This image appears in the FAA Test Supplement Commercial Test FAA-CT-8080-1E but I am unable to find it in the AIM or the Pilot’s Handbook of Aeronautical Knowledge. I looks like a don’t taxi here pavement marking, but I’d like confirmation of my guess.

The closest I can get to an official explanation is in the AIM 2-3-2 b

Markings for taxiways, areas not intended for use by aircraft (closed and hazardous areas), and holding positions (even if they are on a runway) are yellow.

But the examples don’t match this graphic.

Commercial Knowledge Test Image


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This sign is a taxiway ending marker. I retrieved this graphic from the CFI Notebook Website.

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  • $\begingroup$ Knowing what it is called helped me find it, It is in Appendix C of the Pilot's Handbook. $\endgroup$
    – JScarry
    Nov 5, 2018 at 18:00

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