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ROAD RULES 2014 - REG 131

Keeping to the left of oncoming vehicles

131 Keeping to the left of oncoming vehicles

(1) A driver must drive to the left of any oncoming vehicle unless:
(a) the driver is turning right at an intersection, and
(b) the driver is passing an oncoming vehicle turning right at the intersection, and
(c) there is no traffic sign or road marking indicating that the driver must pass to the left of the oncoming vehicle.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
Note 1 :
"Intersection" ,
"oncoming vehicle" ,
"road marking" and
"traffic sign" are defined in the Dictionary.
Note 2 : Part 4, Division 2 deals with making right turns.
(2) This rule does not apply to the rider of a motor bike that is a postal vehicle, the rider of a bicycle or the rider of an animal if:
(a) the rider is riding on a footpath, nature strip or shared path, and
(b) the rider is permitted to ride on the footpath, nature strip or shared path under these Rules or another law of this jurisdiction, and
(c) either:
(i) the oncoming vehicle is not on the footpath, nature strip or shared path, or
(ii) the oncoming vehicle is not permitted, under these Rules or under another law of this jurisdiction, to be on the footpath, nature strip or shared path.
Note :
"Bicycle" ,
"footpath" ,
"motor bike" ,
"nature strip" and
"postal vehicle" are defined in the Dictionary and
"shared path" is defined in rule 242.
Examples :

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