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Changing lanes

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

Overtaking

How your learner can change lanes safely

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Monitor traffic

Watch the flow of traffic for a safe gap.
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Indicate safely

They should indicate to show that they’re planning to move.
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Check mirrors

Check their rear view and side mirrors.
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Do a head check

Look over their shoulder to check their blind spot.
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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

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Changing lanes

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

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