Red flag

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Red flag may refer to:



  • Red Flag Act, the 19th-century British road law
  • Red Flags Rule created by the Federal Trade Commission (FTC) to help prevent identity theft




  • Red flag warning, a term used by meteorologists
  • "Red flag signs and symptoms", sometimes used in medicine to refer to signs and symptoms which indicate urgent need for treatment, or indicate a severe condition.

Other uses[edit]

  • Pirate flag. The jolly roger flag was originally from the French for Red flag.
  • Red flag (racing), used in auto racing when conditions are too unsafe to continue the session
  • Red Flag, or FAW Hongqi, a luxury limousine made by First Automobile Works in China from the late 1950s
  • Red Flag Linux, the Chinese Linux distribution
  • Red Flag Publishing House, a book publisher based in China

See also[edit]

  • Bandera Roja (La Paz), a socialist newspaper in Bolivia of the 1920s
  • "Bandiera Rossa", one of the most famous songs of the Italian labour movement
  • Bandiera Rossa Association, the Italian affiliate of the United Secretariat of the Fourth International
  • Die Rote Fahne (The Red Flag), a German communist newspaper created on 9 November 1918 by Karl Liebknecht and Rosa Luxemburg