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Q. I've heard you can turn right when the traffic lights are red - is this true?A.
You can turn right at the red light as long the road is clear, there isn't a sign that says you can't, and you have come to a complete stop before turning. Try not to be in the right lane at traffic lights if you intend to go straight ahead, as you'll probably get hooted.
Q. Is the left hand lane the slow lane or the fast lane?A.
No lanes are designated as either "slow" or "fast". However, some motorway signs ask slower drivers to use right lanes.
Q. Drivers keep overtaking on the inside, is this allowed?A.
Overtaking from either lane is permissable as long as you check and the lanes are clear (not in Canada).
Q. Those street name signs that hang over the road confuse me. What do they mean?A.
They indicate the name of the road that you are crossing, not the one you are travelling on.
Q. What happens at a '4 way stop'?A.
A "4 way stop" is a junction where no particular direction has priority. All drivers should come to a stop and the driver who got there first has the right of way.
Q. What do those flashing yellow lights that hang over the road mean?A.
They are usually at a road junction and they mean proceed with caution. If they flash red it means stop and treat it like a "4 way stop".
Q. What's that lane in the middle of the road with the arrows going left and right?A.
Many roads without a central reservation have a lane in the middle that allows a driver to enter if they intend to turn left across the other carriageway. Check that the lane is clear and enter the lane using your indicator. Do not use this lane to overtake other vehicles.
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