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Exemption from wearing seatbelt—other exemptions

    (1)     A person in or on a motor vehicle is exempt from wearing a seatbelt if—

        (a)     the person is engaged in the door-to-door delivery or collection of goods, or in the collection of waste or garbage, and is required to get in or out of the vehicle, or on or off the vehicle, at frequent intervals; and

        (b)     the vehicle is not travelling over 25 kilometres per hour.

    (2)     A person is exempt from wearing a seatbelt if the person is providing or receiving medical treatment of an urgent and necessary nature while in or on a vehicle.

    (3)     If a truck or bus has a sleeper compartment,
a two-up driver of the truck or bus is exempt from wearing a seatbelt while the two-up driver occupies the sleeper compartment for rest purposes.

    (4)     In this rule—

"two-up driver" means a person accompanying a driver of a truck or bus on a journey, or part of a journey, who has been, is or will be sharing the task of driving the truck or bus during the journey.

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