What Does a Diamond-Shaped Traffic Sign Mean?

By Staff WriterLast Updated Apr 12, 2020 2:00:09 PM ET
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A diamond-shaped traffic sign is usually a warning of an impending hazard coming up on the road, such as a sharp curve ahead, traffic merging, or deer crossing. These signs are most commonly yellow to alert drivers that there are conditions ahead which require a driver to be extra cautious to avoid a potential accident.