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A U-turn is done by turning your vehicle around at an intersection to go in the opposite direction by using oncoming lanes.
When U-turns are not permitted
Do not do a U-turn unless you can do it safely. U-turns are not permitted:
- at an intersection controlled by a traffic control signal (traffic lights) unless permitted by a traffic control device
- where a sign prohibits U-turns
In urban areas, U-turns are not permitted:
- on a roadway between intersections
- at an alley intersection
- at an intersection where one or more of the roadways is an access to a public or private parking lot which the public can access
Outside urban areas (rural), U-turns are not permitted:
- on a curve
- approach to or near the crest of a hill where the driver of another vehicle cannot see you that is approaching within 150 metres from either direction