#1. This sign means:
Divided Highway / Divided Highway Begins. Two-way traffic will be divided by a center strip ahead. Each roadway is one-way. Stay to the right.
#2. A diamond-shaped sign would be used to warn drivers of which of the following driving hazards?
B. A school crossing.
Diamond-shaped signs are caution or warning signs. They are normally black on yellow. They warn of areas where deer or other wild animals can cross the road. Signs that warn of a school zone or a school crossing are five-sided (or pentagon-shaped).
#3. Where can you expect to see this sign?
This sign tells you that you are at the end of the no-passing zone. You may pass now only when it is safe.
#4. What does this sign tell you?
Winding Road. There are several curves ahead. Slow down and drive carefully.
#5. What does this sign mean?
Keep Left. An obstruction or traffic island where traffic must keep left.
#6. You approach this sign. What should you expect ahead?
Crossroad. A road crosses the main highway ahead. Look in all directions for other traffic.
#7. When you see this sign, you should:
The side road sign tells you that there is an intersection ahead. Watch out for traffic entering from the side road and oncoming traffic turning.
#8. This white sign means you must not pass:
Do not pass. This sign marks the beginning of a no passing zone. You may not overtake another vehicle. 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.
#9. This sign means:
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.
#10. At this intersection, cars in the left lane must:
Lane use control signs tell you where you can go or where you can turn and often use an arrow symbol. Cars in left lane must turn left Cars in right lane may turn left or go straight ahead.
Study North Carolina Road Signs
Before DMV issues a learner’s permit or driver’s license, you must show that you recognize some of North Carolina road signs. On a separate test, NCDOT will ask you to identify 12 different road signs. You must correctly identify at least 9 of them.
On the signs recognition test you are asked to identify North Carolina road signs by shape, color, and symbols. You must also know what the most common signs mean and how you should act when you see them.
All signs are described in the North Carolina Driver Handbook.
Shapes and Colors
Remember, shape and color make it possible to recognize many highway signs from a distance or at short glance.
Don’t forget to learn the basic shapes and colors of our road signs! DMV likes to make sure that you have understood this part of the driver’s manual.
You can also read more about shapes and colors in this article: Shapes and Colors of Traffic Signs
North Carolina Knowledge Tests
Road SignsNorth Carolina Road Signs Recognition Test 2 North Carolina Road Signs Recognition Test 3
Road RulesNorth Carolina – NCDOT – Written Sample Test 1 North Carolina – NCDOT – Written Sample Test 2