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Do You Know Why Roads Have White And Yellow Patches..!! Curious To Know Why??

Are You Aware Of Them, Already..??Significances and Types of Road Markings in India

Have you ever observed roads having white or yellow patches? I bet you would have seen them. Only fewer people know the reason behind it. You might have observed some roads having white lines, while some having yellow lines, while some having broken line as well. Do you know what it denotes? Don’t panic even if you don’t know about it, as we have an answer to your curiosity.

1-Solid White Lines
Types of Road Markings - Solid White Lines
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The solid white line expresses a message to the beholder – “you cannot change the lane while driving”. The driver should aim at staying in one lane and shouldn’t try to change the lane.

2-Broken White Lines
Types of Road Markings - Broken White Lines
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Broken white lines express a message to the beholder that “you are allowed to change lane but cautiously”. So, dear driver switch the lane only if it’s safe to do so.

3-One Yellow Solid Line
Solid Yellow Line - Types of Road Markings
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One yellow solid line has a message for expression to the beholder that “Passing or overtaking other vehicles is allowed but without crossing the yellow line”.But this rule can vary from one state to another. As for Telangana- A solid yellow line denotes “no overtaking”.

4-Double Yellow Solid Line
Double Yellow Lines - Types of Road Markings
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The double solid yellow line has an expression for the beholder that “Passing or changing lane is not allowed over double solid yellow lines”. Stay safe and follow road signs to have a beautiful ride.

5-Broken Yellow Line
Broken Yellow Lines - Significance of Road Markings
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The broken Yellow line has a message for the beholder that “passing over the broken yellow line cautiously” is allowed. Dear driver, be cautious of the road signs while driving.

6-Solid Line with Broken Yellow Line
Solid and Break Yellow Lines - Significance of Road Markings
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Solid Yellow line with the broke yellow line has a message for the beholder to ponder. While driving on the “side of the broken yellow line”- the driver is allowed to overtake. But if you’re driving on the “side of the solid yellow line” you are barred from overtaking your vehicle on road.