Topics Covered• Lane Discipline & Lane Changing• Roundabouts• Major & Minor Roads• Right of Way• Reversing & Parking
Three-Lane System Bus Lane LMV, 2W, 3W Overtaking Lane
Two-Lane System HMV+ LMV Overtaking Lane
How to Change Lanes• Look in the mirror.• Signal (indicator lever on your right).• Look in the mirror again & over your shoulder.• Change lane.
Before Overtaking You Must Ensure• Is overtaking safe?• Is overtaking really necessary?• Is overtaking allowed ?• Is any vehicle coming behind is trying to overtake you?
Steps in Overtaking 10) Resume Speed 9) Move Left 8) Signal Left 7) Accelerate 6) Communicate 5) Move Right 4) Signal Right 3) Check Behind 2) Check Ahead 1) Stay Back
Click for Film“Cornering & Overtaking”
Learning from the Film1. While turning why should we take a larger radius?2. What should be the minimum distance between two parked vehicles?
What is a roundabout?• An intersection with a central traffic island is called a roundabout.• Give way to vehicles already in the roundabout. Cont…..
Major & Minor Roads
Major & Minor Roads• Major roads are wider roads such as of highways.• Minor roads are narrow roads connected to major roads.
Major & Minor Roads• Traffic on major roads should be given priority in comparison to traffic on minor roads.• If the vehicle of minor road approaches a major road, it must stop and should enter only when it is safe to do so.
Right of Way
Emergency Vehicles• Give way to ambulance, fire brigade, police vehicle or vehicles with red-blue flashing lights.• Do not try to overtake or follow these vehicles.
Right of WayVehicles that are moving uphill always have the right of way
Reversing• Use your mirrors before beginning the reverse.• Turn around for vision on all sides.• Make sure there are no pedestrians on the road behind you.• In case of doubt, step down from the vehicle.• Never reverse from side road on to a main road
Parking on Slope
Click for Film“Reversing & Parking”
Learning from the Film1. Which is the type of Parking shown in the film?2. What are the various precautions you will observe while reversing?