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ROAD RULES 2014 - REG 269

Opening doors and getting out of a vehicle etc

269 Opening doors and getting out of a vehicle etc

(1) A person must not get off, or out of, a moving vehicle, unless the person is engaged in the door-to-door delivery or collection of goods, or in the collection of waste or garbage, and the vehicle is not travelling over 5 kilometres per hour.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
Note 1 :
"Vehicle" is defined in rule 15.
Note 2 : Rule 237 deals with persons getting on, or into, a moving vehicle.
(2) Subrule (1) does not apply to a person getting off a bicycle or animal.
(3) A person must not cause a hazard to any person or vehicle by opening a door of a vehicle, leaving a door of a vehicle open, or getting off, or out of, a vehicle.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
(4) The driver of a bus must not drive the bus unless the doors of the bus are closed while the bus is moving.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
Note :
"Bus" is defined in the Dictionary.



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