These signs have a Orange background with Black writing.
Used in a variety of situations from slowing speed down for sporting events, to minor road work to indicating that there are people working ahead
Indicate a change in the posted speed within construction areas
Work Site Limits
Indicate the areas between which the construction is present
Conditions in the Work Site
Indicate the type of ongoing activity within the construction zone
Include roadwork, low shoulder or lane deviation etc
- Pavement Markings
Lines, lettering, symbols and sometimes shading that is painted directly on the pavement
White or Yellow
Some lanes are set aside for particular drivers, such as buses or High Occupancy Vehicles.
Do not use these lanes unless your vehicle falls into the proper category
Two-Way Left Turn Lanes
A lane with one broken yellow line and one solid yellow line, on both sides of the lane
Used for vehicles from either direction for turning left.
DO NOT occupy these lanes for more than 100 metres.
- White Lines
Separate traffic travelling in the same direction
Mark the right edge of the roadway
An X or diagonal lines showing pedestrians where to cross
Wide lines that show where drivers must stop
Guide traffic around fixed obstructions
Arrows that designate the direction of traffic flow
Parking white lines control spaces
Any symbols in the space reserve that space for a particular road user
- Traffic Signals
Mounted visibly on posts and hung over intersections, traffic lights control traffic.
When solid, drivers must stop
When accompanied with a green arrow, drivers in the lane indicated my move in the direction of the green arrow.
Turning right on a red light is permitted once a full stop has been made and the vehicle has yielded to pedestrians and traffic.
Flashing red means stop, then proceed only if and when it is safe, similar to a stop sign.
Indicates that the traffic lights are about to turn red, and thus drivers are required to stop
If your vehicle is not able to be stopped safely in the time/space
Crossing on a yellow light is a dangerous manoeuvre and should be avoided by stopping
Flashing yellow means slow down and check before crossing the intersection, similar to a yield sign.
Indicates that the driver is authorized to enter the intersection
A green light does NOT guarantee that the way is clear
Be aware of whether it is a “stale green” (soon to change to yellow). If so, cover the brake to be ready to stop if necessary.
Check left, centre and right before entering
Green or Flashing Green Arrow
You are authorized to turn in the direction of the arrow after checking and yielding to other road users.
Flashing Green Light
Priority turn gives authorization for driver to enter the intersection. Always check and yield to other drivers before entering.
Steady Green Downward Arrow
Driver is permitted to drive in the lane under this signal
Steady Red X
Prohibits driver from stopping or driving in the lane below the signal
May alternate with Red X
Driver must safely change lanes in the direction indicated by the arrow as soon as possible
Regulate pedestrian to help avoid pedestrian conflicts with vehicles
Lit silhouette indicates crossing is permitted
A numeric countdown warns pedestrians as to how much time is left to cross
Lit orange hand prohibits pedestrians entering the crosswalk
Traffic Control Persons
Authorized to direct and control traffic flow for a specific purpose
Using flags or signs, they control traffic at construction sites.
Crossing Guards use a stop sign to control traffic where students are crossing
Police Officers Control traffic using hand signals or whistles
If both a traffic signal or sign AND a police officer is present, you must obey the directions given by the officer.
Used to communicate intentions by road users who do not have electrical turn signals, or whose turn signals are non-operative.
Signals must be used at least 30 meters (urban) and 150m (rural) in advance of the manoeuvre.