Directing traffic may be a response to feeling that you are in charge of others and directing their destinations. It may also compensate for frustration about not being in control of others’ behavior.... Ariadne's Book of Dream
Vision: Seeing a traffic sign: changes are already in progress and great demands are being made on you. Looking at big- city traffic: a sign that you should avoid turmoil and stress. See Auto, Train.... Dreamers Dictionary
Dreams of traffic signify that you are feeling mentally backed up, emotionally congested, or sexually frustrated, stuck in gridlock of your unprocessed feelings and unexpressed ideas. Your dream is giving you the message that you need to process, vent and release your stress, anxiety, guilt and shame. See Constipation.... Strangest Dream Explanations
Watching traffic in a dream suggests that you are trying to solve a problem alone - but you should request help or cooperation from others.
If you dream of driving through traffic successfully, this forecasts an easing of family difficulties. Dreaming of a traffic jam predicts obstacles that will require long and patient effort to overcome. Also see “Traffic Light”, below.... My Dream Interpretation
To see a traffic light in your dream, suggests that you feel you are being held back from pursuing your goals. You may also feel pressure to succeed or else be left behind.
If the traffic light is green, then it indicates that you have been given a seal of approval to follow whatever path you have chosen or whatever decision you have made.
If the traffic light is flashing all different colors, you are feeling much confusion over which direction you should proceed to achieve your interests.
If the traffic light is red, this suggests that you need to stop what you are doing and think about the situation before moving forward. You need to proceed with care and caution. Alternatively, an red traffic signal can signify barriers and difficulties on our path.
If you dream of driving through a red light, this indicates that you do not consider the consequences of your action. It may refer to your reckless habits.... My Dream Interpretation
Traffic, stress, order, an indication of needing to understand the signs of the times, or to establish these signs. Green light: idea, insight, understanding. Red light: repressive dream.... Little Giant Encyclopedia