Anyone on the road knows that they are subject to many rules! Everything is tried to be learned during code lessons, but in practice drivers get a real sense.
Still remember when to give way to another vehicle?
It is normal to have doubts when we should give way to other drivers. However, the road code is very clear on this subject. For this it is important for the driver to know what Article 31 2 32 says.
Article 31 – Provision of passage on certain roads or sections
- 1 – The driver must always give way:
- (a) departing from a parking lot, fueling area or any particular building or path;
- b) Entering a motorway or a road reserved for cars and motorcycles, through the respective access extensions;
- c) Entering a roundabout.
- 2 – Every driver is obliged to give way to vehicles leaving a level crossing.
Any person who infringes paragraph 1 shall be sanctioned with a fine of (euro) 120 to (euro) 600, except in the case of subparagraph (b), in which case the fine is (euro) 250 to (euro). 1250. Any person who infringes paragraph 2 shall be sanctioned with a fine of from € 250 to € 1250.
Article 32 – Granting of passage to certain vehicles
- 1 – Without prejudice to the provisions of paragraph 1 of the preceding article, drivers must give way to military or militarized columns, as well as to police escorts.
- 2 – At junctions and junctions, drivers must give way to vehicles moving on rails.
- 3 – Drivers must give way to bicycles crossing the lanes at the marked passages.
- 4 – The columns and escorts referred to in paragraph 1, as well as drivers of vehicles traveling on rails, shall take the necessary precautions not to obstruct traffic and to prevent accidents.
- 5 – The drivers of bicycles referred to in paragraph 3 may not cross the road without first making sure that, taking into account the distance between them and their speed, they can do so without danger of accident.
- 6 – The driver of an animal or animal-drawn vehicle shall give way to motor vehicles, except in the cases referred to in paragraphs 1 (a) and (c) of the preceding article.
Anyone who violates the provisions of the previous paragraphs will be sanctioned with a fine of € 120 to € 600.
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