(1) If a driver is turning left at an intersection and there is a turn line indicating how the turn is required to be made, the driver must make the turn as indicated by the turn line unless—
(a) the driver is turning, at B lights or traffic arrows, in accordance with Division 2 of Part 17; or
(b) subrule (2) applies to the driver.
Penalty: 3 penalty units.
1 "B lights", intersection , traffic arrows and turn line are defined in the dictionary.
2 Division 2 of Part 17 provides for priority to be given to
public buses at intersections with B lights or a white traffic arrow.
Making a left turn as indicated by road markings
(2) A driver may turn left at an intersection other than as indicated by a turn line if—
(a) the driver's vehicle, together with any load or projection, is 7·5 metres long, or longer; and
(b) the vehicle displays a do not overtake turning vehicle sign ; and
(c) it is not practicable for the driver to turn left as indicated by the turn line; and
(d) the driver can safely turn left other than as indicated by the turn line.
1 "Driver's vehicle" is defined in the dictionary.
2 "Vehicle" includes a combination—see rule 15(d).
Do not overtake turning vehicle signs
Note for diagrams
These signs are displayed on certain long vehicles.
Division 2—Right turns (except hook turns) at intersections