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Positioning in traffic

Positioning in traffic Roundabouts Don't go around the outside unless you are turning left. Buses Left turns Parked vehicles Right turns at junctions Turning right Don't follow too closely as you might have to pull out sharply if the bus stops. Stay close to the left-hand side of the road with the wheels turned slightly. Leave extra room for pedestrians and opening doors. Move over to the right-hand side of the road for your turn to move off. Leave room for vehicles to pass on your left.

The way you position the car can help to supplement the information given by the direction indicators as to the way you intend to go.

However, in towns and other dense traffic situations, it is not always possible to place the car exactly where you'd like - it may be necessary to move away from the ideal position to make room for other traffic so that you avoid causing a jam.