After regulation 23 the following regulation is inserted:
“23A ARR r 248—bicycle rider may ride across marked foot crossing if authorised
“(1) Despite rule 248 of the Australian Road Rules, the rider of a bicycle may ride across a marked foot crossing if authorised to do so by a traffic control device.
Note 1 Rule 248 of the Australian Road Rules provides that the rider of a bicycle must not ride across a road, or a part of a road, on a children's crossing, marked foot crossing or pedestrian crossing.
Note 2 Marked foot crossing is defined in the dictionary to the Australian Road Rules.
Note 3 A traffic control device (including pedestrian lights) generally only applies to a person if the device faces the person—see Part 20, Division 3, especially rule 340 of the Australian Road Rules.
“(2) The rider must give way to any pedestrian on the marked foot crossing.
Note G ive way means the rider must slow down and, if necessary, stop to avoid a collision—see the definition in the dictionary to the Australian Road Rules.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.”.