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ROAD RULES 2014 - REG 149

Giving way when lines of traffic merge into a single line of traffic

149 Giving way when lines of traffic merge into a single line of traffic

A driver in a line of traffic that is merging with one or more lines of traffic travelling in the same direction as the driver must give way to a vehicle in another line of traffic if any part of the vehicle is ahead of the driver's vehicle.

Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
Note 1 :
"Driver's vehicle" is defined in the Dictionary.
Note 2 : 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.
Example :

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In this example, vehicle B must give way to vehicle A.



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