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NEVER drive faster than weather or road conditions allow Always slow down On narrow winding roads At intersections or railroad crossings On hills At sharp or blind curves Where there are pedestrians or driving hazards When the road is wet or slippery
School Zones, Business or Residential Districts Suburban business and residential districts
Non-posted rural roadways Certain State Highways and Interstates
Certain Interstate highways **Motorists pay double fines for exceeding the 65mph limit by 10 miles per hour or more.
Motorist MUST yield to traffic already traveling on main road before moving into proper lane OBEY posted advisory Speed Limits Speed up to the flow of traffic Avoid coming to a complete stop in acceleration lane Yield to traffic and enter the right-hand lane when safe
Right on Red: Unless a No Turn on Red Sign is posted NJ authorizes a Right Turn on Red after a motorists come to complete stop and checks for traffic Right Turns: Should approach as far right as possible and DO NOT cross diving line
Motorist should always watch for signs when leaving a highway, parkway, or turnpike Start Slowing down when entering deceleration lane Obey the posted advisory speed limit of the deceleration lane When the exit is located on the left of roadway, look for signs that will direct traffic to the proper lane for exiting If you miss an exit, go to the next one Never back up on an exit ramp or deceleration ramp
Weave Lane: Both and entrance and exit for express lane. Motorists that are entering expressway must yield right-of-way to the motorist leaving expressway Disabled vehicles Construction: Stay alert for construction- area warning signs Toll Booths: Stay alert for toll booth signs and begin reducing speed early, as traffic may be backed up at booth Curves: Slow down before entering a curve
BOTH Solid: NO Passing ONE center line is broken: DO NOT pass when line is solid Both center lines are broken: Passing is ALLOWED on both sides.
Pass ONLY when safe Should not pass when: On a hill or curve At a street crossing or intersection At a railroad crossing On narrow bridges or in underpass tunnels When a sign prohibits passing or center lines restrict passing When behind the vehicle that has stopped to let a pedestrian cross
NJ Laws requires motorists to keep to the right, except when passing
Emergency vehicles: Police Cars, Fire Engines and Ambulances are flashing lights Buses: when re-entering traffic flow Postal Vehicles: vehicle is seeking to re-enter traffic flow Pedestrians: when in crosswalk Motorized or mobility-assistance devices: when in crosswalk Other vehicles that are already in the intersection
Yield to Pedestrians in Crosswalk Walk for Pedestrians when turning right on red Obey Speed Limits Do not block or park in crosswalks Keep windshields clean Never pass another pedestrian that has stopped to yield a pedestrian
Controlled: Traffic Signals or Signs Uncontrolled: When 2 or more roads join and there is no traffic signal or regulatory device Blind: Buildings, parked vehicles, or bushes that may obstruct motorists line of site
Traffic Circle: No set rules for driving into a traffic circle When a motorist is in doubt he/she should exercise extreme caution and remember the basic rules governing any uncontrolled intersection