Left Curve Sign - Meaning

All you need to know about the Left Curve sign: definition, shape, color, type of sign and more

Left Curve Sign
Type: warning sign
Color: yellow and black
Shape: diamond-shaped
Location: before a curve to the left

What does a Left Curve sign mean?

A Left Curve sign warns drivers that the road ahead will curve to the left. Slow down to a safe speed before you enter the turn, keep well to the right and do not pass other vehicles. Left Curve signs may be accompanied by an advisory speed sign, warning drivers that it is unsafe to drive at a faster speed.

What type of sign is a Left Curve sign?

A Left Curve traffic sign is a warning sign. Warning signs indicate any condition, obstacle or potential hazard requiring special attention.

What color(s) is a Left Curve sign?

The Left Curve sign is yellow with black graphics.

What shape are Left Curve signs?

Left Curve warning signs are shaped like a diamond, with a black arrow.

Where are Left Curve signs commonly installed?

Left Curve signs are commonly installed on the roadside, before a road curves to the left.
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Left Curve Sign - What To Do

When you see a LEFT CURVE warning sign while driving:

• slow down to a safe speed before you enter the curve, as braking through the curve could cause you to lose control of your vehicle
• if the road is wet or icy, reduce speed even further
• keep well to the right
• do not pass other vehicles
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