DMV Questions about Georgia Road Signs


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#1. If you drive past this sign:

You have entered a one-way highway or ramp. Driving on the highway or ramp in the direction you are traveling is not allowed. Do not continue driving.


#2. What should you expect ahead?

There is a steep hill ahead. Slow down and be ready to shift to lower gear to control speed and protect brakes from damage.


#3. What should you expect ahead?

The sign warns of a sharp turn to the right. Note the difference between a gradual curve and a sharp turn.


#4. What does this road sign mean?

Lane Reduction. The number of lanes is reduced ahead.


#5. This road sign means:

Traffic merging from the right. Prepare to allow traffic to safely merge.


#6. Diamond shaped signs warn of:

Diamond shaped signs warn of existing or possible hazards on roadways or adjacent areas. They are yellow with black words indicating the potential hazard, or black symbols visually describing the potential hazard. Diamond shaped signs also have orange background when used in work zones.


#7. What should you expect ahead?

Reverse Turn. You should expect two sharp turns (A sharp turn to the right and then sharp turn to the left)


#8. This sign means:

T-intersection. The road you are traveling on ends straight ahead. Slow down and prepare to yield or stop before turning right or left.


#9. This sign means:

Keep right. This sign marks where you are required to drive to the right of medians or obstructions. (It is not a turn)


#10. This sign warns of:

Low Clearance. You are approaching a low underpass. Do not enter if your vehicle or cargo exceeds the maximum height indicated on the sign.


#11. What does this road sign mean?

Divided highway ends. The road ahead has two-way traffic. Keep right.


#12. This road sign means:

No U-turn. You cannot turn around to go in the opposite direction at this intersection.


#13. A pentagon (five-sided) sign alerts you to:

Pentagon shaped signs mean you are approaching a school zone and/or school crossing. When used, they will be erected not less than 150 feet nor more than 700 feet in advance of the school grounds or school crossing. These signs have traditionally been yellow, like all common warning signs, but are now being replaced by signs with fluorescent yellow-green background.


#14. This sign means:

Deer Crossing. This sign alert drivers in advance of areas where animals may be crossing. Remember, yellow signs are warning signs, not guide signs.


#15. This sign warns of:

Traffic Signal Ahead. Presence of traffic signals at intersection ahead. Slow down! Be prepared to stop, if necessary.


#16. This road sign marks:

This marks a one-way road. If you are facing this sign traffic is coming toward you. You must not continue down the road.


#17. An octagon (eight-sided shape) always means:

An Octagon (eight-sided shape) always means stop. When you come to it, you must make a complete stop at a marked stop line. If there is no stop line, stop before the crosswalk on your side of the intersection. If there is no crosswalk, stop at a point from which you can best see oncoming traffic.


#18. Blue and white signs give:

Blue and white signs along the highway will give you directions to service facilities, such as rest areas, lodging, gas stations, and hospitals.


#19. This sign means:

No Trucks. Trucks are prohibited from entering this roadway.


#20. This sign means:

Triangle signs mean yield. You must slow down to a speed that is reasonable for existing conditions and stop if necessary. If you must stop, do so at a marked stop line, if it exists. After slowing or stopping, you must yield the right-of-way to other vehicles in the intersection or approaching closely on another roadway or auxiliary road leading into a major highway.


#21. This sign means:

No Bicycles. Bicycles are prohibited from entering this roadway.


#22. What does this road sign mean?

Roadway is slippery when wet. Remember, the first half-hour of rain is most hazardous.


#23. A round sign means:

A round sign means you are approaching a railroad crossing. This sign is posted a few hundred feet in front of the tracks and alerts you to slow down, look, listen and prepare to stop. Please note that the Do Not Enter sign is NOT round (it has a square shape with a round symbol)


#24. This sign marks:

Two-way Traffic. The sign tells you that you are leaving a separated one-way highway and will soon be driving on a two-way highway. The sign may also be posted along such a highway.


#25. This sign tells you that:

Crossroad sign. Another road crosses the highway ahead.

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The Written Knowledge Test for Your Georgia Permit

The Georgia driver’s knowledge exam has 40 test questions separated in two parts:

1   20 road signs questions

2   20 road rules questions

The first part test your knowledge of Georgia road signs, including the use of colors and shapes .

The second part checks your knowledge of common road rules, Georgia traffic laws, and safe driving practices. You are also supposed to know about distracted and impaired driving, including the laws about drinking and driving and how alcohol affects you.

To pass the exam, you need 15 correct answers on each part (75%). You will not pass if you have 20 correct answers on the road-signs part and only 10 on the road-rules part.

Learning Georgia Road Signs and Their Meanings for Your Learner’s Permit

The road signs you need to learn for your Georgia learner’s permit are all described in the Georgia Drivers Manual  . Always make sure you have the latest version of the manual.

Georgia Drivers Manual

There are more than 70 road signs mentioned in the manual. You should know them by name and how to act or react when you see any of them on Georgia highways.

Road signs are posted to keep you and other road users safe. They communicate messages to drivers and pedestrians to help traffic flow smoothly and reduce accidents. Neglecting or not understanding the meaning of a road sign can be dangerous.

Most signs today use symbols instead of words, so they can be understood by drivers who speak another language. Georgia, however, still used many signs with word messages. For this reason, it is important that you understand basic English.

You should also know that the road-signs part of the exam is in English only.

Remember that you will find even more signs on Georgia roads than the ones described in you manual, some less common but still important for your safety on the road.

This is not the Real Road Sign Test

Even if some of these questions may show up on your real knowledge exam at Georgia Department of Driver Services, this is not the real test. It is published only to help you study and learn the most common signs. is not affiliated with any State or Government Entity.

Some of the Georgia Road Signs in this Practice Test

Can you explain the meaning of each of these sign without looking in the Georgia Drivers Manual?

Road Sign - Yellow Warning Sign
Road Sign - Yellow Warning Sign
Road Sign - Yellow Warning Sign
Road Sign - Yellow Warning Sign
Road Sign - Yellow Warning Sign
Road Sign - Yellow Warning Sign
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FreeDMVTest - This sign tells you what?
Road sign - square with truck
Road Sign - Yellow Warning Sign
Road Sign - Yellow Warning Sign
Road Sign - Yellow Warning Sign
Road sign - white square with bicycle
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Triangular sign
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Slower traffic keep right
Free DMV Test - Guide sign


Download the answer sheet: Georgia Road Signs – Answers

Note: The interactive test above is random, it will not show signs in this order and may contain other signs as well.

2020 Department of Driver Services COVID-19 Response

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Georgia DDS centers are open for permit applications and the knowledge test.

But please note that all customers must schedule an appointment   for in-person services. If you need to visit a center, check appointment availability. If you already have a license, many of your needs can be completed using DDS Online Services or the DDS 2 GO app.

Currently, no tests are offered on a walk-in basis.

If you need to visit a service center, DDS strongly recommends you to wear Personal Protection Equipment (PPE) such as face masks and gloves while visiting the center.

Protective glass barriers are being installed at service counters and customer capacity limits are enforced during the pandemic.

Read more: Additional COVID-19 Information  

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