Operating YOUR Vehicle Cont'd

Mid-block U-Turn

These turns are illegal in Virginia. 

The driver of a vehicle within cities, towns or business districts of counties shall not turn his vehicle so as to proceed in the opposite direction except at an intersection.

No vehicle shall be turned so as to proceed in the opposite direction on any curve, or on the approach to or near the crest of a grade, where the vehicle cannot be seen by the driver of any other vehicle approaching from any direction within 500 feet.

Permissable U-Turns at Intersections

When making a U-Turn at an intersection, begin the U-turn in the LEFT lane closest to the center line or median.

Complete the turn in the lane farthest to the RIGHT in the opposite flow of traffic, and then accelerate to the posted speed.

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