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When there are three lanes on a freeway: When there are three lanes on a freeway:

  • A. The right lane is for avoiding most traffic.

  • B. The right lane is reserved for overtaking.

  • C. The right lane is for emergency vehicles only.

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    The correct answer is B
     
    Correct. To ensure the best traffic flow, only use the right hand lane and middle lane for overtaking. Hogging the right hand lane causes frustration for other drivers
     
 
 
 

Lane choice on a freeway

The usual driving lane is the left-hand lane on a freeway, motorway or dual carriageway so that faster vehicles can overtake you if they want to. There are situations, though, where you may move into the right-hand lane:

Before you move into the right-hand lane remember to check your mirrors, indicate, check your blind spot, then manoeuvre.

To ensure the best traffic flow, only use the right hand lane and middle lane for overtaking. Hogging the right hand lane causes frustration for other drivers