Crown Copyright. He drove in the right front of our car. Do people on horse back have to go round a roundabout the right way and follow the one way system. This adds fuel to the fire I started earlier, if the examiners and instructors cant even get it right, then how is the next generation supposed to. My Little Pony: Friendship Is Magic is an animated television series produced by Hasbro as part of the My Little Pony toy franchise, which is tied in with the 2010 relaunch of dolls and play sets and original programming for the American children's cable channel Discovery Family (formerly Hub Network). Hi Adlam full of mental distress or uneasiness because of fear of danger or misfortune; greatly worried; solicitous/ earnestly desirous; eager. He then tried to exit at the same time as I did although I had clearly signalled I was exiting the roundabout. Synonyms for very long include lengthy, long-winded, protracted, diffuse, interminable, overlong, discursive, long, prolix and tedious. being free of or relieved from tension or anxiety. My final assessment is 70% cam driver 30% other. having an excessively favorable opinion of one’s self or abilities. 186 "When taking any intermediate exit, unless signs or markings indicate otherwise select the appropriate lane on approach to and on the roundabout". If there's only 1 lane off then use the 12 o'clock rule https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/appendix-roundabouts I had some idiot do this to me close to a light controlled junction, I had just turned left at the lights & within about 50 yards, had to make a left into a side road. PS, If you don't know the exit then you should treat it as a 5th exit ( standard roundabout ) and come about rather then cut across. As far as I understand it, the Beetle has broken the law by cutting in front of you, and thus created this dangerous situation. containing or exemplifying irony; coincidental; unexpected. Driver (A) saw the gap in the traffic when the tipper truck moved forward - Unfortunately driver (A) had been stuck in the traffic on the roundabout for a long time because the traffic in that area was unusually congested on that day, due to a local collision elsewhere. I believe that if roundabouts were simply treated as a series of T junctions, most things would fall into place quite logically - ie until you enter the roundabout you are still on the 'minor' road and must give way to anyone on the 'main' road'. to take the 2nd exit. Hi, I would be interested in feedback on an incident I had on a roundabout. that exit isn't wide enough for two cars, never mind a bus (8'4" and a car 6'6" approx). When the U.S. House of Representatives gathered Wednesday to debate the second impeachment of President Donald Trump, following the violent insurrection at the U.S. Capitol last week, it was a war of masks as much as a war of words. Other dude was in left lane intending to turn right. To other driver.. WTF. If there are, then it depends on the road markings whether you have to use the left, right or either if you are going straight ahead. Des - the Highway Code does not say “Give way to what’s already on the roundabout”. serious or solemn; feeling of threatening a seriously bad outcome or involving serious issues; critical. Lorry (A) has now refused to accept responsibility for ripping off my wing mirror and is sending me a bill for damage allegedly caused to the articulated lorry (A) I know the accident did not result in any damage to lorry (A) as it was not even going at slow walking pace when it ripped off my wing mirror but I would like to know how I stand on this argument of fault and likelihood of blame if I am unable to provide a witness eventually although I am trying hard to locate lorry (B) driver.. Have the priority rules for UK traffic circles changed? Left lane for straight on. Correction, whilst sitting in the drivers seat, not passenger seat. Would they have really added any safety. Now you’re saying I should give way to anything to my right. I'm not from Scotland, here you just have to indicate if you want to exit... You are right Ilya, the middle bit of the roundabout IS NOT part of the highway and may not be used to negotiate a roundabout, the charge faced is driving without due care and attention, and besides the only reason to use the middle bit is if a person carried to much speed onto the roundabout, which means they did not anticipate the obstruction correctly. Hey! What am I lacking in?” She replied, “All those attributes are what men use to lure mistresses. wil have to post a separate conclusion wish the windowwas bigger. Chris you have me agreeing with John, hoe dare you lol, seriously jonh is correct roundabouts have not changed, its peoples driving that has changed and as I said driving standards have gone downhill, roundabouts are simple but cause more misunderstandings then anything, I am doing studies into why this is and my main understanding of why is simply they way people are taught, Chris you should continueto use roundabouts the way you have been doing as I say again you are correct. The car in front of me wanted to go forward - from a left only lane - went into the roundabout just few meters and stop to give way to another car. That is not what I said at all, clearly all traffic from the right has right of way both when they are on the roundabout and on the approach, I have also said if you do not intend to wait then you must clear their path else you are at fault. Seeing as diffident can be used as a tone word…timid could certainly be used as a word to describe an author’s tone. Driver (A) was probably feeling frustrated and as soon as a gap in the traffic appeared, he decided to move quickly to the left lane in front of me, without indicating or considering my stationary vehicle to his left. Also, read...https://www.nidirect.gov.uk/articles/appendix-roundabouts where the 12 0'clock rule is explained. Cam guy says he braked and sounded his horn - but buses don't stop on a sixpence, even moreso if he's got passengers on board, better to have a slight prang than throw everyone out of their seats. A roundabout is a traffic circle or rotary it is also a revolving device in children's playgrounds. if its to exit on lanes 1 or 2 and you take the approach for exit 3+, as long as you follow the highway code and follow the road about all the way round for a full lap and then exit (e.g. given to examining one’s own sensory and perceptual experiences. The other thing is that because a corner is blind does not give a driver an excuse to not show due care and attention, neither does any blind corner, regardless of what is blinding you ( natural or otherwise, the key words are due care and due attention, if the corner is blind then you must assume it is not safe until you know otherwise and if that means going slow then you just have to go slow. tending to provoke, excite, or stimulate; inciting, stimulating, irritating, or vexing. Left lane is for 1st and 2nd exits, only diff is on 1st exit you indicate on approach, 2nd exit you only indicate after 1st exit, 2nd lane is for exits 3rd or coming about indicating right on approach. 