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U-Turns

U-turns often cause confusion among young drivers. The rules in different states vary when it comes to U-turns. In Western Australia U-turns cannot be made on freeways, including on and off ramps, or traffic lights unless there is a sign permitting it.

The penalties for making an illegal U-turn when not permitted is a $100 fine and two demerit points.

Consider the following road rules when making a U-turn

Making a U-turn where not permitted is 2 demerit points and $100 fine.

Failing to give way when making a U-turn is 3 demerit points and $100 fine.

Before you make a U-turn:

  • ensure it can be done safely
  • ensure you signal with your indicator to other drivers
  • give way to all other vehicles

 You MUST NOT make a U-turn:

  • when you do not have a clear view of approaching traffic
  • at traffic lights (unless there is a ‘U-turn permitted’ sign)
  • where there is a ‘no U-turn’ sign
  • on freeways, including on and off ramps

In Western Australia U-turns are allowed over a continuous white line.

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Johns driving school cover all areas south of the river in Perth Western Australia. Our driving instructors will pick up and drop off from Fremantle, Applecross, Spearwood, Melville, Booragoon among other areas. Contact Johns Driving School for more information on our driving instructors and driving lessons south of Perth today.

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Johns Driving School
Main address: 3/9A Bilcich Garden Spearwood
Western Australia 6163
Tel:(08)9434 3335, E-mail: john[at]johnsdrivingschool.com.au