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Yellow Left Turn Display

Kitsap County has implemented a new traffic signal display to provide safer, more efficient left turns for motorists. The flashing yellow arrow left turn indication is a new type of display that can replace the circular green indication for left turns at selected signalized intersections.

What does a SOLID RED ARROW mean?
A solid red arrow means STOP. Drivers turning left must STOP and wait.

What does a SOLID YELLOW ARROW mean?
A solid yellow arrow warns drivers that the left turn signal is about to change to a solid red and they should prepare to stop, or prepare to complete their left turn if they are already within the intersection.

What does a FLASHING YELLOW ARROW mean?
A flashing yellow arrow means left turns are permitted, but you must YIELD to oncoming traffic and pedestrians and then proceed with caution. Oncoming traffic will have a green light so YIELD to them when you see a flashing yellow arrow in your turn lane.

What does a SOLID GREEN ARROW mean?
A solid green arrow means it is safe to turn left. Oncoming traffic will see a red light and must stop. Not all signal heads have a solid green arrow.

Click here for an informative animation that shows traffic movements at an intersection where flashing yellow left turn arrows are used.

Typical signal head configurations:

If you have any questions or comments about this signal, please contact Kitsap 1 at 360.337.5777 or email help@kitsap1.com

Special thanks to the City of Lacey Department of Public Works for use of their materials on this web site.


Kitsap County Public Works
Kitsap1
360.337.5777 or 800.825.4940
help@kitsap1.com

Updated:  February 01, 2017
 
 
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