Traffic Signs

What Does the Double-Arrow Sign Mean?

When you see this sign on a test, it is easy to think that the sign marks the beginning of a divided highway or indicates a road with two-way traffic. It doesn't.

In Massachusetts and Texas, about 40-50% of test takers of practice tests can't correctly identify the Double-Arrow sign. In Michigan, 25-30% miss the sign.


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What Does the “Shoulder Drop Off” Sign Mean?

Can you tell the difference between these two signs?

For your written knowledge test you are often asked to identify a number of common road signs by shape, color, symbol, or message. Even if these two signs aren't in you state's drivers manual or on the official DMV test it is a good idea to understand the difference between them.

Results on practice tests released by driversprep.com suggest that only two out of three test takers manage to tell them apart.


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U.S. Road Signs Test – Cheat Sheet

Learning how to read road signs and understand how to act - regardless if it is a warning sign, guide sign, or a regulatory sign - is essential for road safety and for your DMV knowledge test. Take a look at some of the most common signs and see if you can answer all of them correctly.
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Shapes and Colors of Traffic Signs

Almost all driver's manuals or handbooks have information about the shapes and colors of traffic signs. It isn't always obvious why you need to learn this. But being able to identify signs from a distance by just the shape or color coding, can help you a lot.

You also need to know this for your written knowledge test.


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