to guide, warn, and regulate the flow of traffic, including motor vehicles, bicycles, pedestrians, equestrians, and other travelers. They serve 3 different purposes: (a) regulate traffic, movement, or parking (b) to warn of potential dangers or changes in road condition (c) to provide information and guidance
  8. 8. Signs, Signals,and Road markings Traffic signs have shapes that denote specific meaning. The shapes allows you to know if you are faced with a regulation, a warning, information or guidance and sometimes the specific meaning of the sign. Recognizing This eight-sided octagon-shape is used exclusively for stop signs traffic signs The driver should immediately recognize that it means stop. STOP Some may have this small supplemental plate which 4-WAY indicates whether other traffic must also stop.
  9. 9. Is it necessary to stop completely at a stop sign?If you want to pass your drivers’ license test it is! You will often fail at the exam station if you “roll” a stop sign!
  10. 10. Is it necessary to stop completely at a stop sign?If you want to pass your drivers’ license test it is! You will often fail at the exam station if you “roll” a stop sign!
  11. 11. Signs, Signals,and Road markings Stopping Points
  12. 12. Most stops signs havedesignated stopping points.The front of the car.What part of your car must stop before the thick white limit line?
  13. 13. STOP Why In case should you and pedestrians are present. stop there? THINKWhere is your stopping point at this intersection?With no white limit line, use the crosswalk lines.
  14. 14. Here, there are no white limit lines at the stop sign. Where is your stopping point? At the sidewalk.
  15. 15. At a point where you can see, without getting into the intersection.At this stop sign there is no stop line or sidewalk. Where is your stopping point here?
  16. 16. Get in the habit of “saying the signs”to yourself as you see them.Any ideas on WHY this sign is placed here? The curve and tree is obscuring the stop sign.
  17. 17. WHITE STOP LINEWhere is the stop sign? How do you know?
  18. 18. Can you identify the 4 stopping points in order?- Thick white limit line- Crosswalk lines- Sidewalk- At a point where you can seewithout getting into the intersection.Thought question: Besides allowing for pedestriansto cross, what is another reason for stopping at the line?
  19. 19. Always stop at the designated stopping point!Cars that overshoot their stopping point maycause other drivers to become frightened. They may hit their brakes hard, causing a rear-end collision.
  20. 20. Signs, Signals,and Road markings Traffic signs have shapes that denote specific meaning. The shapes allows you to know if you are faced with a regulation, a warning, information or guidance and sometimes the specific meaning of the sign. This shape is used exclusively for yield signs The driver should immediately recognize that they are yield to other drivers or pedestrians. This may require slowing down and being ready to stop for other traffic including bicycles and pedestrians…as they have the right of way.
  21. 21. Again simply following the letter of the law could save you a lot of pain and suffering. Sadly, 1000’s of accidents are caused by drivers failing to yield.Failure to yield the right-of-way to others drivers is one of the top five causes of accidents in the U.S.
  22. 22. SLOW DOWN AND BEGIN CHECKINGAS EARLY AS POSSIBLE. You may have to stop.What will you do as you approach this yield sign?
  23. 23. Signs, Signals,and Road markings Traffic signs have shapes that denote specific meaning. The shapes allows you to know if you are faced with a regulation, a warning, information or guidance and sometimes the specific meaning of the sign. This shape is used exclusively for Railroad Signs The driver should immediately recognize that a railroad crossing is ahead and be prepared to stop if necessary. This cross buck warns that the crossing is imminent.
  24. 24. You need to be in the habit of slowing down andchecking the tracks every time you cross them. Eventually you’ll drive in areas where crossings do not have gates, bells and lights! When approaching a railroad crossing with no lights or gates and poor visibility (less than 400 feet) to either side, you must reduce you speed toto properly check the tracks enabling you to stop if necessary.
  25. 25. Signs, Signals,and Road markings This shape is used exclusively for No Passing Zone This type of sign NO is rare in some PASSING states, but is used ZONE in others. Passing is not allowed.
  26. 26. The hill prevents adequate visibility of the road ahead.Besides the solid yellow line on our side what is another reason passing is not
  27. 27. Signs, Signals,and Road markings This shape is used exclusively for Warning Signs The driver should immediately recognize that there is a potentially dangerous situation ahead. Some examples would be intersections ahead, divided road ahead, merging traffic, winding road, and construction ahead.
  28. 28. Flag person aheadWhat are you expecting ahead?
