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ROAD SAFETY (VEHICLES) REGULATIONS 2009 - REG 250

Attachment of sidecar

    (1)     A sidecar attached to a motor cycle must be fixed to the left side of the motor cycle.

    (2)     A sidecar attached to a motor cycle must not—

        (a)     be of a mass or dimensions; or

        (b)     be attached in a way—

such that the driver is prevented or is likely to be prevented from safely driving or controlling the motor cycle and sidecar.

    (3)     A motor cycle must not have attached to it a sidecar, any part of which projects—

        (a)         for a distance of more than—

              (i)     60 centimetres in front of the outer extremity of the front wheel of the motor cycle; or

              (ii)     90 centimetres behind the outer extremity of the rear wheel of the motor cycle; or

        (b)     laterally beyond the extreme outer portion of the right side of the motor cycle.

    (4)     A person must not use a motor cycle with a sidecar attached, or cause or permit it to be used, on a highway that does not comply with this regulation.

Penalty:     5 penalty units.



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