Wrong lane

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Wrong lane

Post by Stevenloan » Wed Sep 06, 2017 6:09 am

Hi you guys! Is it correct to say "The white car drives in the wrong lane a little bit" in the following link?

http://www.baomoi.com/o-to-lan-tuyen-bi ... 429955.epi

Your answers will be greatly appreciated

StevenLoan
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Re: Wrong lane

Post by Erik_Kowal » Wed Sep 06, 2017 8:21 pm

I would not describe the white car as being in the wrong lane, for two reasons:

1) The driver of the car has crossed the centre line in order to avoid endangering the pedestrians walking along the edge of the carriageway, so there is no question of faulty driving: provided it does not violate any overtaking restrictions, it is legitimate to cross the line to overtake slower-moving vehicles, or when avoiding pedestrians or other obstacles.

2) A lane is a division of a road that is marked off with painted lines and is intended to separate single lines of traffic according to speed or direction (e.g. prior to the road dividing in order to permit some traffic to turn off to a different destination). The traffic coming towards you is not occupying a different lane, but the opposite carriageway.
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Re: Wrong lane

Post by Stevenloan » Thu Sep 07, 2017 5:08 pm

Erik: Thanks a lot for your answer. I really appreciate it.
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