(1) For the purposes of rules 44, 141, 146 and 147, the circumstances in which the rider of a motor cycle may engage in lane filtering are—
(a) the rider holds a motor cycle licence; and
Rule 151B(1)(ab) inserted by S.R. No. 35/2021 rule 12(1), substituted by S.R. No. 135/2021 rule 55(1).
(ab) if the rider is riding past to
the right side of a bicycle or an electric scooter—the rider
complies with rule 144A(1) or 144A(1A) (as the case may be);
(b) it is safe to engage in lane filtering; and
(c) a no motorcycle lane filtering sign does not apply to that length of road.
1 Motor cycle licence does not include a motor cycle learner permit.
2 A rider of a motor cycle who engages in lane filtering at a speed less than 30 kilometres per hour but does not meet the conditions of this rule may not be complying with rule 44, 141, 146 or 147.
Note 3 to rule 151B(1) inserted by S.R. No. 35/2021 rule 12(2).
3 Rule 144A(1) deals with passing to the right side of a bicycle at a sufficient distance.
Note 4 to rule 151B(1) inserted by S.R. No. 135/2021 rule 55(2).
4 Rule 144A(1A) deals with passing to the right side of an electric scooter at a sufficient distance.
(2) A no motorcycle lane filtering sign applies to the length of road beginning at the sign and ending at the nearest of the following—
(a) an end no motorcycle lane filtering sign;
(b) if the road ends at a T-intersection or dead end—the end of the road.
1 T-intersection is defined in the dictionary.
2 Rule 322(1) and (2) deal with the meaning of a traffic sign on a road.
No motorcycle lane filtering sign
End no motorcycle lane filtering sign
Division 5—Obeying overhead lane control devices applying to marked lanes