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What does a blue line in between two yellow lines mean?

October 28, 2021
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What does a blue line in between two yellow lines mean?
What does a blue line in between two yellow lines mean?

What is the meaning of two yellow lines?

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When a solid and a broken yellow line are together, you must not pass if you are driving next to the solid line. Two solid yellow lines mean no passing. Never drive to the left of these lines.

Why are some lines white and some yellow?

Solid white lines define lanes of traffic going in the same direction, or they show you the location of the shoulder of the road. Broken or “dotted” white lines are used to show the center line between lanes. Yellow lines show you where traffic is going in different directions.

What do bells hanging across the road mean?

Explanation: If your vehicle touches bells suspended over the road, they'll obviously ring. This will warn you that your vehicle exceeds the safe travelling height beneath electrified overhead cables ahead. You must stop immediately and either find another route or take advice.

What is the difference between double yellow and red lines?

On double red lines, you cannot stop at all unless you are a licensed taxi or a blue badge holder, then you can drop off. There is no parking. Single red lines mean no stopping during the day and times shown on the upright sign. On double yellow lines, you cannot stop and park.

Can you wait at double yellow lines?

If you look at the Highway Code, it has an even stricter definition of "park": It does not even allow for pick up or drop off. The traffic enforcement officer told me I was allowed to pick up or drop passengers off along double yellow lines.

Is it illegal to break the speed limit when passing a vehicle?

Exceeding the speed limit for any reason is dangerous as well as illegal and could see you hit with penalty points, a hefty fine, or even being banned from the roads entirely.

What do short white lines mean?

You should always drive between them. A lane line or divider is a short broken white line along the road indicating the lanes on the road. You should always drive between them. Chevrons painted on the road have white diagonal stripes and they are used to separate traffic lanes or to protect traffic turning right.

What should you do if you are waiting at a level crossing at night time?

Level Crossing Tips: You must never reverse onto a level crossing or across a level crossing. If you have been waiting at a level crossing and the train or tram has passed, you should only cross when the lights have gone out and the barriers have fully open.

What should you do if the amber lights come on and a warning sounds while you’re driving over a level crossing?

Explanation: Keep going; don't stop on the crossing. If the warning sounds and the amber lights come on as you're approaching the crossing, you must stop unless it's unsafe to do so.

What is the difference between yellow line and red line?

The main difference to take note of between red and yellow lines is that red lines prohibit any form of waiting or parking, and restrictions apply around stopping to drop off passengers. Whereas yellow lines allow you to stop to drop off, but have restrictions for waiting or parking.

When can you legally break the speed limit?

Speeding can see drivers land themselves with heavy penalties such as careless driving or dangerous driving changes in some severe cases. However motorists may be allowed to break the speed limit and get away with it under this “special reason” according to legal experts at Patterson law.

Can you go slightly over speed limit?

On paper, as soon as you go over the speed limit, you're committing a driving offence. In reality, however, there can be some leeway. That's because the National Police Chiefs' Council (NPCC) urges police officers to use their discretion when dealing with drivers who break the speed limit.

How do you level crossing know when a train is coming?

The most modern level crossings will have barriers that descend to block the roadway – either fully or on one side of the road only – whenever a train is approaching. They will have a lighting system that will flash red when a train is approaching. In addition, an audible alarm system will sound when a train is near.

What must you do when the amber light is flashing at a level crossing?

Explanation: Keep going; don't stop on the crossing. If the warning sounds and the amber lights come on as you're approaching the crossing, you must stop unless it's unsafe to do so.

Is it illegal to stop on a level crossing?

A level crossing is where a road crosses a railway or tramway line. Approach and cross it with care. Never drive onto a crossing until the road is clear on the other side and do not get too close to the car in front. Never stop or park on, or near, a crossing.

What’s the difference between double yellow lines and double red lines?

The key differences between double yellow and double red lines is that double-yellows permit loading and Blue Badge parking, and double-reds do not. Road markings can fade over time, making it less clear what restrictions are in place. Sets of lines can also butt up against others.

Are traffic wardens allowed to touch your car?

There is no such law stating that parking attendants or traffic wardens cannot tamper with your vehicle. If there were one it seems to have been abandoned sometime around 2005.

What is the best excuse for speeding?

Here are the 16 top reasons cited for getting out of a speeding ticket, and their rates of success as determined by CarInsurance.com:

  • I didn't know I was speeding (26%)
  • Medical emergency (25%)
  • Everyone else was going the same speed (22%)
  • Late for work (21%)
  • I have to use the bathroom (20%)
  • Late for an interview (16%)

How can police prove you were speeding?

The most usual corroboration is by way of static or mobile camera or hand held laser, but a police officer can also use his own speedometer in his vehicle to corroborate his opinion that you are speeding. It is also sufficient in law for a second police officer to corroborate the evidence of another officer.

Will I get points for doing 33 in a 30?

Nope. You're allowed to go 10%-ish above the limit, so 33 is fine.

What should you do when waiting at a level crossing at night?

Level Crossing Tips: You must never reverse onto a level crossing or across a level crossing. If you have been waiting at a level crossing and the train or tram has passed, you should only cross when the lights have gone out and the barriers have fully open.

What should you do if you see warning lights and hear a bell when you’re halfway across a level crossing?

The warning lights come on and a bell rings. What should you do? Explanation: Keep going; don't stop on the crossing. If the amber warning lights come on as you're approaching the crossing, you must stop unless it's unsafe to do so.

Are there cameras at level crossings?

28 safety cameras have already been installed at level crossings across the nation to help deter motorists from taking unnecessary risks such as jumping red lights or weaving around barriers to save time.

How many points does it take to jump a level crossing?

Drivers risking lives, as well as three penalty points, by jumping level crossing lights.

Can traffic wardens touch your car?

There is no such law stating that parking attendants or traffic wardens cannot tamper with your vehicle.

Is covering a number plate illegal?

You can cover the vehicle, but the cover must make the vehicle's registration number visible. Few bike covers do this, by the way. Technically, to cover your number plate when it is parked on a public road is an offence under S43(1) of Vehicle Excise and Registration Act 1994.


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