#1. Right turns against a red arrow are:
A red arrow means you must stop, and you cannot go in the direction of the arrow. You may proceed when the red arrow goes out and a green arrow or light goes on. If you are turning right, you may turn after coming to a full stop if it is safe and if there is no sign prohibiting the turn on a red arrow. You may also turn left onto a one-way street with traffic moving left after coming to a full stop if there is no sign prohibiting turns on a red arrow when it is safe to do so.
#2. What does this sign mean?
A stop sign is ahead. Slow down and be ready to stop.
#3. This sign tells you that:
Winding road. There are several curves ahead. Drive slowly and carefully. An advisory speed sign may be attached below the sign.
#4. This sign marks:
The chevron sign marks a sharp curve or turn.
#5. What does a sign with this shape indicate?
The pennant-shaped warning sign marks the beginning of a no passing zone and is placed on the left side of the road facing the driver.
#6. This sign means:
This sign is posted on a multilane highway for those driving slower than the normal speed of traffic. It tells the slow driver to stay in the right lane.
#7. What does this sign mean?
An eight-sided sign that is red with white letters means stop. You must come to a full stop. You must wait until crossing vehicles and pedestrians have cleared and pull forward only when it is safe.
#8. What does this sign mean?
This sign warns that there is a flagger ahead. Always follow their directions.
#9. What does this sign mean?
Hospital is a word message sign or an H symbol sign. Remember, blue and white signs direct you to services, such as rest areas, gas stations, campgrounds, or hospitals.
#10. This blue sign with an emergency telephone number is posted:
The Blue Emergency Notification System (ENS) sign is at every highway-rail grade crossing, and provides the public with a 24/7/365 telephone number to call to report problems or emergencies at these railroad locations.
#11. When you see this sign:
Added lane sign. Two roadways come together, but you are not required to merge. An additional lane begins. Watch for traffic in the new lane.
#12. This sign alerts you to:
This sign alerets you to a speed zone ahead. Be prepared to obey the new speed limit.
#13. Can you legally turn left on a red light into a one-way street?
You may turn left onto a one-way street with traffic moving left after coming to a full stop if there is no sign prohibiting turns on a red light. Be careful of pedestrians crossing in front of your vehicle.
#14. If you drive past this sign:
This sign is a supplement to the Do Not Enter sign. It tells you that you have already entered a one-way road and are driving in the wrong direction.
#15. This red and white sign means:
The Do Not Enter sign tells you that the road or street ahead is for one-way traffic traveling in the opposite direction. You may not enter this section of roadway from the direction you are traveling.
The sign is a square sign with a white horizontal line inside a red ball. It is not round.
Signs Practice for the Washington DOL Test
The DOL permit exam in Washington is a multiple-choice test with 40 questions and a passing score of 80 percent. To pass, you must correctly answer at least 32 questions.
Several test questions address common highway signs and traffic signals.
This sample test has 15 questions to help you prepare for the signs and signals questions on your Washington driver license test.
All road signs and signals on your test are described in the Driver Guide . Don’t forget to study them all and learn to recognize them.
More Permit Practice
We also offer permit practice with mixed questions, road rules and signs questions in one test.
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