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How-to get moved on a busy road to turn right

Move half way and then wait and turn right (Same way i did in Pinner)

On the traffic light passed the crossroad and right traffic light turned on

In such situation continue your driving to clean the road. Continue driving towards next exit on the road. If you crossed the stop line at the traffic light before traffic light turned red then you must continue driving and follow the road signals ahead

Signal before turning left or right

Do the following routine заблоговременно как только поступила инструкция turn left or right Always before signaling check: 1. Interior mirror, 2. Exterior mirror to the side of turning (left or right), 3. Signal left or right

Four crossroad types

1. Cross road with yellow box junction Rules: No entry if the exit is not clear. You can stop at the yellow box only if you are turning right and you are blocked to finish turning right by oncoming traffic or by other vehicles already waiting to turn right. 2. Controlled cross road There will [...]

L.A.D.A routine

L.A.D.A – Look, assess, decide and act The L.A.D.A driving routine is used when closely approaching a traffic system such as a roundabout or junction after the M.S.P.S.L routine has been completed

S.C.A.L.P routine or stopping a car

S.C.A.L.P – Safe, convenient and legal position This is the one that catches most people out on their driving test. The routine is designed to make sure you park the car safely, legally and with good control. When stopping at the left side, the kerb should “enter at the middle” of front window of the [...]

D.S.S.M routine or Cockpit drill or cockpit check

D.S.S.M – Door, seat, steering, seat belt and mirror Also known as “the cockpit check” – is a process for setting the car up to secure, comfortably and safely drive with proper visibility for your upcoming driving. You should carry out this routine before before moving off the car.

Crossroads turning right

When turning right at a crossroad, by default, if there are no arrows you should normally assume traffic will pass nearside to nearside (left side of your car opposite left side of the other car). Also, a sign on the tarmac might require you to pass offside to offside (right side of your car opposite [...]

Position at roundabout

Position left – if you need 1st exist Position left – if you need 2nd exist. 2nd exist could be straight driving Position right – if you need 2nd exist and you see information to position right even for 2nd exist. 2nd exist could be straight driving Position right – if you need 3rd, 4rd, [...]

Priority on crossroads with main and slip roads

When emerging from a crossroads, oncoming traffic has priority of way over traffic that’s turning right regardless if oncoming traffic is turning left or going straight. However, even if you don’t have priority, the other driver may want you to let you proceed before them in some situations, so try to watch carefully and work [...]