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  • Three Types of Road Signs Regulatory signs Warning signs Guidance signs
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  • Regulatory Signs Regulate traffic speed and movement. Color : White with Black wording & borders White with Red wording Shape: Mostly rectangular
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  • more Regulatory Signs STOP SIGN Octagon Red & white YIELD Inverted triangle Red & white DO NOT ENTER Square with a red circle WRONG WAY Rectangle Red & white (Regulate traffic speed and movement)
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  • Warning Signs Color yellow & black wording or symbol Shape Most diamond Warn a motorist of 1. Road conditions 2. School crossings 3. Curved roadways 4. Intersections School crossing Railroad crossing All others Pentagon Round Diamond
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  • Alerts motorists to a variety of temporary roadway conditions Lane closings Lane shifts Flaggers Uneven pavement Detours Changing traffic patterns Color: Orange Shape: Diamond-shaped signs *****In New Jersey, all traffic fines are doubled in work zones***** Road Work Signs (Warning Sign)
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  • Guidance Signs Type 1 Identify destinations
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  • Guidance Signs Type 2 IDENTIFY ROUTES Interstate US Route Marker Interstate US Route Marker County Route Marker State Route Marker
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  • # 3 Motorist Service Signs provides information about motorist services.Color Blue with white letters/symbols #4 Recreational Signs Public recreation and scenic guidance.Color Brown with white letters/symbols
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  • Slow Moving Vehicle sign Alert motorists to slow-moving vehicles. Fluorescent and reflective orange triangular sign Farm and construction equipment operating on public highways. The operators must obey all traffic rules and place a slow-moving vehicle sign on the back of their vehicles to warn approaching motorists.
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  • Traffic Signals Traffic Signals Red Light- A motorist must stop Yellow Light- A motorist should stop before entering the intersection or crosswalk, unless their vehicle is so close to the intersection that it cannot be stopped safely. Green Light- A motorist should proceed through the intersection. Flashing Yellow Light-- Flashing Yellow Light-- Slow down and proceed with care. Flashing Red Light-- Flashing Red Light-- Stop.
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  • Orange, Raised Palm Symbol Pedestrians must not leave the sidewalk or enter the roadway White, Pedestrian Silhouette Pedestrians may cross the roadway Pedestrian Signals
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  • Pavement Markings Yellow center lines: Separate traffic flow going in opposite directions White lines: Separate traffic going the same way when there is more than one lane; show edges of roads (shoulder) Dashed lines: - - - - - - - - - - - - - - On a motorists side of the center line of the road mean that passing is permitted when safe Solid line: On a motorists side of the center line means do not pass
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  • Road arrows: Used with other signs, show the correct direction a motorist must make in that particular lane. White stop lines: Show where to stop at stop signs or traffic signals Edge lines: Separates the shoulder from the travel lane and show the edges of highways White crosswalks: Pedestrian crossing. At intersections where stop lines are Missing, stop before the crosswalk NOT in the crosswalk.
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  • White special markings: STOP AHEAD, SCHOOL and R X R, are used to alert a motorist to special situations. White diamonds: High occupancy vehicle (HOV) lanes For vehicles carrying multiple riders. Marked with white diamonds
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  • S.I.P.D.E.
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  • Using the S.I.P.D.E. Process S= SEARCH for possible hazards or risks I= IDENTIFY objects or conditions ahead that could interfere with your planned path of travel (look 12-15 seconds ahead) P= PREDICT what the risk/hazard may do or how it will affect your path of driving D= DECIDE your safest plan of action E= EXECUTE your plan
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  • How would you use the SIPDE process to navigate through this traffic scene?
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