My mom talked to one of the examiner's superiors today. She just asked for some clarification on this whole 4 lane road thing. He said that any road (in Canada) is a 4 lane road.
It doesn't matter if there is angle parking, parallel etc. you still have to drive over there (provided there aren't cars directly in your path of course!) On a one way street you drive over all the parallel parking lines.
I was shocked! If it is such a dangerous maneuver in town to turn over where everyone drives, why would it be acceptable to do so if there were cars right by the curb? I dunno!
He even said that if you go to the police station and ask them, they will tell you that no one (including them) ever drive the way he is saying to on the test, but it is still law on the test. Ummm... ok, whatever!
I just hope I can practice this up in the time before my next test. I am really still scratching my head over how any road no matter how small is a 4 lane road!
What my mom also said is it should be made clearer in the handbook that this applies to all roads, even in town, and you drive over angle and parallel parking lines. How would I know this if I didn't take driver's ed? He kinda snapped back that "mom should have done me a favor and put me in driver's ed." No I don't think so! The lady herself said she felt perfectly safe with me and I'm an awesome driver. She said she suspected I had not taken driver's ed because I was so comfortable with driving and such a good driver. She said a lot of people who take driver's ed, don't get much experience and so even though they know the rules they aren't very comfortable with the car and driving.
If it was clearly explained in the handbook I would have practiced that way and passed just fine.
I don't know. This is getting stranger all the time!