Here are a few tips you should
remember while driving in Orlando!.
Remember to drive on the right, that's
the first thing you should do. Seat belt laws are different from
state to state, but it's always advisable to wear them.
Most of the roads are numbered, you
can usually find the road numbering at the intersections on the top
of the traffic signs. Street names that hang over the road indicate
the name of the road you are crossing, not the one you are on.
There are many toll roads in the
Orlando area, it's
always good to carry some change.
Beware! Speed limits
are strictly enforced and fines are high.
When you're stopped at a traffic
light, you may turn right as long as the road you're crossing is
clear, however you must come to a complete stop before you turn.
Avoid the right hand lane unless you are turning right you will only
annoy other drivers.
Unlike the UK, no lanes are designated
as either fast or slow, however some motorway signs ask slow drivers
to use the right hand lanes. On multi lane routes you can either
overtake on the left and right but remover to check your rear view
mirror before you change lanes.
You will also find 4 way junctions
where no particular direction has right of way. All drivers should
come to a stop and the driver who got their first has the right of
You are not allowed to overtake a
stationary yellow School bus with red flashing lights from either
direction on a 2 way street.
Most parking is off street and well
sign posted. You must obey the 'No Parking' signs. If you park 'on
do not park within 10 feet of a fire
you must park on the right, never face
never park in a disabled space,
never park in-front of red or yellow
painted curbs these are for emergency vehicles,
never park on a white line at a bus