A flush median is marked using diagonally painted white stripes in the middle of a road. They can give you a safe place to stop and wait for a gap in the traffic.
Find a main road that has a side road to turn into and out of, with a flush median in the centre of the main road. Try this out at a time when there is a steady, but not heavy, flow of traffic.
Flush medians can be used when you want to turn off a main road but don’t want to hold up traffic. You wouldn't normally drive in them, but when you want to turn off they can come in handy.
Using a flush median to turn right off a main road, you’ll need to:
Using a flush median to turn onto a main road
Flush medians can also be used when traffic is heavy and you're trying to turn onto a main road. You can wait on the flush median until there’s a safe gap for you to join the flow of traffic.
Before you pull onto the flush median, check:
Once you're on the flush median and waiting to merge left, make sure you:
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