  29. 29. Signs, Signals,and Road markings This shape is used for regulatory signs The driver should immediately recognize that these signs mean a regulatory or warning action that you must obey. Some examples would be carpool, speed limit, keep right, and parking signs.
  30. 30. Lane change rightYou’ve noticed this regulatory sign and are completingyour left turn, what else must you quickly do up ahead?
  31. 31. Signs, Signals,and Road markings This shape is used for regulatory, warning, and guide signs Some examples would be do not enter, no parking and hospital.
  32. 32. TURN RIGHT This sign means danger aheadbecause you are going the wrongway. The WRONG WAY sign tells you that you are traveling the opposite the direction of traffic.You must stop and go back to the road you were originally on, when safe to do so. There’s no road to the left. After stopping, what must you do?
  33. 33. Any idea what thisregulatory sign means?
  34. 34. Signs, Signals,and Road markings This shape is used exclusively for slow-moving vehicles. Extra caution must be exercised as these vehicles can unexpectedly stop or turn into quickly into your pathway without warning.
  35. 35. Extra caution must be exercisedas these vehicles can unexpectedly stop or turn into quickly into your pathway without warning.
  36. 36. Signs, Signals,and Road markings This shape is also used for regulatory, warning, and guide signs Some examples would be recreational areas, destination signs, and rest Rocky Mountain areas. State Park
  37. 37. What are the three D’s of green color signs? Destination Distance Direction
  38. 38. Signs, Signals,and Road markings These shapes are used for various route signs Their colors and shapes denote specific meanings
  39. 39. Washington GeorgiaSome state routes will take on aspecial shape or shape of the state.
  40. 40. What type of route sign is this? County route(found primarily in rural areas)
  41. 41. Signs, Signals,and Road markings Before moving on…quiz yourself on what was just covered
  42. 42. A) RAILROADB) DO NOT ENTERC) STOPD) WARNING
  43. 43. A) RAILROAD B) DO NOT ENTERSTOP C) STOP D) WARNING
  44. 44. A) YIELDB) SLOW MOVING VEHICLEC) NO PASSING ZONED) WARNING
  45. 45. A) YIELDB) SLOW MOVING VEHICLEC) NO PASSING ZONED) WARNING
  46. 46. A) RailroadB) Do not enterC) Stop signD) Route sign
  47. 47. A) RailroadB) Do not enterC) Stop signD) Route sign
  48. 48. A) RAILROADB) STOPC) DO NOT ENTERD) NO PASSING
  49. 49. A) RAILROADB) STOPC) DO NOT ENTERD) NO PASSING
  50. 50. A) RegulatoryB) WarningC) GuidanceD) Caution
  51. 51. A) RegulatoryB) WarningC) GuidanceD) Caution
  52. 52. A) HazardB) Curve to the rightC) No passing zoneD) Slow moving vehicle
  53. 53. NO PASSING ZONEA) HazardB) Curve to the rightC) No passing zoneD) Slow moving vehicle
  54. 54. A) WarningB) School ZoneC) RegulatoryD) Railroad
  55. 55. A) WarningB) School ZoneC) RegulatoryD) Railroad
  56. 56. A) regulatoryB) warningC) schoolD) yield
  57. 57. A) regulatoryB) warningC) schoolD) yield
  58. 58. A) YIELDB) WARNINGC) HAZARDD) SLOW MOVING VEHICLE
  59. 59. A) YIELDB) WARNINGC) HAZARDD) SLOW MOVING VEHICLE
  60. 60. A) County routeB) State routeC) Interstate routeD) US route
  61. 61. A) County routeB) State routeC) Interstate routeD) US route
  62. 62. A) County routeB) State routeC) Interstate routeD) US route
  63. 63. A) County route B) State route C) Interstate route D) US routeLet’s now continue with an understanding of the various colors used on the signs
  64. 64. INTERSTATE STOP 4-WAY RED COLOR SIGNSRed is used exclusively for STOP and Yield signs,Do not enter signs, wrong way signs, for symbols oncertain regulatory signs and as part of Interstate andcertain State route signs. DO NOT WRONG WAY ENTER
  65. 65. A red circle with a red line through it is also used todenote that something is not permitted. The pictureinside the circle shows what you cannot do. No Parking signs must be obeyed
  66. 66. - $500 dollar fine for litteringWhat 2 things is this regulatory sign telling you?
  67. 67. Only travel in ONE this direction WAY BLACK COLORBlack is used as a background for ONE WAY, nightspeed limits (in other states) and inspection station signs,and as a message color on signs with white, yellow,or orange backgrounds.
