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ROAD RULES 2014 - REG 133

Exceptions to keeping to the left of the centre of a road

133 Exceptions to keeping to the left of the centre of a road

(1) This rule applies to a driver on a two-way road without a dividing line or median strip.
Note :
"Dividing line" ,
"median strip" and
"two-way road" are defined in the Dictionary.
(2) The driver may drive to the right of the centre of the road:
(a) to overtake another driver, or
(b) to enter or leave the road, or
(c) to enter a part of the road of one kind from a part of the road of another kind (for example, moving to or from a service road or emergency stopping lane).
Note :
"Centre of the road" ,
"overtake" and
"service road" are defined in the Dictionary, and
"emergency stopping lane" is defined in rule 95.
(3) The driver may also drive to the right of the centre of the road if:
(a) because of the width or condition of the road, it is not practicable to drive to the left of the centre of the road, and
(b) the driver can do so safely.



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