According to the California Department of Motor Vehicles, solid, parallel yellow lines indicate that vehicles are not allowed to pass. Vehicles are prohibited from driving on the left side of these double solid lines.Continue Reading
California's DMV says that a single solid yellow line means that vehicles to the right of that line are barred from passing. If the yellow line is broken, passing is permitted if the conditions are safe.
The New York State Safety Council states that vehicles are authorized to cross double solid lines if they are making left-hand turns into driveways; however, drivers must yield to other vehicles and may not block traffic flow. Drivers must also use a reasonable speed.Learn more about Driving Laws
In California, a divided highway is a road that has been split into at least two adjacent roadways through a separating mechanism. The minimum separation between the roads is 2 feet.Full Answer >
In Georgia, a "Super Speeder" fine for going 75 mph or more on a 2-lane road, or 85 mph or more on any road or highway adds a $200 fine to the original speeding ticket, states DMV.org. Fines for speeding tickets in Georgia can vary based on violations, notes DMV.orgFull Answer >
In New York, markers appear every tenth of a mile along state roads and track accident history and road work, explains the New York State Department of Transportation. Mile markers along local, state and interstate highways allow motorists to describe their exact location, notes the National Center for Families Learning.Full Answer >
In the United States, nine people die daily in road accidents involving distracted driving, such as texting on a cellphone, as of 2014. Such road crashes also maim a reported 1,153 daily, according to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention. In 2012, 18 percent of all fatal motor vehicle crashes involved distracted driving, while a Pew Survey indicates 40 percent of teenagers report to have been in cars when drivers endangered their lives by using a cellphone while driving.Full Answer >