  68. 68. WHITE COLORWhite is used as a background for route markers, guidesigns, and certain regulatory signs, and as messagecolor on signs with brown, green, blue, black, and redbackgrounds. Rocky Mountain State Park
  69. 69. ORANGE COLOR SIGNSOrange colorsigns are used asa background colorfor constructionand maintenance.
  70. 70. YELLOW COLOR SIGNSYellow signs are used as a background colorfor warning signs and some school signs. (except construction andmaintenance signs)
  71. 71. GREEN COLOR SIGNSGreen color signs are used as a background colorfor guide signs, mileposts, and street names, andas a message color on permissive regulation andparking signs. M I L E FREEWAY ENTRANCE Parking 4 this exit
  72. 72. BROWN COLOR Rocky Mountain SIGNS State Park Brown color signs areused as a backgroundcolor for guide andinformation signs thatrelate to points ofrecreational or culturalinterest and on somestreet name signs. What do these symbols mean?
  73. 73. BLUE COLOR SIGNSBlue color signs are usedas a background colorfor traveler services, RESTinformation signs, Civil AREADefense EvacuationRoute Markers and somestreet name signs.
  74. 74. FLOURESCENT YELLOW-GREEN SIGNSFLOURESCENT YELLOW-GREEN SIGNSFluorescent YellowGreen is also used as a background forpedestrian, bicycle,and school warningsigns.
  75. 75. Signs, Signals,and Road markings Before moving on…quiz yourself on what was just covered
  76. 76. RED COLOR SIGNSA) RegulatoryB) Distance, direction, destinationC) WarningD) Motorist services
  77. 77. A) RegulatoryB) Distance, direction, destinationC) WarningD) Motorist services
  78. 78. Yellow color signsA) RegulatoryB) Distance, direction, destinationC) WarningD) Motorist services
  79. 79. A) RegulatoryB) Distance, direction, destinationC) WarningD) Motorist services
  80. 80. GREEN COLOR SIGNSA) Parks & Recreation areasB) Distance, direction, destinationC) WarningD) Motorist services
  81. 81. GREEN COLOR SIGNSA) Parks & Recreation areasB) Distance, direction, destinationC) WarningD) Motorist services
  82. 82. BLUE COLOR SIGNSA) Motorist servicesB) GuidanceC) WarningD) Construction
  83. 83. BLUE COLOR SIGNSA) Motorist servicesB) GuidanceC) WarningD) Construction REST AREA
  84. 84. BROWN COLOR SIGNSA) Parks & Recreation areasB) Distance, direction, destinationC) WarningD) Construction
  85. 85. BROWN COLOR SIGNS Rocky Mountain State ParkA) Parks & Recreation areasB) Distance, direction, destinationC) WarningD) Construction
  86. 86. ORANGE COLOR SIGNSA) Motorist servicesB) GuidanceC) CautionD) Construction
  87. 87. ORANGE COLOR SIGNSA) Motorist servicesB) GuidanceC) CautionD) Construction
  88. 88. Signs, Shapes and ColorsQuiz time…how much do you remember?
  89. 89. 1)1) The eight-sided octagon shape is used exclusively for ______________.1)2) What part of your car must stop at the white limit line? __________________1)3) This triangle shaped sign is used exclusively for _________ signs.1)4) At this sign, drivers must be ready to ______to other traffic as they will have the ____ __ ____.1)5) Round shaped signs are used exclusively for __________________ 6) This shape is used for ___ ________ _____1)7) This diamond shape sign is used for _________ It is colored ______for general warnings and _______for construction
  90. 90. 8) This vertical rectangle is used for _________signs. The three most used colors on these signs: ____________________________1 9) Green shaped signs like this are It - It used as ______________signs. 10) This route sign is often found in more than one state. This sign is a __________ route.1) 11) This sign is also frequently seen crossing state borders. This sign is an _____________route.1) 12) This is a _____________ sign.1 13) This shape always means ___________.
  91. 91. 14) Four regulatory signs that have red in them: _____________________________________ 15) Brown color signs designate: ______________ 16) Blue color signs indicate: _____________1) 17) The newer school signs are what color? ____________ 18) This sign would be ______ color. 19) This sign (with a picture inside) means: _________ 20) As you travel about the country, you may see a sign like this with a number in it. This is an example of a ______ route.
  92. 92. Signs, Shapes and Colors
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