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ROAD RULES 2014 - REG 297

Driver to have proper control of a vehicle etc

297 Driver to have proper control of a vehicle etc

(1) A driver must not drive a vehicle unless the driver has proper control of the vehicle.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
(1A) A driver must not drive a vehicle if a person or an animal is in the driver's lap.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
(2) A driver must not drive a motor vehicle unless the driver has a clear view of the road, and traffic, ahead, behind and to each side of the driver.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
Note :
"Motor vehicle" is defined in the Dictionary.
(3) The rider of a motor bike must not ride with an animal on the motor bike between the rider and the handle bars.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
Note 1 :
"Motor bike" is defined in the Dictionary.
Note 2 : Subrule (3) is not uniform with the corresponding subrule in rule 297 of the Australian Road Rules . Different rules may apply in other jurisdictions.
(4) Subrule (3) does not apply to the rider of a motor bike who rides with an animal between the rider and the handle bars for a distance of not more than 500 metres on a road for the purpose of a farming activity that the rider is carrying out.



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