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What does a red yield sign mean?

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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.

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What does a red yield sign mean?
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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.


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