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Can you explain the road rule related to driving on a painted island to get to a dedicated turn lane?
A driver may drive over a single continuous line around a painted island for up to 50 metres to enter a turning lane that begins immediately after the painted island. When entering a turning lane from a painted lane (Car B), a driver must give way to any vehicle already in the turning lane, or any vehicle entering the turning lane from the adjacent lane (Car A).
However, on slip lanes, freeways or other locations where a painted island separates traffic travelling in the same direction and two roads merge, a driver is not allowed to drive on the island. And where an island is surrounded by two parallel continuous lines, a driver must not drive onto the island except to avoid an obstruction, if necessary and safe to do so.
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