WARNING SIGNS P1 AND P2 LEARNERS LICENCE
WARNING SIGNS let you know that road changes are coming up on your drive. These can be permanent or temporary traffic hazards and obstacles.
Warning signs can warn you about:
Merging lanes or added lanes
Narrowingof the road
Corners or changes in the direction of the road
Highway and motorway entry and exits
Crossings on the road for pedestrians, farm animals, or wildlife Roundabouts, stops, or giveways
Changes to the road's surface or condition, for example, road humps, unsealed roads, rain, hail or ice, or falling rocks.
Change in the road direction ahead
These warning signs let you know the road is going to change direction. You should drive with caution within the speed limit and follow the conditions of the road.
Change in the road direction ahead signs can show you how the road you are on will:
Curve, have a sharp turn, or wind for a distance
Have an approaching intersection or change in traffic direction
Have a steep descent, dip, crest or incline
Narrow because of a bridge
Have a lane merging or starting Have a recommended exiting speed due to the road direction.
Where: On any public road especially in mountainous areas.
Purpose: To warn motorist of a series of closely spaced curves to the left and right are ahead. The winding road can be up to 1km in length. A supplementary Next km sign will let you know the distance of the winding road if it is more than 1km.
Action: Slow down enough to take the curves safely or stop within the distance you can see. Remember that there could be any number of curves after the first one without further warning.