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ROAD RULES 2014 - REG 151

Riding a motor bike or bicycle alongside more than 1 other rider

151 Riding a motor bike or bicycle alongside more than 1 other rider

(1) The rider of a motor bike or bicycle must not ride on a road that is not a multi-lane road alongside more than 1 other rider, unless subrule (3) applies to the rider.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
Note :
"Bicycle" ,
"motor bike" and
"multi-lane road" are defined in the Dictionary, and
"rider" is defined in rule 17.
(2) The rider of a motor bike or bicycle must not ride in a marked lane alongside more than 1 other rider in the marked lane, unless subrule (3) applies to the rider.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
Note :
"Marked lane" is defined in the Dictionary.
(3) The rider of a motor bike or bicycle may ride alongside more than 1 other rider if the rider is:
(a) overtaking the other riders, or
(b) permitted to do so under another law of this jurisdiction.
Note :
"Overtake" is defined in the Dictionary.
(4) If the rider of a motor bike or bicycle is riding on a road that is not a multi-lane road alongside another rider, or in a marked lane alongside another rider in the marked lane, the rider must ride not over 1.5 metres from the other rider.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
(5) In this rule:

"road" does not include a road related area, but includes a bicycle path, shared path and any shoulder of the road.
Note :
"Bicycle path" is defined in rule 239,
"road related area" is defined in rule 13,
"shared path" is defined in rule 242, and
"shoulder" is defined in rule 12.



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