Castletown School of Motoring News Turning Right & Left.

Turning Right & Left.

When you sit your driving test, it is really common that pupils fail because of lack of good practice turning right, left & at junctions. What the RSA are looking for is the following routine:
– When approaching a junction with a Stop Sign, you must look at Rear Mirror, Signal, look at Wing Mirror & Manoeuvre in good time. Known as (MSMM) routine. Regardless if it is clear to proceed or not, you must look right, left & right again before moving off.
– When approaching a Yield sign or a Yield line, you must use your MSM routine. Watch out for your position, slow down in good time & come down on appropriate gear. Then you will have to Look in the junction, Assess & Decide, Known as (MSM-PSG-LAD) routine, you do not have to Stop completely unless there is some oncoming traffic coming either from your Right or left.
– If you are at a junction where the roads are of equal importance, the traffic on your right has the right of way. You must let the traffic pass before moving off. It is important to understand that the right of way is an absolute right. You must procced with caution while slowing regard for other road users. If in doubt do not proceed.
– If you are turning right on a major road to a minor road, the oncoming traffic that are going straight or turning left have the right of way. You must wait for other road users to proceed.
– While turning on other direction, you must watch for pedestrians already crossing at the junction, pedestrian zebra or crossing, pelican crossing when the amber light is flashing.
If you are going for your driving test or if you have been unsuccessful with your previous driving test, As an Approved Driver Instructor ADI I can help you to build up your confidence to get a pass your driving test coming. Pre-test driving lessons with Castletown school of Motoring can assess and identify under developed areas in your driving, which will give you more road experience and confidence to be successful on the day
, to become a safer & confident driver. For further help you can contact us on:
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