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ROAD SAFETY ROAD RULES 2017 - REG 84

Giving way when driving through a break in a dividing strip

    (1)     If a driver drives through a break in a dividing strip that has no stop sign , stop line, give way sign or give way line, the driver must give way to—

        (a)     any tram on the dividing strip; and

        (b)     any vehicle travelling on the part of the road the driver is entering (except a vehicle to which a stop sign , stop line, give way sign , or give way line applies).

Penalty:     3 penalty units.

Notes

1     "Dividing strip", give way line , stop line and tram are defined in the dictionary.

2     Rule 68 applies to the driver if there is a stop sign or stop line. Rule 71 applies to the driver if there is a give way sign or give way line.

3     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.

    (2)     In this rule—

"tram" includes a bus travelling along tram tracks.

Note

Bus is defined in the Road Safety Act 1986 . Travelling along tram tracks is defined in the dictionary.

Examples

Example 1

Giving way when driving through a break in a median strip

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Example 2

Giving way when driving through a break in a dividing strip to leave a service road

Example 3

Giving way when driving through a break in a dividing strip to enter a service road

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In each of the examples, vehicle B must give way to vehicle A.

Note for examples

A median strip is a particular kind of dividing strip—see the definition of median strip in the dictionary.



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