You are driving on a road with marked lanes and you are in the lane with an arrow showing a left turn only. What must you do? You are driving on a road with marked lanes and you are in the lane with an arrow showing a left turn only. What must you do?

  • A. Turn left

  • B. Turn left or go straight ahead

  • C. Not signal

  •  
    The correct answer is A
     
    Correct. You must follow the left turn arrow
     
 
 
 

Direction arrows

If the arrow only shows a left turn, then you must only turn left. If the arrow shows straight ahead as well as left, then you can go straight ahead. You must not turn right if you have either of these signs.

left turn only left turn or straight ahead sign

When you make a left turn check that you are not squeezing the room of any cyclist on your left. This is especially important if you're in a long vehicle or a vehicle towing a trailer.

You must still indicate even though you are in a left-turn only lane.