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- To legally and safely turn left at an intersection with traffic signals (traffic lights).
- In a 50–60km/h zone.
- On a two-way road with a 90-degree turn at an intersection that has traffic signals.
The driver should
- Check the mirrors (inside and outside).
- Check blind spot for traffic by looking over shoulder.
- Indicate left for at least three seconds before starting to turn.
- Select the left lane, or position the vehicle to the left of the lane.
- Search well ahead through the intersection for hazards.
- Slow the vehicle down before the intersection.
- If the signal is yellow or red, bring the vehicle to a complete stop at the limit line or behind other traffic.
- When the signal is green, check around the corner and continue when it’s safe to do so.
- Give way to pedestrians and other vehicles if required.
- Keep the vehicle in the correct position in the lane throughout the turn (no less than 1 metre and no more than 2 metres from the kerb).
- Drive at an appropriate speed throughout the turn.
- Check the mirrors again when turn completed.
- Accelerate to an appropriate speed after completing the turn.
- Perform the tasks at least three times.