Red Traffic Lights

red traffic light

Solid Red Traffic Light

  • You must stop at the line or corner until the light turns green, and the intersection is clear and safe.
  • In some intersections, you may turn right on red after a full stop if the intersection is clear. Do not turn if there is an NO TURN ON RED sign.
  • When turning left from a one-way street to another one-way street, you may turn after stopping for a red light; wait until the intersection is clear and yield to pedestrians and vehicles in your path.

red arrow traffic light

Red Arrow Traffic Light:

  • Stop at the line or corner until the arrow turns green.
  • You may not turn right on a red arrow.

flashing red traffic light

Flashing Red Traffic Light:

  • Stop as if you were at a stop sign.
  • Continue driving after making a full stop if the intersection is clear, follow right-of-way rules.