Q: In New York, must a driver use a right turn signal when he is turning right in a right turn only lane?
A: In New York, it is generally required for a driver to use a right turn signal when turning right, even if they are in a designated right-turn-only lane. Using a turn signal helps indicate your intentions to other drivers and pedestrians, promoting safe and predictable driving behavior.
NYS DMV instructions are - " ...Always signal before you turn or change lanes. It is important that other highway users know your intentions. The law requires you to signal a turn or lane change with your turn lights or hand signals at least 100 feet (30 m) ahead." https://dmv.ny.gov/about-dmv/chapter-5-intersections-and-turns.
There is no distinction mentioned as to different types of lanes in the paragraph. Good luck
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