#1. What does this sign mean?
Traffic signal ahead. Slow down and be prepared to stop, if necessary.
#2. This sign means:
Low clearance / Maximum height. The overpass has a low clearance. Do not proceed if your vehicle is too tall to pass under.
#3. When you see this sign, what should you expect ahead?
One of the most important caution signs is the stop ahead sign. It is placed far ahead of a stop sign when the driver’s view of the stop sign is blocked by a curve or other objects.
#4. You approach this road sign. What must you do ahead?
This sign tells you that you are near an area where pedestrians may cross the street. Pedestrians must be given the right of way if they are in marked crosswalks or in unmarked crosswalks formed by imaginary lines extending from the sidewalks across the street.
#5. This sign means:
The flagger sign warns drivers of construction or maintenance on the road ahead where a flagger wearing an orange vest is stationed at the site to control traffic.
#6. This sign tells you:
No Right Turn. You cannot make a right turn at this intersection. Remember that a red circle with a slash means no. The sign shows you what is not allowed.
#7. What does this sign mean?
Merging Traffic sign. This sign is posted where two lanes come together to form one lane.
#8. The shape of a do not enter sign is:
Remember, this is a square sign with a white horizontal line inside a red ball. The sign is not circular.
#9. What does this sign mean?
Two-way traffic ahead. This sign is also used to indicate that you are already on a two-way road.
#10. Yellow road signs are used for:
Yellow is used for general warning and advisory of unexpected roadway conditions. Remember, warning signs are normally black on yellow, but when they are black on orange, they warn of conditions for construction or maintenance areas.
Signs Recognition Test No. 3
Recognizing some of the most common road signs you see on North Carolina highways is an important part of your driver’s license test in North Carolina.
On the exam, an DMV examiner will ask you to identify 12 road signs by shape, color, and symbols. You must correctly answer at least 9 of the signs recognition questions.
It is a good idea to get the latest version of the NCDOT driver’s handbook and study the chapter with traffic signs extra carefully.
Read more about shapes and colors of U.S. road signs here: Shapes and Colors of Traffic Signs.
North Carolina Written Knowledge Tests
Road SignsNorth Carolina Road Signs Recognition Test 1 North Carolina Road Signs Recognition Test 2
Road RulesNorth Carolina – NCDOT – Road Rules Test 1 North Carolina – NCDOT – Road Rules Test 2