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ROAD SAFETY ROAD RULES 2017 - REG 149

Giving way when lines of traffic merge into a single line of traffic

A driver in a line of traffic that is merging with one or more lines of traffic travelling in the same direction as the driver must give way to a vehicle in another line of traffic if any part of the vehicle is ahead of the driver's vehicle.

Penalty:     5 penalty units.

Notes

1     "Driver's vehicle "is defined in the dictionary.

2     For this rule, "give way" means the driver must slow down and, if necessary, stop to avoid a collision—see the definition in the dictionary.

Example

Giving way when lines of traffic merge into a single line of traffic

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In this example, vehicle B must give way to vehicle A.



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