Back to Previous PagePrevious
General do's and don't's of U-turns.
ForwardNext Page
 

The general rule is: You may make a U- turn if it can be done safely, from the left lane of your side of the road.
Here are the general do's and don't's of U-turns. 

1. Begin the U-turn in the center left turn lane
a. if no vehicle is approaching closed than 200 ft, 
or whenever a traffic sign/signal protects you from vehicles that are close.
2. At an intersection at a green light unless posted. 
An illegal U-turn is committed when/if: you cross a curb, or strip of land, or two sets of double lines marking a center divider --except through an opening provided for turns. You cannot see clearly 200 feet in each direction, because of a curve, hill rain, fog, or other reason. Where it is posted "No U-turn" When other vehicles may hit you. On a one-way street. In a business district except at intersections or through openings in a concrete divider. 
When you are unable to make a U- Turn, make a three point turn as shown here. 
 

 

 

 Continue by clicking here

 

Official Links
 
Feedback

 

You can click on the safety tips for more information.

 

You can click on the safety tips for more information.
HOME E-Mail Us Sign Our Guestbook..... .

This site is meant to enhance your learning of the Rules of the Road and is not intended to replace the Drivers Manual supplied by the Motor Vehicle Department of your State. Send mail to web master with questions or comments about this web site.

Copyright 1998 GoLocalnet Last modified: July 1, 1999