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ROAD RULES 2014 - REG 25-1

NSW rule: drivers to which Part does not apply

25-1 NSW rule: drivers to which Part does not apply

(1) The provisions of this Part (other than this rule) do not apply to a driver who is taking part in a race, an attempt to break a vehicle speed record, a trial of speed or any competitive trial as referred to in section 115(1) of the Act in accordance with an approval given, and any conditions imposed by the Commissioner of Police, under section 115(2) of the Act.
(2) Nothing in this Part is to be construed so as to justify the driving of any vehicle on a length of road at a speed that--
(a) having regard to all the circumstances of the case, is dangerous to the public, or
(b) exceeds any maximum speed applicable to the vehicle that is fixed by or under any Act or statutory rule or that is stated in any notice applicable to the vehicle and displayed in accordance with any law on the road or in a position where it is visible from the road.
(3) In subrule (2)(a), the circumstances of the case include the following--
(a) the nature, condition and use of the road,
(b) the amount of traffic that actually is at the relevant time, or that might reasonably be expected to be, on that road,
(c) the proximity of any intersection or grades or curves in the road.
Note : This rule is an additional NSW road rule. There is no corresponding rule in the Australian Road Rules .

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