What Is The Shape Of A Warning Sign?

What do the shapes of signs mean?

Octagon – exclusively used for stop signs.

Upside Down Triangle – always means yield.

Circle – an advanced warning that there’s a railroad nearby.

Pennant Shape – warn drivers that this is a no passing zone.

Pentagon (pointed up) – school zone ahead, school crossing zone, or country route sign..

What shape does a warning sign have?

diamondWarning signs are diamond shaped and are yellow or orange with black letters or symbols. They warn of dangerous or unusual conditions ahead, such as a curve, turn, dip or side road.

What is the most common shape of a warning sign?

Many road signs warn you to slow down or watch for hazards or special conditions ahead. Most warning signs are yellow and diamond-shaped with black letters or symbols. Some common warning signs are shown on the next slides.

Does the shape of a sign indicate what type of sign it is?

The shape of a sign indicates what type if sign it is. The shape of a sign indicates what type of sign it is. TRUE.