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ROAD RULES 2014 - REG 123

Entering a level crossing when a train or tram is approaching etc

123 Entering a level crossing when a train or tram is approaching etc

A driver must not enter a level crossing if:

(a) warning lights (for example, twin red lights or rotating red lights) are operating or warning bells are ringing, or
(b) a gate, boom or barrier at the crossing is closed or is opening or closing, or
(c) a train or tram is on or entering the crossing, or
(d) a train or tram approaching the crossing can be seen from the crossing, or is sounding a warning, and there would be a danger of a collision with the train or tram if the driver entered the crossing, or
(e) the driver cannot drive through the crossing because the crossing, or a road beyond the crossing, is blocked.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
Examples for paragraph (e) : The crossing, or a road beyond the crossing, may be blocked by congested traffic, a disabled vehicle, a collision between vehicles or between a vehicle and a pedestrian, or by stock on the road.
Note :
"Approaching" ,
"enter" ,
"tram" and
"twin red lights" are defined in the Dictionary.



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