Solid yellow lines on a roadway are designed to separate traffic that is moving in different directions. Double yellow lines are only seen on roadways where there is two-way traffic and indicate whether passing from eith... More »

A yellow line divides traffic flow in opposite directions, and motors are not allowed to cross the line, according to New York Safety Council. The same rule applies to double yellow lines, but motorists can cross under c... More »

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. More » Government & Politics Law Driving Laws

According to the U.S. Department of Transportation, dotted yellow lines indicate areas on a road where drivers may pass other vehicles. The less-common broken yellow line along the side may indicate the edge of the drivi... More »

A driver cannot get a price lowered for a traffic violation once it is issued, but there are steps that can be taken to reduce violation prices before they occur. There are extenuating factors, which vary by state, that ... More »

A turnabout, roundabout or rotary is a continuously moving traffic circle that flows in one direction and serves as an intersection for two or more roads. Vehicles enter a turnabout by yielding to oncoming traffic, as mo... More »

A traffic violation could turn into a criminal offense of either a misdemeanor or felony if the circumstances surrounding the violation meet the state law for an upgraded charge, notes Generally, an upgrade ... More » Government & Politics Law Driving Laws