How do you go straight in a two-lane roundabout?
If you are to go straight on a two-lane roundabout, follow these instructions:
- Decide which lane you need to be in on exiting the intersection then choose that lane.
- Stay in that lane until you leave the roundabout.
- Turn your indicator on after passing the first exit to signal others that you will leave at the next exit.
What lane do you go straight on at a roundabout?
Going straight ahead at a roundabout Unless road markings indicate otherwise, you should use the left lane when going straight ahead. There’s no need to signal on approach. Make sure you stay in your lane as you go around the roundabout. When you’ve passed the exit before the one you need to take, signal left and exit.
When entering a multi lane roundabout What lane should you be in to travel straight through the intersection?
For roundabouts with multiple lanes: (Blue car) Go straight through the intersection, choose either lane, and exit in the lane you entered. (Red car) Turn left, choose the left lane, and exit.
What is the middle lane used for on a roundabout?
The Number Of The Exit A good rule of thumb is to use the middle lane for anything between the first and last exit – on a five exit roundabout you would stay in the middle lane for exits two, three, and four.
What is the 12 o’clock rule?
Generally speaking, if the exit you need to take is at 12 o’clock (straight ahead) or before, you would choose the left hand lane on approach to and on the roundabout. If your exit is at 1 o’clock or after, you would choose the right hand lane.
How do you know which lane to go in?
When you enter a one-way street you should position your car according to whether you intend to go ahead, turn left or turn right. When going straight ahead let the road markings guide you. If there are no lane markings then you will usually need to select the left-hand lane.
Do you indicate going straight roundabout?
Ensure you’re signalling in the direction you want to take before entering the roundabout, unless you’re travelling straight on, in which case you don’t need to signal until you pass the exit before the one you are going to use.
Who has right of way at roundabouts?
When reaching a roundabout you should: Always give priority to the traffic coming from the right, unless you have been directed otherwise by signs, road markings or traffic lights. Check if the road markings allow you to proceed without giving way (always look right before joining just in case)
Do you indicate when going straight on at a mini roundabout?
When approaching a mini-roundabout, treat it similar to a normal roundabout. Signal left if you intend on turning in that direction, signalling right if you intend on turning right and when travelling ahead, no signal should be applied.
Is it illegal to drive roundabouts 3 times?
There is no evidence to support this, other than the ‘careless driving’ argument. You should plan before you enter a roundabout and circling more than twice could be considered as careless driving. It is however, illegal to drive over a mini-roundabout, as they must be treated as an island in the road.