Sign of the Week: Do not enter

Sign of the Week is a weekly feature here on the SenSen Driving School blog that demystifies some common head-scratching signs you’ll see as a driver.

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I want to keep it simple again this week. Not much to say about this one except you need to make sure you do not enter. This is typically mounted in areas where people can easily mistaken and drive into. If you make the mistake and enter, you will probably end up driving into oncoming vehicles. Yes, that’s terrifying for both you and the oncoming cars.

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Sign of the Week: Stop sign ahead

Sign of the Week is a weekly feature here on the SenSen Driving School blog that demystifies some common head-scratching signs you’ll see as a driver.

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This week we will be discussing what the “stop sign ahead” is all about.

Let’s keep this one simple. This sign is again a yellow sign which, if you’ve been following the SenSen Driving Tips blog, then you would know is a warning sign. These signs are typically placed well before a stop sign to warn you that one is coming. The stop sign can be either a two-way stop or a four-way stop.

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Sign of the Week: Railway crossing

Sign of the Week is a weekly feature here on the SenSen Driving School blog that demystifies some common head-scratching signs you’ll see as a driver.

As you are learning how to drive, you will inevitably come across railroad train tracks. This is also true when you are taking your road test, especially if you are taking it in the Burnaby or Richmond locations.

As you approach a railway, there will be ample signs and road markings to warn you. Many train tracks will have mechanical arms or electrical signs present to keep you protected. The following signs in yellow will be displayed well ahead to warn you of whats to come.

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Sign of the week: Turn control signs

Turn Control Signs

Turn control signs are are typically located directly above the intersection. Often there will be at least two of these signs posted so there’s no excuse for missing any of these. I say this because student drivers are always missing signs and I always catch them on these.

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Sign of the week: Prepare to stop

Sign of the Week is a weekly feature here on the SenSen Driving School blog that demystifies some common head-scratching signs you’ll see as a driver.

“Prepare to stop” signs are typically placed where you would have trouble seeing the traffic light initially because of a hill or a curve. This sign is strategically placed well before the traffic light so the driver can respond accordingly.

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What’s the difference between yellow versus white speed limit signs?

This week we will be discussing the difference between white sign speed limits and yellow sign speed limits. Is there even a difference? Aren’t all speed limit signs the same?

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Sign of the week: Yield signs

Sign of the Week is a weekly feature here on the SenSen Driving School blog that demystifies some common head-scratching signs you’ll see as a driver.

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Whenever you see this sign, it means you must yield to the traffic of the through road to continue as they have the right-of-way. In other words, the cars on the through road get to go first.

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