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Old 30.11.2011, 17:15
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What kind of rule applies to this particular intersection?

It's the intersection of Steinstrasse and Uetlibergstrasse in Zurich. Google maps link is here

http://maps.google.ch/?ll=47.365273,...m&z=19&vpsrc=6

Basically I am totally confused by this intersection - who gives way to who? There is no sign about priorities that I can see. For example if I'm from Uetlibergstrasse and will turn into Steinstrasse...

So, before I actually have to drive pass there one day, I hope someone can explain to me how this works...
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Old 30.11.2011, 22:11
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Re: What kind of rule applies to this particular intersection?

...I asked a very stupid question didn't I...
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Old 30.11.2011, 22:20
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Re: What kind of rule applies to this particular intersection?

In the absence of signs or white lines across the road, .... you always give way to traffic coming from your right. So driving from Uetlibergstrasse and turning left into Steinstrasse you will give way twice, to any bicycles or traffic coming at your right hand door.

I would really advise you to take a two hour driving lesson. The instructor will be able to put you through the local difficulties. Very cheap in the longer term.
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Old 30.11.2011, 22:31
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Re: What kind of rule applies to this particular intersection?

Thanks! So Right of Way applies here

I'd love to book for some local driving instruction class for me & my wife. Any recommendations? I live at Horgen but wouldn't mind going to Zurich cit if the lesson is just a few hours long.
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Old 30.11.2011, 22:53
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It's the intersection of Steinstrasse and Uetlibergstrasse in Zurich. Google maps link is here

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Thanks! So Right of Way applies here
Exactly, right side has right of way.

I used to live on Hopfenstrasse, one building from Uetlibergstrasse and believe me, that is one horrible intersection. Every couple of days I'd hear a crash there..!
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Old 30.11.2011, 22:58
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Re: What kind of rule applies to this particular intersection?

I cross that intersection regularly as a pedestrian (brocki-land is just around the corner, my favourite source of second-hand bargains)....

It's a complete shocker, because the dominant traffic goes through manessestrasse into steinstrasse...but neither road seems to be 'dominant' to the other...and it's complicated by the fact that there are pedestrian crossings around the whole intersection, plus two bus stops...

quite honestly, I'm not really sure how I've avoided witnessing any accidents, because for every person that seems to know the rules, there is one that doesn't....
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Old 30.11.2011, 23:55
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Re: What kind of rule applies to this particular intersection?

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For example if I'm from Uetlibergstrasse and will turn into Steinstrasse...

So, before I actually have to drive pass there one day, I hope someone can explain to me how this works...
Just turn left at Austrasse and drive to Steinstrasse (the Intersection where "Worlds End" is). The Intersection you mean is called Manesseplatz and it's the same for at least the last 30 years. Pure anarchy.
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Re: What kind of rule applies to this particular intersection?

Q: What kind of rule applies to this particular intersection?

A: Hope and pray?
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Re: What kind of rule applies to this particular intersection?

this is one of the most loved intersections for the tester to take driving students so see if they knows the road rules. all streets have right of way.
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Old 01.12.2011, 09:17
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Re: What kind of rule applies to this particular intersection?

It is priority to the right - IE whichever point you arrive at give way to the traffic coming from the right.

I have never seen a traffic jam at that junction so it must work!
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