Q:

What does a red yield sign mean?

A:

Quick Answer

A red yield indicates that a driver must prepare to come to a full stop and yield to pedestrians and vehicles with the right-of-way if either are present, according to the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles. If neither is present, the driver may proceed without stopping.

Know More
What does a red yield sign mean?
Credit: ryasick E+ Getty Images

Full Answer

According to the New York State Department of Motor Vehicles, drivers should slow down when approaching a red yield sign. A yield sign has the same traffic meaning as a blinking yellow light, according to SafeMotorist.com. The signs may also be used to warn drivers about upcoming road disruptions, such as construction or poor driving conditions.

Learn more about Driving Laws

Related Questions

  • Q:

    What does a soft shoulder sign mean?

    A:

    A soft shoulder sign means that the lane or shoulder running along the side of the road is made of gravel, packed dirt or a combination of both, unlike the material used for the main road, which may be concrete or asphalt. Soft shoulder signs serve to warn motorists that the road is unstable and not suitable for driving.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    Can you pay traffic fines at the New York City DMV?

    A:

    The New York State Department of Motor Vehicles handles non-criminal traffic tickets issued within New York City. Drivers can pay their tickets or request a hearing to contest charges online, by postal mail and in person, according to the New York State DMV website.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    What are the rules for right of way?

    A:

    According to DriversEd.com, the vehicle on the right at a four-way stop has the right-of-way. At intersections where there are only stop signs on one side of the intersection, the car with a stop sign or any other type of signal control has to yield to the cars without a signal control until the traffic has completely cleared. Right-of-way applies to moped riders, bicycle riders and pedestrians.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:
  • Q:

    Who has the right of way at four-way stop signs in North Carolina?

    A:

    According to enacted North Carolina legislation as of June of 2014, the vehicle that comes to a complete stop first has the right-of-way at a four-way stop. This is true for any intersection where stop signs have been added to three or more entrances to the intersection.

    Full Answer >
    Filed Under:

Explore