What is Traffic Violation: 2 Major Reasons for Violation

What is Traffic Violation: 2 Major Reasons for Violation

Traffic violation is the word we hear every day, but most of us do not understand what it means. Traffic is all about movement. This movement includes the movement of vehicles and people. Due to the disorderliness and accidents that could result from this movement (Traffic), traffic rules were born. Hence, traffic rules are the…

What Is A Struck By Hazard

What Is A Struck By Hazard

OSHA defines Struck by Hazard thus: Struck by hazards produces injuries caused by forcible contact or impact between the injured person and an object or piece of equipment. Having said that, it is important to point out that in construction, struck-by hazards can resemble caught in or between hazards. The struck-by hazard occurs when the…

Yield Sign: What Does It Mean, Purpose and Placement

Yield Sign: What Does It Mean, Purpose and Placement

The yield sign is a regulatory sign which simply means let other road users go first. In road transport, a Yield or Give Way sign indicates that emerging drivers must prepare to stop if necessary to let a driver on another approach proceed. This means that drivers are not necessarily required to come to a complete stop and may proceed without stopping provided…

How to Identify a Regulatory Sign and 10 Important Examples

How to Identify a Regulatory Sign and 10 Important Examples

Regulatory sign are signs used to indicate or reinforce traffic laws, regulations or requirements which apply either at all times, specified times, placed upon a street or highway. It also defined by FHWA (Federal High Way Administration – US.) as “a sign that gives notice to road users of traffic laws or regulations”. When this signs are…

What is a Stop Sign; Design, Purpose and Placement

What is a Stop Sign; Design, Purpose and Placement

A stop sign is a regulatory traffic sign designed to notify drivers that they must come to a complete stop and make sure the intersection is safely clear of vehicles and pedestrians before continuing past the sign. Stop Sign Shape Its shape is octagonal with red letters on a white background, but it can also be yellow with…