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I. Signs
Warning signs

These signs warn of dangerous or unusual conditions ahead such as a curve, turn, dip or sideroad. They are usually diamond-shaped and have a yellow background with black letters or symbols.

Here are some common warning signs:

Narrow bridge ahead.
a warning sign

Road branching off ahead.
a warning sign

Intersection ahead. The arrow shows which direction of traffic has the right-of-way.
a warning sign

Roundabout Ahead. Reduce Speed. The counter-clockwise arrows show the direction of vehicle traffic within the roundabout.
a warning sign

Drivers on the sideroad at the intersection ahead don't have a clear view of traffic.
a warning sign

Pavement narrows ahead.
a warning sign

Slight bend or curve in the road ahead.
a warning sign

Posted under a curve warning, this sign shows the maximum safe speed for the curve.
a warning sign

Sharp bend or turn in the road ahead.
a warning sign

Chevron (arrowhead) signs are posted in groups to guide drivers around sharp curves in the road.
a warning sign

Winding road ahead.
a warning sign

The bridge ahead lifts or swings to let boats pass.
a warning sign

Paved surface ends ahead.
a warning sign

Bicycle crossing ahead.
a warning sign

Stop sign ahead. Slow down.
a warning sign

Share the road with oncoming traffic.
a warning sign

The share the road sign is used to warn motorists that they are to provide safe space on the road for cyclists and other vehicles. This sign also warns motorists and cyclists to exercise additional caution on the upcoming section of road.
a warning sign

Pavement is slippery when wet. Slow down and drive with caution.
a warning sign

Hazard close to the edge of the road. The downward lines show the side on which you may safely pass.
a warning sign

Divided highway begins: traffic travels in both directions on separated roads ahead. Keep to the right-hand road. Each road carries one-way traffic.
a warning sign

Right lane ends ahead. If you are in the right-hand lane, you must merge safely with traffic in the lane to the left.
a warning sign

Traffic lights ahead. Slow down.
a warning sign

Steep hill ahead. You may need to use a lower gear.
a warning sign

Two roads going in the same direction are about to join into one. Drivers on both roads are equally responsible for seeing that traffic merges smoothly and safely.
a warning sign

Snowmobiles cross this road.
a warning sign

Divided highway ends: traffic travels in both directions on the same road ahead. Keep to the right-hand road.
a warning sign

Underpass ahead. Take care if you are driving a tall vehicle. Sign shows how much room you have.
a warning sign

Bump or uneven pavement on the road ahead. Slow down and keep control of your vehicle.
a warning sign

Railway crossing ahead. Be alert for trains. This sign also shows the angle at which the railway tracks cross the road.
a warning sign

Sharp turn or bend in the road in the direction of the arrow. The checkerboard border warns of danger. Slow down; be careful.
a warning sign

Deer regularly cross this road; be alert for animals.
a warning sign

Truck entrance on the right side of the road ahead. If the sign shows the truck on the left, the entrance is on the left side of the road.
a warning sign

Shows maximum safe speed on ramp.
a warning sign

Watch for pedestrians and be prepared to share the road with them.
a warning sign

Watch for fallen rock and be prepared to avoid a collision.
a warning sign

There may be water flowing over the road.
a warning sign

This sign warns you that you are coming to a hidden school bus stop. Slow down, drive with extra caution, watch for children and for a school bus with flashing red lights.
a warning sign

Indicates an upcoming bus entrance on the right and vehicles should be prepared to yield to buses entering the roadway.
a warning sign

Indicates an upcoming fire truck entrance on the right and vehicles should be prepared to yield to fire trucks entering the roadway.
a warning sign

These signs warn of a school crossing. Watch for children and follow the directions of the crossing guard or school safety patroller.
a warning sign