Figure 2.7 2.5 – Communicating 2.5.1 – Signal Your Intentions Other drivers can't know what you are going to do until you tell them. Signaling what you intend to do is important for safety. Here are some general rules for signaling. Turns. There are three good rules for using turn signals Signal early. Signal well before you turn. It is the best way to keep others from trying to pass you. Signal continuously. You need both hands on the wheel to turn safely. Don't cancel the signal until you have completed the turn. Section 2 – Driving Safely Page 2-11 Version: July 2013
2005 Commercial Driver’s License Manual Cancel your signal. Don't forget to turnoff your turn signal after you've turned (if you don't have self-canceling signals.