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RULES FOR JOINING THE MOTORWAY 

When joining a motorway you should:

  • Give priority to the traffic already on the motorway before you merge.
  • Look ahead at the traffic on the motorway and match their speed before joining.
  • Once joined, stay in the left lane until you feel comfortable with the motorway speed.
  • Not cross any solid white lines in order to join the motorway.
  • Stay within the slip road lane if it continues onto the motorway as a dedicated lane.
  • Not use the hard shoulder.

RULES FOR DRIVING ON THE MOTORWAY 

When driving on a motorway you should:

  • Look well ahead for any approaching hazards, signs or motorway signals and act within good time.
  • Keep a safe distance from the vehicle in front and increase the following distance depending on weather conditions.
  • Not cross the central reservation.
  • Not reverse.
  • Not drive against the flow of traffic.

MOTORWAY LANE RULES 

When continuing to drive on a motorway you should:

  • Remain in the left hand lane when the road is clear ahead.
  • If over taking slower vehicles, return to the left hand lane once safely passed.
  • It’s illegal to drive on the hard shoulder unless directed to do so by the police or
  • By HA traffic officers in uniform or by motorway signs.

MOTORWAY OVERTAKING

When overtaking when it’s safe and legal to do so you should:

  • Check the appropriate mirrors, the blind spot and signal to allow other vehicles of your intention.
  • Carefully and correctly judge the speed of any approaching vehicles.
  • Allow plenty of room from yourself and the vehicle you have overtaken before moving back over to the left when safe to do so.
  • Only overtake to the right and never the left.

RULES FOR LEAVING THE MOTORWAY AT THE NEXT EXIT

When leaving the motorway you should:

  • Watch for the signs letting you know you are getting near your exit.
  • Move into the left-hand lane well before reaching your exit.
  • Signal left in good time and reduce your speed on the slip road as necessary.
  • Your speed maybe higher than you realise upon exiting 50mph may feel like 30mph.
  • Check your speedometer again and adjust your speed once more.
  • Some slip-roads and link roads have sharp bends, so reduce your speed.

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