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Why Some Roads Have Yellow Lines While Others Have White?

Road trips are like a cure for a disease we never knew we had in the first place.

Whether traveling solo or with a bunch of friends, traveling is always associated with roads. And while traveling on these roads which lead to our destination, we have to follow the set of rules which make sure we reach our destination safely.

And how do we follow these rules? Of course, by looking at the road signs. But, have you ever wondered that those broken and solid white/yellow lines along the roads are also part of the road signs.

If not, let me clear these road markings for you.

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Why Some Roads Have Yellow Lines While Others Have White?

Why Some Roads Have Yellow Lines While Others Have White?

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Broken white lines

Broken white lines

Broken white lines means you may change the lane if it's safe to do so.

Got the point?

Got the point?

Solid white lines

Solid white lines

Solid white lines means that you're not allowed to change lanes and should stay in your lane only.

Broken yellow lines

Broken yellow lines

You may pass, if it is safe to do so.

Solid yellow line

Solid yellow line

Passing is allowed but with extra caution. 

Double solid yellow lines

Double solid yellow lines

You cannot go beyond the yellow solid line, no passing is allowed.

Solid yellow line with a broken yellow line.

Solid yellow line with a broken yellow line.

Passing is allowed on a solid yellow line with a broken yellow line only if broken line is closer to you.

Now, I'm sure your journey will be safe after knowing about these road markings.

Here's a quote to get you going.

Here's a quote to get you going.

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