Friday, November 10, 2006

Is the "U-Turn" technically correct?

Most people just take what they read or what they were taught without giving it much thought.

For the everyday road user, the blue colour "U-turn" sign means they can do a 180 degree turn to drive towards the opposite side of which they are facing.

However, the term "U-turn" is technically incorrect.
Look at the shape of the U relative to the direction which the driver desires to go..

Totally wrong..
Technically and diagrammatically, it should be known as the "n-turn"..

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