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Yield Sign

This page is about the meaning, origin and characteristic of the symbol, emblem, seal, sign, logo or flag: Yield Sign.

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Traffic yield sign

In road transport, a yield (Canada, Ireland, South Africa, South Korea and the United States) or give way (United Kingdom, other Commonwealth and English-speaking countries) traffic sign indicates that each driver must prepare to stop if necessary to let a driver on another approach proceed. A driver who stops has yielded the right of way to another. In contrast, a stop sign requires each driver to stop completely before proceeding, even if no other traffic is present.

Graphical characteristics:
Asymmetric, Closed shape, Colorful, Contains both straight and curved lines, Has no crossing lines.

Category: Navigation Signs.

Yield Sign is part of the Road Signs group.

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