Hawaii Road Signs & Signals Test


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#1. Where this sign is posted you may park:

No parking allowed between posted hours (from 8:30 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.) You may, however, park between 5:30 p.m. and 8:30 a.m.


#2. A flashing yellow X over a lane means:

Sometimes it is desirable to have traffic in a lane in one direction at certain times and the opposite direction at other times. Lane control signals are used to control the direction of traffic movement in the lane. The signal is placed over the traffic lane it controls.

The yellow X means that you must move out of that lane of traffic because it is going to be used for traffic moving in the opposite direction. When the yellow X signal is flashing you may use that lane only when preparing to turn left.


#3. What does this warning sign mean?

Divided highway ends. The divided highway on which you are traveling ends ahead. You will then be on an undivided roadway with two-way traffic. Keep to the right.


#4. Where this sign is posted it is illegal to:

Do not pass signs are rectangular signs indicating locations where you must not pass on two- or three-lane roads. You must not pass another vehicle where these signs are posted. A yellow pennant-shaped sign may be on the left-hand side of the road or highway in addition to a Do Not Pass sign or pavement markings.


#5. A flashing red traffic signal at an intersection has the same meaning as:

A red flashing signal has the same meaning as a stop sign. A stop sign will also be posted where this signal is located.

You must always bring your vehicle to a complete stop and yield to approaching traffic before proceeding.


#6. When you see a sign with this shape, color and symbol, you must:

The do not enter sign tells you that the road or street ahead is for one-way traffic traveling in the opposite direction. You must not drive into it in the direction you are going.


#7. What does this sign mean?

Hill sign. Steep hill ahead. Slow down and be ready to shift to lower gear to control speed and protect brakes from damage.


#8. You approach this road sign. It means:

Keep right. A divided highway or traffic island where traffic must keep right is ahead. Stay on the right side of the divider.


#9. A road sign with eight sides mean:

The meaning of traffic signs is indicated by color and shape in addition to words, letters, numbers and silhouettes. The 8-sided shape is used exclusively for stop signs.


#10. This road sign means:

Lane ends or road narrows. There will be fewer lanes ahead. Traffic must merge left. Drivers in the left lane should allow others to merge smoothly.

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Hawaii Road Signs on Your Knowledge Test

An important part of your Hawaii knowledge test for a first learner’s permit or full driver license will deal with common road signs, traffic signals, and pavement markings.

This quick test with just 10 questions will help you verify how much of these signs and signals you can identify and properly explain.

Hawaii Road Signs on Your Knowledge Test

Even if it is your responsibility to know and obey all road signs and traffic signals, the Hawaii Driver’s Manual only lists about 40 road signs and about 10 different light signals.

On your Hawaii knowledge test, DMV will only ask about the road signs and signals described in the Driver’s Manual.

The test may also include questions about how colors and shapes are used to convey general messages about a road sign.

Besides taking this specific test for your Hawaii knowledge exam, some general questions about shapes may also help: Road Sign Shapes Test for Your Permit

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