(1) A driver must drive to the left of any oncoming vehicle unless—
(a) the driver is turning right at an intersection; and
(b) the driver is passing an oncoming vehicle turning right at the intersection; and
(c) there is no traffic sign or road marking indicating that the driver must pass to the left of the oncoming vehicle.
Penalty: 5 penalty units.
1 "Intersection", oncoming vehicle , road marking and traffic sign are defined in the dictionary.
2 Part 4, Division 2 deals with making right turns.
Rule 131(2) amended by S.R. No. 135/2021 rule 46(1).
(2) This rule does not apply to the rider of a motor bike that is a postal vehicle, the rider of a bicycle, the rider of an electric scooter or the rider of an animal if—
(a) the rider is riding on a footpath, nature strip or shared path; and
(b) the rider is permitted to ride on the footpath, nature strip or shared path under these Rules; and
(i) the oncoming vehicle is not on the footpath, nature strip or shared path; or
(ii) the oncoming vehicle is not permitted, under these Rules, to be on the footpath, nature strip or shared path.
Note to rule 131(2) amended by S.R. No. 135/2021 rule 46(2).
"Bicycle", electric scooter , "footpath", motor bike , nature strip and postal vehicle are defined in the dictionary. Shared path is defined in rule 242.