to the U.S. Department of Transportation Federal Highway
Administration: Safety is up to you. Designing highways
with signs signals and markings can only do so much to
ensure safety. But in the end, safety is the responsibility
of every driver.
Safety is the goal
of all the signs, signals and roadway markings discussed
in this lesson. It is essencial that drivers cooperate
when lane changing, merging, exiting, turning and many
other situations they come across. We must all share the
road and cooperating is one of the main keys to safety.
What's wrong with this picture?
your safety and the safety of others, "read" what all
traffic control devices - road signs, signals, and pavement
markings - are telling you. They have been placed there
for a reason: to help you more safely share the road and
stay alive! Now lets get to the signs, signals and roadway
markings that all drivers need to get around town or the