Sign of the week: No stopping

Sign of the Week is a weekly feature here on the SenSen Driving School blog that demystifies some common head-scratching signs you’ll see as a driver.

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This week we will be discussing the “no stopping” signs. These signs are typically located near the edge of all intersections and other specific places where vehicles shouldn’t stop. “No stopping” signs are put up near and around intersections to ensure parked cars don’t get too close to the edge of the intersections. These signs help with turning lanes to aid in traffic flow and to keep traffic moving.

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What exactly are blind spots?

Blind Spots

This week we will be discussing what blind spots are around your vehicle.

When you are training and learning how to drive, you often hear about blind spots from your supervisor or driving instructor. You’ve read about them in the ICBC textbook as well, but what are blind spots and where are they, really?

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Sign of the Week: Do not enter

Sign of the Week is a weekly feature here on the SenSen Driving School blog that demystifies some common head-scratching signs you’ll see as a driver.

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I want to keep it simple again this week. Not much to say about this one except you need to make sure you do not enter. This is typically mounted in areas where people can easily mistaken and drive into. If you make the mistake and enter, you will probably end up driving into oncoming vehicles. Yes, that’s terrifying for both you and the oncoming cars.

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How to make hand signals for driving

You will be asked to show what the hand signals are during the pre-trip check portion of your ICBC road test. The pre-trip check is done before you head out on to the road at the beginning of your road test. Please refer to our pre-trip check post if you aren’t sure why they need you to do it at the start of the road test.

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Sign of the Week: Stop sign ahead

Sign of the Week is a weekly feature here on the SenSen Driving School blog that demystifies some common head-scratching signs you’ll see as a driver.

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This week we will be discussing what the “stop sign ahead” is all about.

Let’s keep this one simple. This sign is again a yellow sign which, if you’ve been following the SenSen Driving Tips blog, then you would know is a warning sign. These signs are typically placed well before a stop sign to warn you that one is coming. The stop sign can be either a two-way stop or a four-way stop.

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Sign of the Week: Railway crossing

Sign of the Week is a weekly feature here on the SenSen Driving School blog that demystifies some common head-scratching signs you’ll see as a driver.

As you are learning how to drive, you will inevitably come across railroad train tracks. This is also true when you are taking your road test, especially if you are taking it in the Burnaby or Richmond locations.

As you approach a railway, there will be ample signs and road markings to warn you. Many train tracks will have mechanical arms or electrical signs present to keep you protected. The following signs in yellow will be displayed well ahead to warn you of whats to come.

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