2 - the failure of many drivers to indicate their intentions, as to which exit they might, or might not, be taking,. pps, look again at the highway code the diagram shows 2 arrows side by side, first arrow taking 1st and 2nd exit, 2nd arrow on the inside ( right side of approach ), taking 3rd exit, and guess what no road markings on that picture either. fearful or uneasiness about something that might happen. You would need to give an example and describe what you mean by the wrong lane. he is clearly following the rules of the road - as shown in the sections at the end of the clip. I believe that Emergency Vehicle have to obey the rules of the road, so a Police car suddenly entering a roundabout without giving way, which might result in you having to do an emergency stop, which also results in the car behind you hitting the rear of your vehicle, is culpable as the cause of the accident, and the car behind is also culpable. How can the right lane be appropriate if you still have vehicles on your left & have to stop to avoid collision? As in for the junction or to have a picnic/sleep. In reality, the rule regarding box junctions is applicable to all junctions. If a roundabout has 4 exits, including the one you are entering on, with the other 3 to the left, straight across and right respectively, and you have 2 lanes entering into the roundabout, which lane do you use to take the second exit, i.e. not likely to fall or give way, as a structure, support; steady. not confident, assured, or free from hesitancy; not clearly or precisely determined; indefinite; unknown. Just to add - I only passed my test a couple of months ago! inclined to find fault or to judge with severity. The other driver was clearly a boy racer and prob only tried it because of your gender, on your side is the fact the other driver was behind you at the start of the manoeuvre and as such should have simply followed you off the roundabout at the very least by virtue of the fact he was behind you, it was the other drivers responsibility to make sure of your intent before crossing your path, on the bad side if you did not indicate or road markings stated that you had to leave at that junction because of your road position then that makes the other drivers case a very strong one because in that case you would have come across lanes, esp if he saw you enter the roundabout and would have based his/her assessment on your entry lane onto the roundabout. Every entrance has a yield sign for approach vehicles.” strangely diabolical or cruel; monstrous; delighting in the revolting. Therefore, to go straight ahead, you take whichever lane you are in on entry. Get in touch with the CPU ( crown prosectuion service ) to find out if the other driver is being done for anything at all, they might not say but it wont hurt to ask. Check your facts before mouthing, ie actually read the Highway Code. having or showing great excitement and interest. A systematic collection of laws or statutes: It is difficult to give you a definative answer because it really depends on what the other driver said, if they put there hands up to being partially responsible then as no one was injured its a simple he said/she said insurance thing, I rather suspect the other party was sticking the knife in and twisting it is the main reason for this prosecution. On a normal roundabout, I would take the right lane and exit and there shouldn't be anyone to my left but in this case there is usually a line of traffic to my left when the lights change and so I attempt to merge-in-turn with the middle lane to the right lane of the exit. We were still on the outer lane and just stayed in our lane to get to the 3rd exit. It is interesting that people who think that there are absolute rules are more likely to have a collision simply because they are NOT planning for the unexpected, and ask any driver in any large city, leeds .. london .. manchester etc, you always plan for the unexpected and after a while come to expect it. the list is endless, but dvla is partly at fault because they dont do retests which should be done every 10 years, and people who fail should have their licence removed until they pass. Hello Mandy, on a non standard roundabout just come all the way around the roundabout passing your exit once. of, pertaining to, or characterized by ceremony; formal; ritual. How do you know that the cam driver didn't signal to leave the roundabout? Of course, I had words about him doing this & he clearly said "there's no law saying I can't". Anyway final analysis 70% cam 30% other,as a driver of a larger vehicle you have the greater responsibility. I was in a roundabout where there were three sets of traffic light, once when approaching, in the middle of the roundabout and at the exit, when i entered the roundabout it was amber, then the second and third was red I was really confused and kept driving without stopping, it that a mistake. characterized by assumption of importance or dignity. The reason was: when we was approaching a mini roundabout, the examiner told me to go to the right. Decide which exit you need to take as early as possible, Use the appropriate signal at the optimal time to inform other road users of your intentions, Adjust your speed and position to the traffic conditions, Remain aware of the speed and position of the traffic around you, Always give priority to the traffic coming from the right, unless you have been directed otherwise by signs, road markings or traffic lights, Check if the road markings allow you to proceed without giving way (always look right before joining just in case), Watch out for other road users on the roundabout, Check the traffic has moved off in front of you before you proceed to enter the roundabout, Signal left and approach the exit in the left hand lane, Keep to the left on the roundabout and signal left to leave, Signal right and approach the exit in the right hand lane, Keep to the right on the roundabout until you need to change lanes to reach your exit, Signal left after you have passed the exit before the one you intend to take, Select the appropriate lane on approach to the roundabout, Stay in the lane until you need to alter your lane to exit, Signal left after you have passed the exit before the one you want to take, Pedestrians crossing the approach and exit roads, Traffic crossing in front of you on the roundabout (look for vehicles intending to leave at the next exit), Traffic straddling lanes or positioned incorrectly (it happens more than you think! I do have a question which the highway code isn't clear on though, if I join the round about at 6 o'clock and I want to go to 3rd exit at 3 o'clock (in right lane) but at 9 o'clock another car joins the round about to exit the same exit as me but pulls out so she's almost next to me on the left lane in the round about still,who's fault would it be if I took my exit at the same time as the car who joined at 9 o'clock (even though I joined before her,me at 6 o'clock and her at 9)???? I hope you got me..:-). characterized by intense feeling; passionate; fervent; intensely devoted, eager, or enthusiastic; zealous; vehement; fierce. ostentatious in one’s learning; overly concerned with minute details, esp. At not time did I say, and noether does the Highway Code, that all roundabout should be treated as having two lanes at entry. alias (n.) a temporarily assumed name, other than one's real name. 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