Ask A Trooper: Yellow indicators are warning and advisory indicators – Austin Day by day Herald

Ask A Trooper: Yellow indicators are warning and advisory indicators

Revealed 5:56 pm Tuesday, December 20, 2022

By Sgt. Troy Christianson

Query: Are yellow velocity indicators in curves or busy places enforceable? I’ve seen 60 mph white velocity restrict indicators then a brief distance later a yellow 50 mph signal. The yellow indicators don’t say “restrict” on them, so I’d suppose going 60 mph in a yellow 50 mph zone isn’t unlawful however not a good suggestion.

Reply: The white indicators are regulatory indicators. Yellow indicators are warning and advisory indicators. You could possibly see the yellow indicators in areas reminiscent of curves, winding roads, and so forth. to assist inform motorists about what’s secure.


Purple: Prohibits and instructions

White: Regulates


Yellow: Warns

Yellow-green: Warns and controls pedestrian and bicycle crossings and college areas

Orange: Warns and controls in building zones


Inexperienced: Guides and informs

Blue: Describes providers for motorists

Brown: Signifies historic, cultural, or leisure websites

You’ll be able to keep away from a ticket — and a crash — in case you merely buckle up, drive at secure speeds, concentrate and all the time drive sober.  Assist us drive Minnesota Towards Zero Deaths. In case you have any questions regarding visitors associated legal guidelines or points in Minnesota ship your inquiries to Sgt. Troy Christianson – Minnesota State Patrol at 2900 forty eighth Avenue NW, Rochester MN 55901-5848.  (Or attain him at, [email protected])

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