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Left-turn median deceleration lane


Left TurnStep 1.
When exiting the highway to the left, use the left-turn deceleration lane. This lane allows you to slow down before reaching the exit, without being a hazard to other vehicles on the highway.

Step 2.
Turn on your left-turn signal.

Step 3.
Begin slowing down before you enter the deceleration lane and come to a complete stop in the median area.

Step 4.
Scan the traffic flow in the opposing lanes of traffic and look for a safe break.

Step 5.
Make the left turn by crossing the opposing lanes of traffic and entering the intersecting roadway.

Step 6.
Turn off your left-turn signal.