Mastering U-turns & 3-Point-turns

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U-turns A U-turn is a turn made within a road to take you to the other side, facing the opposite direction, in one turn. There are several restrictions on where you can make a U-turn. South Australia Road Rules At intersections on any road with a dividing line or median strip, you must start a U-turn from the lane immediately to the left of the middle of the road or … Read More

How to Reverse Parallel Park Safely

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A step by step guide Drive up next to the chosen space you wish to park in so you can judge its size to ensure your vehicle will safely fit.  As a guide it should be at least 2 metres longer than your car (a metre in front and behind) Turn your left indicator on and drive up so that you’re level next to the car you’re going to be … Read More

How to Negotiate the Britannia Roundabout

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If you are a learner driver you should familiarise yourself with driving on single and multi lane roundabouts before reading on. The Britannia Roundabout is one of Adelaide’s more complicated intersections.  It is actually two roundabouts however it is so named as prior to 2013 it was a single roundabout which has since been redesigned. How to safely use the roundabout It is important to be in the correct lane at … Read More

Driving on Single & Multi Lane Roundabouts

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A roundabout is a circular intersection or junction in which road traffic flows almost continuously in one direction around a central island. Many intersections have a central roundabout to manage the traffic flow in roads with either a single lane or multiple lanes. The Roundabout Sign Roundabouts ahead are marked with a Roundabout sign and can either be single-lane or multi-lane roundabouts. The roundabout sign means Slow Down, prepare to Give … Read More