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ROAD RULES 2014 - REG 218

Using headlights on high-beam

218 Using headlights on high-beam

(1) The driver of a vehicle must not use the vehicle's headlights on high-beam, or allow the vehicle's headlights to be used on high-beam, if the driver is driving:
(a) less than 200 metres behind a vehicle travelling in the same direction as the driver, or
(b) less than 200 metres from an oncoming vehicle.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
Note :
"High-beam" and
"oncoming vehicle" are defined in the Dictionary.
(2) However, if the driver is overtaking a vehicle, the driver may briefly switch the headlights from low-beam to high-beam immediately before the driver begins to overtake the vehicle.
Note :
"Low-beam" and
"overtake" are defined in the Dictionary.
Examples :

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