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Driving order in junctions

Driving order in junctions In traffic you must know correct driving order. You must always drive according traffic rules, if there are no any traffic signs, road markings or traffic lights. Traffic rules can be change by traffic signs, road marking and traffic lights. Often also in parking lot areas are consider as traffic situations. For example inside parking lot area junctions are equals when there are no yield signs.

You must obey in traffic:
1) Traffic rules
2) Road markings
3) Traffic signs
4) Traffic lights
5) Traffic controller

Equal -junction (right side first) You must give away the one on your Right side. No matter where the driver from right will continue. Equal junction is very common but only when speed limits are about 30 - 40km/h. When speed limit is 50km/h there is warning sign before the junction area.

Red car from the right can drive first

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Junction with Yield sign When you have Yield -sign (give way sign), you must give way all traffic on main street. So every one who are driving from left or right side. You must make sure that you won't disturb anyone on a main street when you join to the road. Also you have to give way for cyclists.

The red car on the main street can drive first

You must stop and then yield all traffic on main street (left and right). You must stop always no matter of traffic situation and your vehicle have to stand still for moment. Do stop on on white stop-line. If there is no stop-line, you must stop before the junction in a place where you can see all traffic on main street. Remember to stop before pedestrian crossing.

Traffic lights You can drive to junction when you get the Green light. But if you Turn to left there might be oncoming traffic in a junction at the same time with you. Also there might be pedestrians and cyclists on zebra crossing after the turning.

If there is an arrow light you have free road also when you turn. When traffic lights are switch Off, You don't have to yield pedestrians or oncoming traffic.

Roundabout Today more and more often junctions are built to shape of roundabout. Roundabout is more safer and help traffic to move faster.

When you join to roundabout you must give away all traffic inside there. Basically traffic from the left can drive first. Also remember to yield cyclists and pedestrians before you join in and when you leave out. You must signal to right when you leave the roundabout.

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