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Slippery road sign: what does it mean?

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The slippery road sign is a warning sign. Slippery road signs are posted in areas where a slippery condition might exist. Drivers should use extreme caution and slow their speed when the road is wet or icy. Avoid any sudden changes in direction when conditions are poor. This slippery when wet road sign is commonly posted by bridges or overpasses as they are the first to freeze and last to thaw in cold weather.

Shape: Diamond
Diamond sign with an icon of a car with squiggly lines coming from it.
Location: On slippery roads
Slippery road signs are posted along roadsides that are prone to rain and ice.
Color: Yellow and black
Yellow background with black border and black icons.
Real-life examples

Slippery road signs in the wild

Things To Remember

  • The slippery road sign is posted in areas that are known to be slippery or icy in poor weather conditions.
  • Drivers should slow their speed and avoid any sudden directional changes when driving on a slippery road.
  • Use extra caution when driving over bridges or overpasses.

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