What is a weave lane? when the Traffic entering and exiting the expressway uses the same lane. To avoid a conflict, the driver in the car entering from the entrance ramp must yield the right-of-way to the driver in the car who is leaving the expressway. You just studied 13 terms!
Who yields exiting freeway?
Drivers, regardless of the type of lane, must yield right-of-way to approaching traffic, pedestrians, and cyclists when attempting to turn left or right. Similarly, drivers exiting a parking space must yield to those who are travelling through the lane they’re trying to enter.
When there is a weaving lane for both entering and exiting cars on a highway who has the right-of-way?
Traffic entering and exiting the highway must share the weaving lane. A potential threat is posed by two drivers who want to use the same space at the same time. If you are the driver entering the highway, you must yield to the exiting driver.
What are the procedures for using a weave lane?
Give two reasons why cloverleaf interchanges can be hazardous??? Weave lane- use an entrance and exit.
- Search early for your exit.
- Get into proper lane.
- Signal your exit.
- Do not slow down until you get into the deceleration lane.
- Check mirrors and blind spot.
- Exit, cancel your signal and adjust speed.
Should you move over for merging traffic?
When merging drivers should make sure they have enough space to move their vehicle over into the other lane. You will have to judge space between vehicles and the speed of the vehicles.
When merging onto a freeway you should?
C. The posted speed limit for freeway traffic. When merging onto a freeway, you should enter at or near the speed of traffic.
What is the 4 second rule?
The 4 second rule’s main purpose is to ensure drivers stay at least 4 seconds behind the car in front of them. 4 seconds is proven to be the adequate distance to prevent crashes, contradicting previous estimates of 2-3 seconds.
Do you yield to the right or left?
You yield (give up) the right of way to that driver by letting him go first. If you reach an uncontrolled intersection at close to the same time, the vehicle who actually reached the intersection last is the driver who must yield the right of way.
When exiting a highway you should slow down?
Use the deceleration lane and the exit ramp to slow down when leaving the highway. Be sure you obey the speed advisory sign on the exit ramp. Be ready to stop or yield at the end of the ramp. If you miss your exit, DO NOT stop, back up, or try to turn around on the highway.
What are three possible exiting problems?
*Adjust your speed to exit ramp speed and prepare to stop or yield. Remain alert. What are three possible exiting problems?
- Entrance ramps- choosing wrong ramp, short ramp, high walls blocking view ahead.
- Entrance ramp signal lights-you must wait for the green light to go (these are used to space out traffic)
Is it easier to guide your vehicle within the center of your lane if you?
Have you ever tried to gauge where you are in your lane by looking side-to-side? It’s hard. By aiming for the “optical vanishing point” of the road ahead, it is easier to guide your vehicle in the center of the lane.