Right Lane Ends - Meaning

All you need to know about the Lane Ends Ahead sign: definition, type of sign, color, shape and more

Lane Ends Sign
Type: warning sign
Color: yellow and black
Shape: diamond-shaped
Location: multi-lane highways

What does a Lane Ends warning sign mean?

A Right Lane Ends sign (also referred to as Lane Ends Ahead sign) warns drivers on multi-lane highways that there will be fewer lanes ahead. The right lane ends, and traffic must merge left. Be prepared to change lanes, or to allow other vehicles to merge smoothly into your lane.

What type of sign is the Right Lane Ends sign?

The Lane Ends sign is a warning sign. The sign warns road users about a condition requiring special attention.

What are the color(s) of a Lane Ends Ahead sign?

Reduction in Lanes signs are yellow with black graphics.

What shape is a Right Lane Ends Ahead sign?

The Right Lane Ends Ahead is in the shape of a diamond, with black graphics representing a reduction in the number of traffic lanes.

Where are Lane Ends Ahead signs commonly installed?

Right Lane Ends signs are used on multi-lane highways to give advance warning about a reduction in the number of traffic lanes ahead.
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Lane Ends Sign - What To Do

When you see a LANE ENDS sign while driving on a multi-lane highway, you should:

• be prepared to change lanes
• if necessary, allow other vehicles to merge into your lane
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