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Driving Lesson - Crossroads

Driving Lesson - Crossroads

Types

  • Open, Closed, Controlled, Box

Signs

  • Normal, Staggered

Approach

  • Mirrors
  • Signal
  • Position
  • Speed
    • (MSPSL) What is this?
  • Look
  • Assess (Including extra road)
  • Decide
  • Act
    • (LADA) What is this?

Positioning

  • Straight ahead or left
    • Normal driving position or left lane – unless marked different
  • Right
    • Left of centre line or right lane– unless marked different
  • Staggered Junctions
    • Straight Ahead
      • Left of centre line or right lane– unless marked different

Priority

  • On major road - Same as Junctions
  • Emerging from minor road
    • Give way to major road
    • Assess opposite minor road
      • No one has priority
      • Try to get eye contact
      • Proceed with caution

Turning

  • Nearside to nearside
    • Only on staggered junctions – unless marked
      • Restricted vision
      • Ensure other vehicle is doing the same
  • Offside to offside
    • Safest method

Box Junctions

  • Must not enter if exit not clear
    • OK if oncoming traffic prevents turning
  • Treat all junctions as box junctions

Unmarked Junctions

  • No one has priority
  • Try to get eye contact
  • Proceed with caution

Crossroads

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