any of four signal lights on the front left, front right, rear left, and rear right of an automotive vehicle that, when actuated by the driver, flash in pairs on the side toward which a turn is to be made.
- Also called directional signal.
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How to use turn signal in a sentence
He also obstinately refused to explain how pieces of his turn signal ended up at the crash site, or to provide any explanation about who was driving, if not him.The Driver Who Hit Me Got Two Years in Prison. But I Got a Life Sentence. | awise | December 6, 2021 | Outside Online
“At least I got a car, even if it’s old and does weird stuff,” she said of the gray sedan that sometimes stalls when she uses the turn signal.Chaos and Uncertainty as Developer Plans to Demolish Motel That Serves as Housing Lifeline | by Anjeanette Damon, photography by David Calvert, special to ProPublica | November 15, 2021 | ProPublica
Hyundai and Kia are recalling more than 550,000 cars and minivans in the United States because the turn signals can flash in the opposite direction of what the driver intended.Unemployment benefit claims increase for third straight week | | September 30, 2021 | Washington Post
When the system is engaged, the driver no longer needs to engage the turn signal to indicate a desire to change lanes.GM is bringing its upgraded hands-free Super Cruise driving system to 6 vehicles in 2022 | Kirsten Korosec | July 23, 2021 | TechCrunch
Just as officers can legally stop someone they suspect of a crime for small infractions like failing to use a turn signal, the violation of the emergency plan was yet another reason to stop someone if they had suspicions.Restrictions on the South Texas Border Were Meant to Protect People From COVID-19. Then the Handcuffs Came Out. | by Vianna Davila and Ren Larson | December 19, 2020 | ProPublica