What does a large diamond painted in a lane mean?

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What does a large diamond painted in a lane mean?

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answered Jan 8 by 15thgear (26,230 points)
A large diamond painted in a lane means the lane is reserved for use by high occupancy vehicles.

High Occupancy Vehicle (HOV) lanes are identified by a painted diamond in the lane.

These lanes are reserved for carpools or multiple passenger (two or more occupancy) vehicles, such as buses.

A lane with a bicycle painted means the lane is reserved for bicycles.

To use the 4 second rule you pick a stationary object on the side of the road.

Then note when the car that is in front of you passes it and then count the seconds until you do.

To reduce risk of a collision it's safest to stay 3 to 4 seconds behind that car that is in front of you.

The single biggest cause of crashes out on the road is driver error followed by distracted driving, impaired driving, speeding and fatigued driving and aggressive driving.

The reason cars can't accelerate on ice is due to the coefficient of friction between the ice and the tire.

The ice is also slippery and there's not enough traction so the tires can also slip on the ice and spin out.

When cars are on dry pavement they can accelerate or decelerate due to the friction that is between the tires and road.

At 60 mph it takes 292 feet for a car to stop.

At 70 mph you can stop a car at about 315 feet which is what it takes to come to a complete stop from 70 mph.

Rolling stops are not legal in any state for any vehicle.

In all states Rolling Stops are always illegal.

It's called a California Rolling Stop as it's a very common traffic violation that occurs in California where people fail to come to a complete stop at stop signs.

California Rolling Stop means to fail to come to a complete stop at a stop sign and go through it at a speed of 5 MPH or less.

It's both a California stop or California Roll and a rolling stop as rolling stops are called California Rolls as they are a common traffic violation in California.

A rolling stop in California is 1 point and also can result in a $238.00 fine and the point is automatically reported to your insurance company.

To suspend your license in CA you need 4 points in 1 year or 6 points in 2 years or 8 points in 3 years.

A DUI in California is 2 points and you cannot go to traffic school for a DUI in California to remove the points.

You can remove points from your license in California by taking a defensive driving course or going to traffic school.

You can also take an online traffic school course in California to help remove points from your license.

Car insurance in California goes up as much as 35 percent after a speeding ticket in California.

California does give points for out of state tickets if they find out you have gotten a traffic ticket out of state.

The amount of points you can have in a year in California is 4 points.

In 2 years you can have 6 points and 8 points in 3 years in California and if you have too many points in California in a short time your drivers license can be suspended.

A speeding ticket stays on your record in California for 3 years.

The speeding ticket can be used against you for 3 years and then after 3 years the speeding ticket cannot be used against you.

The cost of a speeding ticket in California varies depending on how fast you were going over the speed limit.

If you were only going 1 to 15 MPH over the speed limit then the speed ticket in California would be $35.00 and if you go 26 + MPH and over then the speeding ticket can be as much as $100.00 to $500.00

Traffic school does not remove points in California although going through traffic school can help to get the points removed and traffic school can also help you lower your auto insurance premiums as well.

You can turn right on red in California as long as there is a NO TURN ON RED sign posted for the light.

You must stop at the stop or limit line and then yield for pedestrians and cars and then turn right on red when safe.

A full stop in California does not have a time minimum although a full stop in California and other states is at least 1 to 2 seconds before proceeding if safe to do so.

Another name for a rolling stop is a California Roll.

The ticket for not making a complete stop in California is $238.00

A rolling stop ticket in California is $238.00 and you can also get 1 point on your license.

People do rolling stops to maintain speed and to save time.

However rolling stops are dangerous as you can get hit by another car, hit another car or even crash into pedestrians or cyclists or people on skateboards, scooters etc.

A rolling stop in California is 1 point on your driver's license in California and is automatically reported to your insurance company and you can also get a fine of $238.00

The difference between a rolling stop and a full stop is that during a rolling stop a vehicle continues slowly through a stop light and intersection without actually stopping and with a full stop the vehicle comes to a complete stop and then proceeds when it's safe to do so.

The speed of a rolling stop is 5 mph or less.

Rolling stops are not legal in the US and can get you a ticket and it's also dangerous as another car or vehicle in the intersection could crash into your vehicle.

A rolling stop means that you don't come to a complete stop at a stop sign.

When a driver comes up to a stop sign and continues driving at a slow speed and goes through the stop sign without stopping they have done a rolling stop.

By definition the rolling stop is when the cars wheels are still in motion and the car is also moving at less than 5 mph.

Rolling stops are illegal and is a traffic violation which if caught you can be pulled over and ticketed.

When you come to a stop sign you must always come to a complete stop and look both ways and then proceed when safe to do so.

Just like at a stop light you must stop and if a blinking red stop light you must come to a complete stop before proceeding.

You can also get ticketed for a rolling stop through a blinking red traffic light.

Blinking red traffic lights are the same meaning as a stop sign.

Rolling stops are also known as a “California Roll” or a “California Stop,” according to Ticket Crushers, a team of attorneys across California, because it's a common traffic offense in the state.

Drivers in a hurry tend to not stop, preferring to simply slow instead, in order to save time.

his can be dangerous and cause an accident, which is why it is against the law.

A rolling stop ticket puts one point on your driving record, but completing traffic school may remove the point from your license.

If you have multiple offenses on your record, the court may order you to attend this program, usually held on evenings or weekends.

When a vehicle comes to a complete stop, it requires more energy to accelerate back to the desired speed.

Rolling stops, where the vehicle slows down but does not come to a complete stop, can reduce the amount of energy needed to accelerate again.

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