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Indian Road Regulation, Driving Rules And Regulations
11. Right Of Way
Pedestrians have the right of way at uncontrolled pedestrian crossings. When any road is provided with a footpath or cycletrack especially for other traffic, except with permission of a police officer in uniform, a driver shall not drive on such footpath or track.

12. Taking 'U' Turn
No driver shall take a 'U' turn where 'U' turn is especially prohibited and on a busy traffic road. If a 'U' turn is allowed the driver shall slow signal by hand as for a right turn, watch in the rear view mirror and turn when safe to do so.

13. Signals To Be Given By Drivers
The following signals shall be used by drivers of all motor vehicles namely :-

(a) When about to slow down, a driver shall extend his right arm with the palm downward and to the right of the vehicle and shall move the arm so extended up and down several times in such a manner that the signal can be seen by the driver of any vehiclewhich maybe behind him.

(b) When about to stop, the driver shall raise his right forearm vertically outside of and to the right of the vehicle, palm to the right.

(c) When about to turn to the right or to drive to the right hand sideof the road in order to pass another vehicle or for any other purpose, a driver shall extend his right hand in a horizontal position outside of and to the right of his vehicle with the palm of the hand turned to the front.

(d) When about to turn to the left or to drive to the left to the left hand side of the road a driver shall extend his right arm and rotate it in an anticlockwise direction.

(e) When a driver wishes to indicate to a driver of a vehicle behind him that he desires to overtake him he shall extend his right hand and arm horizontally outside of and to the right of the vehicle and shall bring the arm backward and forward in a semi- circular motion.

14. Direction Indicator
The signals referred to in regulation 12, may be simplified also by mechanical or electrical devices.

15. Parking Of The Vehicle
(a) Every driver of a motor vehicle parking on any road shall park in such a way that it does not causeor is not likely to cause danger, obstruction or undue in convenience to other roadusers and if the manner of parking is indicated by any sign board or markings on the road side, he shall park the vehicle in such a manner.

(b) A driver of a motor vehicle shall not park his vehicle:-
(i) at or near a road crossing, a bend, top of a hill or a humpbacked bridge;
(ii) on a footpath;
(iii) near a traffic light or pedestrian crossing;
(iv) in a main road or one carrying fast vehicle;
(v) opposite another parked vehicle or as obstruction to other vehicle;
(vi) alongside another parked vehicle;
(vii) on roads or at places where there is a continuous white line with or without a broken line;
(viii) near a bus stop, school or hospital entrance or blocking a traffic sign or entrance to a premises or a fire hydrant;
(ix) on the wrong side of the road;
(x) where parking is prohibited;
(xi) away from the edge of the footpath.

16. Visibility Of Lamps And Registeration Marks
(a) No load or other goods shall be placed on any motor vehicle so as to mark or otherwise interrupt vision of any lamp, registeration mark or any other mark required to be carried by or exhibited on any motor vehicle by or under the Act, unless a duplicate of the lamp so marked or otherwise obscured is exhibited in the manner required by or under the Act for the exhibition of the marked or obscured lamp or mark.

(b) All registeration and other marks required to be exhibited on a motor vehicle by or under the Act shall at all times be maintained in a clear and legible condition.

17. One Way Traffic
A driver shall not
(i) drive a motor vehicle on road declared 'One-Way' except in the direction specified by sign boards;

(ii) drive a vehicle in a reverse direction into a road designated 'One Way'.

18. Driving On Channelised Roads ( Lane Traffic)
(a) Where any road is marked by lanes for movement of traffic, the driver of a motor vehicle shall drive within the lane and change the lane only after giving proper signal.

(b) Where any road is marked by a yellow line dividing road, vehicles proceeding in the same direction trying to ovrtake each other shall not cross the yellow line.

19. Stop Sign On Road Surface
(a) When any line is painted on or inlaid into the surface of any road at the approach to the road guide or to a pedestrian crossing or otherwise, no driver shall drive a motor vehicle shall any part thereof projects beyond that line at any time when a signal to stop is being given by thr Police Officer or by means of traffic control light or by display of any traffic sign.

(b) A line for the purpose of this regulation shall not be less than 50 millimetres in width at any part and may be either in white, black or yellow.

20. Towing
(a) No vehicle other than a mechanically disabled motor vehicle or incompletely assembled motor vehicle, a registered trailer or a side car, shall be drawn or Towed by any motor vehicle, except for purposes of delivery and to the nearest filling station or garage.

(b) No motor vehicle shall be drawn or Towed by any other motor vehicle unless there is in the driver's seat of the motor vehicle being drawn or Towed a person holding a licence authorising him to drive the vehicle or unless the steering wheels of the motor vehicle being Towed, are firmly and securely supported clear of the road surface by some crane or other device on the vehicle which is drawin or Towing it.

(c) When a motor vehicle is being Towed by another motor vehicle the clear distance between the rear of the front vehicle and the front of the rear vehicle shall at no time exceed five metres. The Tow ropes, or chains shall be of a type-easily distinuishable by other road users and there shall be clearly displayed on the rear of the vehicle being Towed in black letters not less than seventy - five mllimetres high and on a white background the words 'ON Tow'.

(d) No motor vehicle when Towing another vehicle other than a trailer or a sidecar shall be driven at a speed exceeding twenty- four kilometres per hour.

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