What are the 3 traffic lights?

What are the 3 traffic lights?

Red light on: This tells drivers to stop. Green light on: This means the driver can start driving or keep driving. Yellow light on: This tells drivers to stop when it is safe to, because the light is about to turn red.

Should you slow down at traffic lights?

They are supposed to be timed with regard to speed limits. If this is not a wind-up (and I sincerely hope it is!), it should be blindingly obvious that approaching a green light you should do a sustained change into a lower gear, back off the throttle slightly and be prepared to stop!

Can I cross on yellow light?

A: There is no limit to the number of cars that can pass on a yellow light but one should ensure that he stops before the zebra crossing on seeing the yellow light. One can safely pass through the intersection if the yellow light is displayed after the motorist has already entered the intersection.

When you see a yellow signal light you should?

YELLOW—A yellow signal light warns you that the red signal is about to appear. When you see the yellow light, you should stop, if you can do so safely. If you can’t stop, look out for vehicles that may enter the intersection when the light changes.

Do you clutch then brake?

Driving slowly, clutch then brake when stopping. Driving faster, brake then clutch down.

Do you put handbrake on at traffic lights?

You can hold the car at traffic lights with the foot brake, but you’ll wear out your clutch quicker if you hold the car for extended periods by balancing the clutch and accelerator.

Should you slow down at a green light?

Everyone should slow down a bit when they’re approaching an intersection, because you never know what might happen. A light might suddenly change, or a pedestrian or bicyclist could dart out in front of you.

What happens if you hold the clutch too long?

Explanation: Holding the clutch down or staying in neutral for too long will cause your vehicle to freewheel. This is known as ‘coasting’ and it’s dangerous, because it reduces your control of the vehicle.

Is hitting the kerb a fail?

Many learners assume that hitting the kerb while performing a manoeuvre will result in an instant fail, but again it’s not entirely true. While mounting the kerb – or crashing into it hard – will be marked down as a major, a simple touch or clip during a manoeuvre (like turning in the road) is only classed as a minor.

Should I go into neutral at traffic lights?

Leave your car in gear at a red light As well as wearing out your leg muscles, you’re also putting needless strain on the clutch. It’s much better to put your car in neutral and apply the handbrake to keep it stationary. When you put your car in neutral, the clutch is spared unnecessary wear and tear.

How do you predict yellow light?

Turning Left Or Right & The Light Goes Yellow If you are turning right or left at an intersection, the same rules apply. If the light goes yellow on approach, then you should stop behind the white line, as long as it is safe to do so.

How do you approach green lights?

Green means proceed through the intersection carefully. Fairly straight forward. Don’t change, don’t change, don’t change…. it changed!