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Driving Lesson - Roundabouts

Driving Lesson - Roundabouts - Part 1

Signs

  • Advance warning – Triangular warning sign
  • Lanes

Approach

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

Assess

  • Priority
    • Give way to right
  • Speed
  • Position
  • Signals

Decide

  • Time to emerge
    • Could you cross the road as a pedestrian?

Turning Left

  • Position
    • Normal driving position or left lane
  • Signal
    • Signal left on approach

Straight Ahead

  • Position
    • Normal driving position or left lane – unless marked different
    • Follow left hand lane round roundabout (Do not cut across the lanes)
  • Signal
    • NO signal on approach
    • Signal left just after passing last turning before exit

Turning Right

  • Position
    • Left of centre line or right lane
    • Cross to centre of roundabout
    • Move towards outside just before exit
  • Signal
    • Signal right on approach
    • Signal left just after passing last turning before exit

Driving Lesson -Roundabouts - Part 2

3 Lanes

  • Use centre lane for straight over

Right Lane - Straight Ahead

  • Look at lane markings
  • Be aware of traffic in left lane

False Centre

  • Tiles/Bricks
  • Cobbles
  • Ghost Island
  • Plain Concrete
    • Mustn't drive over
      • Only for long vehicles

Only 2 Exits

  • 2 Lanes on entry
    • Left lane – first exit
    • Right lane – second exit

More than 4 Roads

  • Before 12 o'clock
    • Treat as straight ahead
  • After 12 o'clock
    • Treat as turning right

Roundabouts

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