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- A turn of substantially more than 90 degrees.
- The first opportunity following the specified sign or landmark that also meets all
other criteria, such as distance, for example.
- A turn of substantially less than 90 degrees
- The last opportunity in sight of and prior to the referenced sign or landmark.
- A signal light consisting of red or yellow lights designed to regularly sequence
on and off, whether operating or not, and legally applicable to rally traffic. Only
one blinker applies at the same railroad crossing, intersection, or other
cautionary/stopping point on the rally road.
- Acronym for "Change / Continue / Commence Average Speed To"
- Cattle Guard
- A series of pipes or rails laterally crossing an opening in the road surface
designed as a barrier for livestock.
- A point along the rally route where time-of-day arrival is measured.
- Go completely across the specified road.
- An intersection where it is possible to go left, right, or straight.
- Free Zone
- A specified segment of a timed rally route in which there are no timing controls.
- Decrease the amount of time for passage of a specified distance by the specified
amount of time. Where a gain is operative is a free zone.
- A point along the rally route where it is possible to choose a direction of travel,
using defined rally roads, without making a U-turn.
- Acronym for "If There Is Such", usually given after a reference to a sign or landmark,
to indicate that the referenced item may not be encountered. When given in a numbered route
instruction, the instruction is executed only if the referenced item is encountered before
it is possible to execute the next numbered route instruction. When used in a note, the ITIS
is cancelled when the note is cancelled.
- Turn to the left at an intersection.
- The segment of a rally route extending from the start to the first checkpoint or from one
checkpoint to the next.
- A place where a specified action can be executed. The first opportunity encountered is assumed
in the absence of a specific description of the opportunity.
- Separates the parts of a multi-part instruction where only one part is to be executed. Execute
only the part that is first possible.
- Delay a specified time at a referenced point or within a specified distance. Where a pause is
operative is a free zone.
- Describes a road having a hard surface, such as concrete, bricks, asphalt, macadam, etc.
- Pick Up
- Change route assignment without executing a turn.
- Turn to the right at an intersection.
- An official red octagonal stop sign at which the rally vehicle is legally obliged to stop.
This type sign is used as a self-identifying landmark and referenced in all capital letters without
quotation marks. Only one STOP applies at each place where rally traffic is obliged to stop.
- Proceed across an intersection in essentially the same direction.
- An intersection having the general shape of the letter T as approached from the
base. The rallyist must turn at a T. Left and right turns are not necessarily
equivalent in degree, and the intersecting roads are not necessarily equivalent in
quality or description.
- Traffic Light
- A stationary signal featuring alternating red and green lights, frequently with a
yellow transition light between green and red, that regulates rally traffic. Only one
traffic light applies at each place where rally traffic is regulated. The signal light
need not be operating or may be operating as a blinker.
- Transit Zone
- A part of a rally route in which there are no checkpoints and no assigned speed.
An exact time for passage or an assigned restart time at the end of the transit zone
must be given. The approximate distance of the transit zone is desirable and may be given.
- Change direction at an intersection. "Turn" does not direct the same action as a
- An intersection having the general shape of the letter Y as approached from the base.
The rallyist must turn at a Y. Both left and right turns are substantially less than 90
degrees, but not necessarily equivalent in degree, and the intersecting roads are not
necessarily equivalent in quality or description.
- An official wedge-shaped sign at which the rally vehicle is legally obliged to yield
the right of way. This type sign is used as a self-identifying landmark and referenced
in all capital letters without quotation marks. Only one YIELD applies at each place where
rally traffic is obliged to yield.
- ( )
- Information enclosed in parenthesis is redundant or nonessential or parenthetical.
- " "
- Quotation marks indicate alphanumeric text to be found on a sign, building, or other
stationary structure. Quoted material will be spelled exactly as it appears on the referenced
sign or landmark. If a quotation is incomplete, it will include a prominent, contiguous portion
of the referenced text.