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ROAD RULES 2014 - REG 67

Stopping and giving way at a stop sign or stop line at an intersection without traffic lights

67 Stopping and giving way at a stop sign or stop line at an intersection without traffic lights

(1) A driver at an intersection with a stop sign or stop line, but without traffic lights, must stop and give way in accordance with this rule.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
Note 1 :
"Intersection" and
"stop line" are defined in the Dictionary. This rule applies also to T-intersections--see the definition of
"intersection" .
Note 2 : For this rule,
"give way" means the driver must remain stationary until it is safe for the driver to proceed--see the definition in the Dictionary.
Note 3 : Part 6 deals with stopping and giving way at an intersection with traffic lights.
Note 4 : This rule only applies to a driver turning left using a slip lane if the stop sign or stop line applies to the slip lane--see Part 20, Divisions 2 and 3, especially rules 330 and 345.
(2) The driver must stop as near as practicable to, but before reaching:
(a) the stop line, or
(b) if there is no stop line--the intersection.
(3) The driver must give way to a vehicle in, entering or approaching the intersection except:
(a) an oncoming vehicle turning right at the intersection if a stop sign, stop line, give way sign or give way line applies to the driver of the oncoming vehicle, or
(b) a vehicle turning left at the intersection using a slip lane, or
(c) a vehicle making a U-turn.
Note :
"Enter" ,
"give way line" ,
"oncoming vehicle" ,
"slip lane" and
"U-turn" are defined in the Dictionary.
(4) If the driver is turning left or right or making a U-turn, the driver must also give way to any pedestrian at or near the intersection who is crossing the road, or part of the road, the driver is entering.
Note : Rule 353 (1) specifies that a driver is not required to give way to a pedestrian who is crossing the road that the driver is leaving, and rule 353 (2) provides that a pedestrian who is only crossing a part of a road is considered to be crossing the road.
(5) For this rule, an oncoming vehicle travelling through a T-intersection on the continuing road is taken not to be turning.
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Examples :

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In example 2, vehicle B must stop and give way to each vehicle A.

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In examples 3 and 4, vehicle B must stop and give way to vehicle A.



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