This section of the Florida Drivers Handbook includes photos of Florida road signs, traffic signals, and pavement markings and explains each of them.
Topics Addressed in this section of the Florida Driver Handbook include:
Ch. 4 Traffic Rectangle Signals
Rectangle: Regulatory or Information
These signs tell you the law, so you must follow their instructions.
Remember that a red circle with a slash means NO. The sign shows you what is not allowed.
NO U-TURN — You cannot make a complete turn to go in the opposite direction where this sign is displayed. No U-turn.
You must not make a right turn at this intersection.
50 miles per hour is the highest speed you can safely travel in this area.
You cannot go straight ahead. You must turn either to the right or left.
You are going the wrong way on an expressway exit ramp. Do not drive past this sign. Turn around immediately.
A divided highway is ahead. Stay on the right side of the divider.
Parking in this space is only for vehicles displaying an official permit and transporting a disabled person.
You may travel only in the direction of the arrow.
This sign lists the maximum recommended safe speed for an entrance or exit on an expressway. Slow down to whatever speed is shown.
You may not turn right or left during the red light. You must wait for the signal to turn green.
A diamond-shaped marking shows that a lane is reserved for certain purposes or certain vehicles. The lanes are usually reserved for buses or car-pool vehicles during rush hour traffic. Other diamond signs are used to designate bicycle lanes.
The center lane is shared for left turns in both directions of travel.
You must not pass any other vehicles going in the same direction as you are while you are in this area.
When you have passed this sign, you are again permitted to pass other vehicles with care.
Traffic in left lane must turn left at the intersection ahead.
Stopping permitted only for emergencies.
You are approaching an area where a speed zone has been established.
At the intersection ahead traffic in left lane must turn left and traffic in adjoining lane may turn left or continue straight ahead.
This sign is used on multiple lane highways to advise slower driving traffic to stay in the right hand lane; and also to do so when approached from behind by other traffic even if you are doing the speed limit.
This marks a one-way roadway with traffic coming toward you. You must not enter the one-way roadway at this point.
You must not turn either to the right or to the left at this intersection.
If you park, you must always park off the pavement of the highway.
When entering a right turn lane motorists will conflict with bicycle through movements. Always yield.