turn signal


: one of the lights on a vehicle that flash to indicate that the vehicle is turning left or right

Examples of turn signal in a Sentence

Recent Examples on the Web This may result in the vehicle being operated with a failed turn signal/direction indicator, the turn signal/direction indicator not being seen by following vehicles and increase the risk of a crash, according to a NHTSA report. Mike Snider, USA TODAY, 4 Mar. 2024 Enlarge / Don't be that guy who leaves the turn signal flashing for the next several miles. Eric Bangeman, Ars Technica, 6 Oct. 2023 Lane departure mitigation warns the driver of a lane departure when a turn signal isn’t used. James Raia, The Mercury News, 14 Jan. 2024 Both vehicles turned into the Long Leaf Lakes subdivision where the aggressive driver – a woman - then pulled up next to the couple and began screaming profanities and accusing them of not using their turn signal. Carol Robinson | Crobinson@al.com, al, 18 Sep. 2023 Merely activate the turn signal, and the Suburban changes lanes on its own. cleveland, 9 Sep. 2023 Shell Wheatley Road On July 24, an officer stopped a vehicle that was driving 10 mph above the speed limit while also making lane violations and using the wrong turn signal. Zach Mentz, cleveland, 4 Aug. 2023 The man was also cited for weaving and not using a turn signal. John Benson, cleveland, 15 Aug. 2023 Lurking in the left lane, stealing a parking spot, not letting someone merge, not using a turn signal... all of these would be considered rude driving. Andy Larsen, The Salt Lake Tribune, 12 Aug. 2023

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“Turn signal.” Merriam-Webster.com Dictionary, Merriam-Webster, https://www.merriam-webster.com/dictionary/turn%20signal. Accessed 15 Jun. 2024.

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