# CC Nov 2015 Driver 3 (Lane control)

echoecho's version from 2015-11-25 19:08

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What do solid yellow lines mean?no passing if solid yellow line is on your side
What do solid lines mean?DO NOT pass
What do broken yellow lines mean?may pass if movement can be made safely
LINE COLORS:
What do solid yellow lines mark?the center of a road used for two-way traffic
What do a broken yellow line indicate?indicate that you may pass if the broken line is next to your driving lane
What do 2 solid yellow lines indicate regarding passing?indicate NO passing
Never drive to the left of two solid yellow lines, except when?1) in a carpool lane / High Occupant Vehicle (HOV) lane that has a designated entrance on the left 2) when instructed by construction or other signs to drive on the other side of the road because your side of the road is closed or blocked
When can you turn left across a single set of double yellow lines?1) to enter or exit a driveway 2) make a U-turn 3) make a turn into or out of a private road
Two sets of solid double yellow lines spaced ___ feet or more apart are considered a barrier?2
Do not drive on or over this barrier or make a left turn or a U-turn across it except at?designated openings
What do solid white lines mean?mark traffic lanes going in the same direction, such as one way streets
What do broken white lines mean?separate traffic lanes on roads with 2 or more lanes in the same direction
What do double white lines mean?1) indicate a lane barrier between a regular use and a preferential use (carpool/)HOV lane
What should you NEVER do when you see double white lines?never change lanes while in these lanes (wait until a single broken white line appears then change lanes
You may also see these parallel white lines where?in or near freeway on and off ramps

How are the lanes labeled?Number 1 lane is the lane at the most left of "fast" lane
Drive in the lane with the _____ flow of traffic?smoothest
If you can choose among 3 lanes, pack which lane for the smoothest driving?middle lane
To drive faster, pass or turn in to the ____ lane?left
To drive slower, pass or turn in to the ____ lane?right
If there are only 2 lanes in your direction, pick which lane for the smoothest driving?right
Stay in one lane as much as possible, do not do what in traffic? :weave in and out
Once you start through an intersection, do what?keep going
If you are going through an intersection and are starting to make a turn, what should you do?follow through
Last minute changes may cause what?collisions
If you miss a turn, do what?continue until you can safely and legally turn around
CHANGING LANES:
List the 3 moves that changing lanes includes?1) moving from one lane to another 2) entering the freeway from an on-ramp 3) entering the road from a curb or the shoulder
Before changing lanes, do what?1) signal, look in all your mirrors and 2) check traffic behind and beside you 3) glance over your left or right shoulder to make sure the lane you want to clear 3) check for vehicles, motorcyclists and bicycle traffic in your blind spot 4) be sure there is enough room for your vehicle in the next lane
PASSING LANES:
Before you pass, do what?look ahead for road conditions and traffic that may cause other vehicles to move into your lane
Never drive off on what part of the road to pass?1) off the paved or main-traveled portion or on the shoulder
The edge of the main-traveled portion of the road may have a painted what color line?white
Passing other vehicles at what 3 areas is dangerous?1) crossroads 2) railroad crossing 3) shopping center
Pass traffic on the _____ (right vs. left)?left
Pass traffic on the ______ (right vs. left) when an open highway is clearly marked for 2 or more lanes of travel in your direction and if the driver ahead of you is turning left and you do not drive off the roadway to pass. Never pass on the left if the driver is signaling a left turn
CARPOOL / HIGH-OCCUPANCY VEHICLES (HOV) LANES:
An HOV lane is a special lane used only for?1) carpools 2) buses 3) motorcycles 4) decaled low-emission vehicles
You may use a carpool/HOV lane or on-ramp if your vehicle carries the posted ____ number of people required for the carpool lane or you drive a low-emission vehicle displaying a special ____ issued decal?minimum; DMV
If you operate a low emission and / or hybrid vehicle, you may be exempt from all ____ charges on high occupancy toll (HOT) lanes?toll
Can motorcycle riders may use designated carpool / HOV lanes, unless otherwise posted?yes
Signs at the on-ramp or along the freeway tell you the minimum number of people per vehicle required for carpool / HOV lanes, true or false?true
The above signs also list the days of the week and the hours when the carpool/HOV requirement applies, true or false? :true
The pavement in this lane is marked with a _____ symbol and the words " _____ _____"?1) diamond 2) Carpool Lane
What does HOV stand for?high-occupancy vehicle lanes
Do not cross over double parallel solid lines to enter or exit any carpool / HOV lane EXCEPT WHEN?where there are designated entry or exit places
CENTER LEFT TURN LANES:
Define a center left turn lane?1) located in the middle of a 2-way street and is marked on both sides by 2 painted lines 2) the inner line is broken and the outer line is solid 3) if a street has a center left turn lane, you must use it to prepare for or make a left turn or to prepare for or make a permitted U-turn
You may only drive for ____ feet in the center left turn lane?200
This left turn lane is not a regular traffic lane or passing lane, true or false?true
To turn left from this lane, do what?1) signal 2) look over your shoulder 3) drive completely inside the center left turn lane 4) do not stop with the back of your vehicle blocking traffic 5) make sure the lane is clear in both directions and then turn only when it is safe 6) look for vehicles coming toward you in the same lane, preparing to start their left turn
When turning left from a side street or driveway, do what?signal and wait until it is safe then you may drive into the center left turn lane and enter traffic when it is safe
TURNOUT AREAS AND LANES:
Special "turnout" areas are sometimes marked on ___ lane roads?2
What are turnout areas used for?to allow cars behind you to pass
If you are driving slowly on a 2-lane highway or road where passing is unsafe and >5 cars are following you, what should you do with these turnout areas?drive into the turnout area to let the vehicles pass
END-OF-LANE MARKINGS:
Freeway lanes, as well as some city lanes, which are ending will usually be marked by what type of lines painted on the pavement?large broken lines
If you are driving in a lane marked with these broken lines, be prepared to do what?exit the freeway or for the lane to end (look for a sign that tells you to exit or merge)
SHARED ROADWAY BICYCLE MARKINGS (SHARROWS):