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Careless driving

    (1)     A person who drives a motor vehicle on a highway carelessly is guilty of an offence and liable for a first offence to a penalty of not more than 12 penalty units and for a subsequent offence to a penalty of not more than 25 penalty units.

S. 65(2) inserted by No. 28/2009 s. 19.

    (2)     A person must not drive a vehicle, other than a motor vehicle, on a highway carelessly.

Penalty:     For a first offence, 6 penalty units;

For a subsequent offence, 12 penalty units.

S. 65(3) inserted by No. 28/2009 s. 19.

    (3)     In this section—

S. 65(3) def. of vehicle amended by No. 68/2017 s. 81(1).

"vehicle" does not include—

        (a)     a non-motorised wheel-chair; or

        (b)     a motorised wheel-chair that is not capable of a speed of more than 10 kilometres per hour.

S. 65A inserted by No. 93/2005 s. 3.

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