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Dip sign: what does it mean?

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The dip sign is a warning sign. Dip signs indicate that there is a dip or low place in the road. Drivers are suggested to slow down when they see a dip sign. It’s hazardous to encounter this sharp depression in the road while driving at a high speed. Use additional caution after rain as these dips can fill with water and cause cars to hydroplane.

Shape: Diamond
A diamond-shaped sign with the word “DIP.”
Location: Next to a sharp depression in the road
Dip signs are located next to potentially hazardous indents in the road.
Color: Yellow and black
Yellow sign with black writing.
Real-life examples

Dip signs in the wild

Things To Remember

  • Dip signs give warning of a sharp depression in the road.
  • Drivers should slow down when approaching a dip sign.
  • Use extra caution after a rain or in icy conditions as cars can hydroplane.

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