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Traffic signal control the flow of cars and pedestrians to improve safety and access to roads. You ought to drive at a speed that gives you time to respond if the traffic control change.

If you go through a yellow or red traffic control, you may receive an infringement notice. The notification could either be from a law enforcement officer or show up in the mail for a camera-detected offence.

You may drive through a flashing yellow light or arrow with care. You have to apply the give method rules to prevent clashing with other cars.

You must not drive past the stop line on the road at a red traffic light or, if there is no stop line, the traffic light.

You should not drive in the direction of the red parking lot traffic lights arrow past the stop line at the traffic light or, if there is no stop line, the traffic control.

You should stop on a yellow light, unless it is risky to do so. The yellow light is not the end of the green light stage– it is the start of the red light stage.

If it's safe to stop, you must not drive past the stop line at the yellow traffic control or, if there is no stop line, the traffic light.

If it's unsafe to stop– such as being close to the light when it alters from green to yellow– you may proceed through the yellow light.

You can drive past the green traffic signal or arrow, as long as the crossway is clear.

Example of green traffic light or arrow– the green light is illuminated in the bottom left, with the green arrow illuminated in the bottom right

If you remain in a bus lane driving a bus, taxi, limousine, or riding a bike, you might drive/ride past the white B light.

If the light is green and there are automobiles approaching from the opposite direction, you can progress into the crossway past the stop line if you can do so safely.

If there is a safe gap in oncoming traffic, you might complete the right turn. If you're in the crossway and the approaching traffic continues until the lights turn yellow or red, you must finish the turn on the yellow or traffic signal.

You can just make a U-turn at traffic control when there is a U-turn allowed indication. When you are doing a U-turn, you must pave the way to all other vehicles and pedestrians– even if other vehicles are dealing with a provide method or stop sign.

At crossways without traffic control or at breaks in the centre island of the road, you must not do a U-turn if there is a no U-turn indication.

You must likewise refrain from doing a U-turn:

- throughout a single or double continuous centre line - across a continuous centre line to the left of a damaged line - over a painted island in the centre of the roadway.

To safely make a U-turn, you must:

- have a clear view of approaching traffic - complete the turn without obstructing the totally free motion of traffic - offer way to all automobiles and pedestrians.

You must not travel in a lane marked with a lit up red diagonal cross or pass a traffic sign above a lane displaying a red diagonal cross.

If an illuminated red diagonal cross is flashing above your lane, you need to leave the lane as quickly as it's safe to do so.

If there is an overhead lane control gadget above the roadway, you can drive in a lane if there's a:

- white, green or yellow arrow pointing downwards– or in a certain direction– above the lane - speed limitation sign above the lane.

These consist of lights controlling junctions and pedestrian crossings.

Traffic control are three lights vertically stacked, red at top, amber in middle, and green at bottom. In addition a filter arrow may accompany at the bottom, at either side.

A red light means 'stop'. If the light is red as you approach it, you must not surpass the stop line at that light or, if there is no stop line, beyond the light.

A thumbs-up indicates you might go on if the method is clear. Take unique care if you mean to turn left or right and provide way to pedestrians who are crossing. A green light is not an access, it is a licence to proceed with care.


A thumbs-up is not a right of method, it is a licence to proceed with care.

An amber light implies that you must not go beyond the stop line or, if there is no stop line, beyond the light. Nevertheless, you might go on if you are so near to the line or the light when the amber light first appears that stopping would be harmful.

A green arrow (also known as a filter light) indicates that you might carry on in the instructions of the arrow, presuming it is safe and the way is clear, even if a red light is also revealing.

If you wish to turn right at a set of traffic control that has an arrow to the right, drive into the junction when you see a thumbs-up, making sure not to block any approaching traffic. Then, when it is safe, finish your turn. You need to just wait for the filter arrow for turning right when you remain in the junction and if it would be harmful to finish your turn before the filter light appears.

A flashing amber arrow pointing left can appear at a junction with another road. It indicates that you may move on past the traffic signal, however just if you first pave the way to traffic already coming through the junction on the other roadway. image reveals a flashing amber light.

Keep in mind that a flashing amber light at a pelican crossing methods you must yield to pedestrians. See pedestrian lights in the Guidelines for pedestrians section.


You ought to always approach traffic signal at a speed that will permit you to stop if the amber light appears.

A red light revealing a figure of a cyclist implies that the cyclist must stop at the traffic light.

A thumbs-up revealing a figure of a bicyclist implies the bicyclist might move beyond the light as long as this does not put other roadway users in risk.

A flashing thumbs-up or an amber light showing a figure of a cyclist implies the bicyclist might not cross the road unless they had started crossing when there was a steady thumbs-up showing a figure of a bicyclist.


Cyclists - you must comply with the traffic control and may just continue past a green traffic signal if it is safe to do so.

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