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ROAD SAFETY ROAD RULES 2017 - REG 24

Speed-limit in a shared zone

    (1)     The speed-limit applying to a driver for any length of road in a shared zone is the number of kilometres per hour indicated by the number on the shared zone sign on a road, or the road, into the zone.

Note

A driver driving in a shared zone must give way to any pedestrian in the zone—see rule 83.

    (2)     A "shared zone" is—

        (a)     if there is a shared zone sign and an end shared zone sign on a road and there is no intersection on the length of road between the signs—that length of road; or

        (b)     if there is a shared zone sign on a road that ends in a dead end and there is no intersection on the length of road beginning at the sign and ending at the dead end—that length of road; or

        (c)     a network of roads in an area with

              (i)     a shared zone sign on each road into the area, indicating the same number; and

              (ii)     an end shared zone sign on each road out of the area; or

        (d)     a road related area that is between a shared zone sign that relates to the area and an end shared zone sign that relates to the area.

Note

Intersection is defined in the dictionary.

    (3)     In subrules (2)(c)(i) and (ii)—

"road" does not include a road related area.

Note

Road related area is defined in rule 13.

Shared zone sign

End shared zone sign

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Notes for diagrams

1     There are other permitted versions of each of these signs—see the diagrams in Schedule 3.

2     A shared zone sign may have a different number on the sign—see rule 316(4).



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