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What road markings mean

How to change lanes safely

Video: Merging lanes safely

Indicate with enough time to warn others

Giving way when changing lanes

Changing lanes vs zip merging


How to change lanes safely


Monitor traffic

Watch the flow of traffic for a safe gap.

Indicate safely

Use your indicator to show that you’re planning to move.

Check mirrors

Check your rear view and side mirrors.

Do a head check

Look over your shoulder to check your blind spot.

Change lanes smoothly

Move smoothly into the lane at a suitable speed.

Merging lanes safely

This video shows how to merge and change lanes safely.

Changing lanes vs Zip merging


Changing lanes

Green vehicle must give way to blue vehicle on the right.

Zip merging

Blue vehicle must give way to green vehicle on the left.