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ROAD SAFETY ROAD RULES 2017 - REG 143

Passing or overtaking a vehicle displaying a do not overtake turning vehicle sign

    (1)     A driver must not drive past, or overtake, to the left of a vehicle displaying a do not overtake turning vehicle sign if the vehicle is turning left and is giving a left change of direction signal, unless it is safe to do so.

Penalty:     10 penalty units.

Note

Left change of direction signal and overtake are defined in the dictionary.

    (1A)     A driver must not drive past, or overtake, to the left of a vehicle displaying a do not overtake turning vehicle sign unless—

        (a)     the driver is driving on a multi-lane road and the vehicle can be safely overtaken in a marked lane to the left of the vehicle; or

        (b)     the vehicle is turning right, or making a U‑turn from the centre of the road, and is giving a right change of direction signal and it is safe to overtake to the left of the vehicle; or

        (c)     the vehicle is stationary and it is safe to overtake to the left of the vehicle.

Penalty:     10 penalty units.

Note

"Centre of the road", marked lane , "multi-lane road", overtake , right change of direction signal and U-turn are defined in the dictionary.

    (2)     A driver must not drive past, or overtake, to the right of a vehicle displaying a do not overtake turning vehicle sign if the vehicle is turning right, or making a U-turn from the centre of the road, and is giving a right change of direction signal, unless it is safe to do so.

Penalty:     10 penalty units.

Example

A driver driving on a multi-lane road who is turning right at an intersection to which a right turn only sign applies may drive past a vehicle displaying a do not overtake turning vehicle sign that is turning right from another marked lane, and giving a right change of direction signal, if it is safe to do so.

    (3)     In this rule—

"turning right" does not include making a hook turn.

Note

Part 4, Division 3 deals with making hook turns.

Do not overtake turning vehicle signs

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Note for diagrams

These signs are displayed on certain long vehicles.

Rule 144 amended by S.R. No. 35/2021 rule 8.



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