What's this about

There are a few things to remember when you drive up to an intersection. By the end of this lesson, you’ll know a handy trick for remembering the steps.

When you're finished, you'll know how to:


Use the memory jogger ‘My Safety Cannot Be Given Away’


Drive up to an intersection and choose a gap in traffic to pull into

Approaching the intersection

When you’re driving up to an intersection, you need to plan where you’re going to go so that your car is in the right place on the road. Watch out for where the turning lanes are marked and choose the correct lane.

Assessing at intersections

Assessing whether it’s safe to go or not takes practice. The important thing is to choose a gap that is safe for you to take.

Am I ready?

Feeling good about this lesson? Tick off the skills you're confident you can do. When you've ticked them all, it might be time to move on to the next lesson.

Next lesson in Basic intersections

Straight ahead at a basic intersection

Along with turning left or right, driving straight ahead is another way you can go through a basic intersection.

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