151A—Lane filtering between vehicles on a motor bike
(1) A rider of a motor
bike is "lane filtering" along a length of road if the rider rides the motor
bike between 2 vehicles, each vehicle travelling in—
same direction as the motor bike; and
separate, but adjacent, marked lanes or lines of traffic.
(2) The rider of a
motor bike must not unlawfully lane filter along a length of road.
subrule (2), it is unlawful for a rider to lane filter along a length of
road if any of the following circumstances apply:
rider is edge filtering;
rider is riding at a speed of more than 30 km/h;
rider is riding in a school zone (unless the rider is permitted to lane filter
in a school zone under another law of this jurisdiction);
(d) a no
filtering sign applies to the length of road;
is not safe to lane filter.
For South Australia, see in addition regulation 11C of the Road Traffic
(Road Rules—Ancillary and Miscellaneous Provisions)
Regulations 2014 .
Subrule (3)(a) does not apply if another law of this jurisdiction allows
a rider to edge filter.
(5) A no filtering
sign on a road applies to a length of road starting at the sign and ending at
the nearer of the following:
the length of road ends at a T-intersection or dead end—the end of the
length of road;
next end no filtering sign that is on the road.
(6) For this rule, a
rider of a motor bike is "edge filtering" along a length of road if—
rider changes direction towards the edge of the road to pass 1 or more
vehicles on the road; or
rider changes direction towards the edge of the road to pass between
2 vehicles, 1 of which is stationary.
(7) In this
"end no filtering sign" means a traffic sign—
a symbol displaying a motor bike positioned between 2 vehicles with a
black diagonal line across the symbol; and
a symbol positioned below the symbol mentioned in paragraph (a)
displaying the word "end" in black letters;
"no filtering sign" means—
traffic sign with a symbol displaying a motor bike positioned between
2 vehicles with a red diagonal line across the symbol; or
traffic sign displaying the words "no filtering".
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