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Crawler lane

May 24, 2011

Ridgeway crawler lane (large version)

We have received a few comments about the relief road crawler lane and have been asked how it should be used during peak times, when the volume of traffic merging from two lanes into one leads to some short delays.

The Highway Code advises that where crawler lanes are provided, these should be used by slower-moving vehicles so that vehicles behind wishing to overtake can do so, and that drivers should be aware of signage and road markings which indicate when the lane is about to end.

It also advises that where a right-hand lane is used for overtaking, after completing the manoeuvre, drivers should move back to the left-hand lane as soon as it is safe to do so. (more…)

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