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ROAD RULES 2014 - REG 33

Making a right turn

33 Making a right turn

(1) A driver turning right at an intersection must make the turn in accordance with this rule unless:
(a) the driver is turning, at B lights or traffic arrows, in accordance with Division 2 of Part 17, or
(b) subrule (4) applies to the driver.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
Note :
"B lights" ,
"intersection" and
"traffic arrows" are defined in the Dictionary.
(2) If there is a turn line indicating how the turn is required to be made, the driver must make the turn as indicated by the turn line.
Note :
"Turn line" is defined in the Dictionary.
(3) If there is no turn line indicating how the turn is required to be made, the driver must make the turn so the driver:
(a) passes as near as practicable to the right of the centre of the intersection, and
(b) turns into the left of the centre of the road the driver is entering, unless the driver is entering a one-way road.
Note :
"Centre of the road" is defined in the Dictionary.
Examples :

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(4) A driver may turn right other than as indicated by a turn line if:
(a) the driver's vehicle, together with any load or projection, is 7.5 metres long, or longer, and
(b) the vehicle displays a do not overtake turning vehicle sign, and
(c) it is not practicable for the driver to turn right as indicated by the turn line, and
(d) the driver can safely make the turn other than as indicated by the turn line.
Note 1 :
"Driver's vehicle" is defined in the Dictionary.
Note 2 :
"Vehicle" includes a combination--see rule 15 (d).
Note 3 : Rule 316-2 makes it an offence for a do not overtake turning vehicle sign to be displayed on the rear of a motor vehicle or a trailer attached to a motor vehicle unless the vehicle is, or the vehicle and trailer together are, 7.5 metres or more in length.
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Do not overtake turning vehicle signs
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Note 1 for diagrams : These signs are displayed on certain long vehicles.
Note 2 for diagrams : These signs must comply with the size requirements set out in rule 316-1.



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