How do you read a speed limit sign?

Remember the Basic Colors! Regulatory speed limit signs are rectangular and have black letters and numerals on a white background. Speed limit signs tell you the legal allowable limits. You may drive at this speed when conditions allow, but in most states you must not exceed the limit under any circumstances.

What are speed limit signs?

The speed limit sign is a regulatory sign. Speed limit signs are designed to communicate a set legal maximum or minimum speed that vehicles must travel. Drivers must not exceed the limit that the sign designates. Speed limit signs are road signs that are rectangular and oriented vertically.

What does this sign mean 50 mph?

With this “50 mph” sign, you can stay on top of traffic safety by visually communicating to motorists what the maximum speed is and where the travel speed has changed.

What does this sign mean 35 mph?

Slow down to the safe speed indicated. These signs indicate that the road curves to the right ahead and that drivers should slow down to the safe speed indicated (in this case, 35 mph).

What does night 45 sign mean?

What does this sign mean ? You can drive up to 45 mph at night. The minimum speed at night is 45 mph.

What is minimum speed sign?

Minimum speed limit sign (30 mph) You must drive at a speed above 30 miles per hour, as long as it is practical and safe to do so.

What are the 3 types of road signs?

A: Traffic signs are divided into three categories: regulatory, warning, and guide signs.

What does a yellow mph sign mean?

The yellow signs serve as a warning. Even though they are not regulatory they are intended to provide clear instructions to help you drive safely. So if the posted speed limit is 55 mph, and you see a yellow sign indicating 45 mph, I would recommend slowing to the indicated speed.

What color is a 35 mph sign?

Vehicle Sign A reflective orange triangle on the rear of a vehi cle means it is traveling 35 mph or less.

What do warning signs look like?

Most warning signs are yellow and diamond-shaped with black letters or symbols. Some common warning signs are shown on the next slides. This sign warns you that the road ends ahead. Slow down and prepare to safely turn left or right.

What does the 12 6 sign mean?

low clearance warning sign
The maximum width of a vehicle allowed on the highway. This is a low clearance warning sign. It indicates the distance from the road surface to the bottom of a bridge or overpass (in this case, 12 feet, 6 inches).