Road markings: Yellow lines

In the coming weeks, we will be discussing road markings. Road markings are designed to give you warnings and/or direct you to a certain direction.
This week, we are discussing yellow lines. 

Whenever you see a yellow line on the ground, you can safely assume you are on a main road and that the speed limit is 50km/h unless a sign tells you otherwise. The purpose of the yellow line is to divide traffic that is moving in opposite directions. Make sure whenever you turn, you are always on the right hand side of the yellow line.
There are many different types of yellow lines. Illustrated below are some common examples of what you might see on the road.
Here’s what each marking means (from left to right of the illustrations above):
Broken yellow line: You are allowed to pass when it is safe.
Broken yellow line and a solid yellow: You are allowed to pass when it is safe and if the broken yellow lines are located on your side of the road. Always exercise extreme caution when trying to pass another vehicle.
Double solid yellow line: Do not pass! The double yellow lines are typically found in school or playground zones.
Single yellow line: You are allowed to pass but only with extreme caution. This one is most common on our streets.

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