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ROAD RULES 2014 - REG 143

Passing or overtaking a vehicle displaying a do not overtake turning vehicle sign

143 Passing or overtaking a vehicle displaying a do not overtake turning vehicle sign

(1) A driver must not drive past, or overtake, to the left of a vehicle displaying a do not overtake turning vehicle sign if the vehicle is turning left and is giving a left change of direction signal, unless it is safe to do so.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
Note :
"Left change of direction signal" and
"overtake" are defined in the Dictionary.
(1A) A driver must not drive past, or overtake, to the left of a vehicle displaying a do not overtake turning vehicle sign unless:
(a) the driver is driving on a multi-lane road and the vehicle can be safely overtaken in a marked lane to the left of the vehicle, or
(b) the vehicle is turning right, or making a U-turn from the centre of the road, and is giving a right change of direction signal and it is safe to overtake to the left of the vehicle, or
(c) the vehicle is stationary and it is safe to overtake to the left of the vehicle.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
Note :
"Centre of the road" ,
"marked lane" ,
"multi-lane road" ,
"overtake" ,
"right change of direction signal" and
"U-turn" are defined in the Dictionary.
(2) A driver must not drive past, or overtake, to the right of a vehicle displaying a do not overtake turning vehicle sign if the vehicle is turning right, or making a U-turn from the centre of the road, and is giving a right change of direction signal, unless it is safe to do so.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
Example : A driver driving on a multi-lane road who is turning right at an intersection to which a right turn only sign applies may drive past a vehicle displaying a do not overtake turning vehicle sign that is turning right from another marked lane, and giving a right change of direction signal, if it is safe to do so.
Note :
"Centre of the road" ,
"right change of direction signal" and
"U-turn" are defined in the Dictionary.
(3) In this rule:

"turning right" does not include making a hook turn.
Note : Part 4, Division 3 deals with making hook turns.
:

Do not overtake turning vehicle signs
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Note 1 for diagrams : These signs are displayed on certain long vehicles.
Note 2 for diagrams : These signs must comply with the size requirements set out in rule 316-1.



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