Cross Road Sign - Meaning

All you need to know about the Cross Road sign: definition, color, shape, type of sign, what to do and more

Cross Road Sign
Type: warning sign
Color: yellow and black
Shape: diamond-shaped
Location: before an intersection

What does a Cross Road sign mean?

A Cross Road warning sign warns drivers that another road crosses the main highway ahead. Look to the left and right for other traffic. Be alert for traffic turning or entering your road and look for regulatory signs to follow.

What type of sign is a Cross Road sign?

A Cross Road traffic sign is a warning sign. It warns drivers about a condition requiring special attention.

What color(s) are on a Cross Road sign?

Cross Road signs are yellow with black graphics.

What shape are Cross Road warning signs?

Cross Road signs are in the shape of a diamond, and have a black square cross (a cross in the shape of a plus sign) printed in the center.

Where are Cross Road signs posted?

Cross Road warning signs are commonly installed before intersections where another road crosses the main highway.
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Cross Road Sign - What To Do

When you see a Cross Road sign while driving, you should:

• be aware that an intersection is ahead
• be alert for vehicles entering the road on which you are traveling
• reduce your speed
• look to the left and right for other traffic
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