Going abroad - Germany

Traffic lights

Red light (or flashing amber light) at level crossings (rail/road intersections): you must stop and wait at the crossing sign.

Flashing red arrow at level crossings: you must stop and wait only if intending to turn in the direction of the arrow.

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