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ROAD SAFETY (VEHICLES) REGULATIONS 2009 - REG 252

Offence for travel by vehicle where a posted mass or dimension limit would be exceeded

    (1)     The driver of a vehicle must not travel beyond a sign erected on or adjacent to a highway to face an approaching driver if the sign is inscribed with a mass or dimension limit (other than a no trucks sign referred to in rule 104 of the Road Rules or a no buses sign referred to in rule 106 of the Road Rules) and the vehicle exceeds the mass or dimension limit displayed on the sign.

    (2)     The driver of a vehicle must not use the vehicle in contravention of subregulation (1).

Penalty:     For exceeding a displayed mass limit—

    20 penalty units.

For exceeding a displayed dimension limit—

20 penalty units.

    (3)     The registered operator of a vehicle must ensure that the vehicle is not used on a highway in contravention of subregulation (1).

Penalty:     Where a displayed mass limit is exceeded—

    in the case of a body corporate, 100 penalty units;

in any other case, 20 penalty units.

Where a displayed dimension limit is exceeded—

in the case of a body corporate, 50 penalty units;

in any other case, 10 penalty units.

    (4)     A person other than a person referred to in subregulation (2) or (3), must not cause or permit a vehicle to be used in contravention of subregulation (1).

Penalty:     Where a displayed mass limit is exceeded—

    in the case of a body corporate, 100 penalty units;

in any other case, 20 penalty units.

Where a displayed dimension limit is exceeded—

in the case of a body corporate, 50 penalty units;

in any other case, 10 penalty units.



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