- 1 How fast should a driver proceed past a school bus with its flashing amber lights on?
- 2 What do you do when bus lights are flashing?
- 3 Can you go around a school bus if the stop sign is not out?
- 4 What must a driver do at a flashing yellow light?
- 5 What does it mean if a school bus has flashing amber lights flashing?
- 6 When can I overtake a bus?
- 7 What should you do if you are driving nearest stopped school bus with flashing lights?
- 8 What does it mean when a school bus is stopped and it’s red lights are flashing?
- 9 When you come to a four way stop who has the right away?
- 10 What does a yellow blinking light mean?
- 11 What does a blinking yellow turn light mean?
- 12 What happens if you run a yellow light and it turns red?
How fast should a driver proceed past a school bus with its flashing amber lights on?
The driver of a vehicle on a 2-lane highway or private road meeting, from either direction, any school bus that is flashing amber lights must reduce the speed of the vehicle to no more than 20 mph and proceed past the bus with caution.
What do you do when bus lights are flashing?
Lights flash on buses to warn motorists that buses are picking up and dropping off children. By law, a driver must not overtake or pass a bus with flashing lights at more than 40km/h. Lights begin to flash when the bus stops and the doors open, and they keep flashing for about 20 seconds after the doors close. 5
Can you go around a school bus if the stop sign is not out?
On roads with no raised dividers, all traffic must stop when a school bus stops. Cars can pass the school bus after the stop sign is no longer out, the school bus has begun driving or the bus driver signals you can pass.
What must a driver do at a flashing yellow light?
Flashing Yellow–A flashing yellow traffic signal light warns you to “PROCEED WITH CAUTION.” Slow down and be alert before entering the intersection. Yield to any pedestrians, bicyclists, or vehicles in the intersection. You do not need to stop for a flashing yellow traffic signal light.
What does it mean if a school bus has flashing amber lights flashing?
If you see flashing yellow lights, that means the school bus is about to stop. If you’re going the opposite direction, though, passing a school bus with flashing yellow lights is okay. If you see flashing red lights, that means the bus has stopped and is loading or unloading students.
When can I overtake a bus?
Only ever overtake the bus if you have enough room to move back over into lane and not so that you remain alongside the bus. It’s not generally necessary to indicate to the right when waiting behind a bus as it’s usually clear to other road users that you are waiting for the bus to move off or overtake it.
What should you do if you are driving nearest stopped school bus with flashing lights?
When a school bus is stopped and flashing its red lights, drivers approaching from both directions must stop. This is because children are being loaded or unloaded. The drivers cannot proceed until the bus begins moving, or the bus driver signals to let vehicles pass, or the red lights are no longer flashing.
What does it mean when a school bus is stopped and it’s red lights are flashing?
FLASHING RED LIGHTS ON SCHOOL BUSES MEANS OTHER VEHICLES MUST STOP. A school bus stops to drop off children. These flashing lights mean the bus is picking up or discharging students and you need to STOP even on divided and multi-lane highways.
When you come to a four way stop who has the right away?
Almost every driver has had this experience: You arrive at a four-way stop at the same time another car arrives at the stop from a different direction, and a moment of confusion ensues for each driver as they ask themselves, “who has the right of way at a four way stop?” The correct answer is: Drivers should yield to
Any flashing yellow signal means drivers are to slow down and proceed through the intersection with caution. A flashing red signal means motorists should come to a complete stop before proceeding.
When illuminated, this flashing yellow arrow means a vehicle is allowed to cautiously enter an intersection only to make the turn indicated by the arrow, but the driver must first yield to oncoming traffic and pedestrians, then proceed with caution.
What happens if you run a yellow light and it turns red?
If the yellow light turns red while you are in the intersection, you may once again, receive a ticket for failing to stop at a yellow light. Doing so should ensure you never see a ticket for passing through a yellow light.