Alabama Road Signs Practice Test

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DIP. There is a low place up ahead in on the road. Water may accumulate in the dip and driving through the water at high speeds may cause hydroplaning, a condition when water accumulates under the tire and you lose control of the vehicle. Slowing down when you see a dip road sign is always the safest choice.

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DO NOT ENTER. The sign is usually installed at the beginning of one-way streets and ramps and it prohibits drivers from entering a one-way roadway where traffic is moving in the opposite direction. A "DO NOT ENTER" traffic sign is usually installed together with the "WRONG WAY" sign.

WHEN YOU SEE THIS BLACK AND YELLOW SIGN, IT MEANS:

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The road ahead changes direction at an extreme angle. Before you reach such an extreme curve, slow down as much as you would to make a turn at an intersection.

THIS SIGN TELLS YOU THAT:

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WINDING ROAD (SET OF CURVES). This sign indicates there are three (3) or more curves in a row on the road ahead. The sign is frequently accompanied by an advisory speed sign. Slow down to recommended speed before you enter the curves.

THE SIGN WITH THIS SHAPE AND COLOR IS A _____________ SIGN.

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Yellow and black tells you that this is a warning sign. This is the only pennant-shaped warning sign. This sign marks the beginning of a no-passing zone and is placed on the left side of the road facing the driver.

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SET OF CURVES. There is a series of curves up ahead on the road. The road will first curve to the right and then to the left. The sign is frequently accompanied by a placard that indicates recommended speed for the curve. Slow down to negotiate these curves safely.

THIS SIGN SHOWS ONE TYPE OF:

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CROSSROAD. One of the intersection traffic signs. Another road crosses the highway ahead. Look left and right for other traffic. Be alert for cross traffic and regulatory signals.

WHAT SHOULD YOU BE MOST CONCERNED ABOUT WHEN YOU SEE THIS SIGN?

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SHOULDER DROP OFF. The SHOULDER DROP OFF sign is used where the shoulder is more than three inches below the level of the road. If you stray off the roadway and one wheel drops off onto a low shoulder or a soft shoulder, do not slam on the brakes of steer sharply to try to get back onto the roadway – you can easily lose control of your vehicle!

AN INTERSECTION HAS A STOP SIGN, CROSSWALK, BUT NO STOP LINE. YOU MUST STOP

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At an intersection controlled by a STOP sign, YIELD sign or traffic light, there can be a white stop line painted across the lane, and/or two parallel lines painted across the road. This is a crosswalk. When required to stop because of a sign or light, you must stop before you reach the stop line, if there is one, or the crosswalk. You need only stop at a stop line or crosswalk if required to by a light, sign or traffic officer, or to yield to a pedestrian, in-line skater or scooter at a marked or unmarked crosswalk.

WHEN YOU SEE THIS SIGN, IT MEANS:

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CHEVRON SIGNS. These signs warn you of a change in direction or narrowing of the road. You may find several of these signs on the outside of a sharp curve or on approaches to a narrow bridge.

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CROSSROAD. One of the intersection traffic signs. Another road crosses the highway ahead. Look left and right for other traffic. Be alert for cross traffic and regulatory signals.

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The STOP sign is the only octagon-shaped (8-sided) sign you see on the highway. At an intersection with a STOP sign, you must stop completely, check for pedestrians and cross traffic to clear the intersection before you go again. Slowing down without coming to a full stop is illegal.

HIGHWAY AND EXPRESSWAY GUIDE SIGNS ARE:

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Highway and expressway guide signs are are green with white letters. Most highway and expressway signs are posted the same way. For example, there is usually one advance sign which is followed by another advance sign. The third sign then is posted at the exit. Several signs are necessary because the high speed and heavy traffic on highways can cause drivers to miss seeing a single sign.

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PEDESTRIAN CROSSING. Watch for people crossing the street. Slow down or stop if necessary. Remember that people crossing the street on the pedestrian crossing have the right-of-way.

FROM THE CENTER LANE, WHAT MANEUVERS CAN YOU PERFORM?

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CENTER TURN LANE. The center lane is shared for left turns in both directions of travel. Traveling or passing in the center turn lane is forbidden.

A HIGHWAY WITH TWO-WAY TRAFFIC IS MARKED BY WHICH OF THESE SIGNS?

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TWO WAY TRAFFIC AHEAD. You are leaving a separated one-way roadway and entering a two-way roadway. Also used to remind drivers they are on a two-way road.

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FLAGGER AHEAD. The sign is also known as ROAD CONSTRUCTION AHEAD. This traffic signs warns you that a flagger is controlling traffic ahead. Flaggers use STOP and SLOW paddles or a red flag to signal traffic to stop or slow down. Pay special attention to flaggers when approaching and traveling through a work zone.

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The DIVIDED HIGHWAY sign means that the road you are on intersects with a divided highway which has a median or a guide rail. If you need to merge onto the divided highway, keep in mind that you can only turn right at the first roadway and you can only turn left at the second roadway.

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SIDE ROAD. Side road enters highway from right. One of the warning intersection traffic signs that can help you navigate an approaching intersection.

THIS SIGN IS USED TO WARN DRIVERS ABOUT:

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LEFT CURVE. The roadway ahead curves to the left. Slow your speed and keep well to the right.

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