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Turning Left at Traffic Light

There are many important aspects to driving. One

There are many important aspects to driving. One of the most important is to make a proper left turn at a traffic light. Studies show that this a leading cause of collisions. Here are a few tips in making sure you are handling this safely.

1. As the lead vehicle on a green light you MAY move into the intersection. This is not a legal requirement in Ontario. When moving in make sure your wheels come back to center position. Also ensure you haven't obstructed oncoming vehicles from turning left. Try to move as far to the left as possible for better view. Remember the further in you go the less you see.

2. If dealing with an advanced green ensure you still have access to advance. If the arrow turns yellow or flashing green stops, make a safe stop if possible.