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ROAD RULES 2014 - REG 69

Giving way at a give way sign or give way line at an intersection (except a roundabout)

69 Giving way at a give way sign or give way line at an intersection (except a roundabout)

(1) A driver at an intersection (except a roundabout) with a give way sign or give way line must give way in accordance with this rule.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
Note 1 :
"Give way line" and
"intersection" are defined in the Dictionary, and
"roundabout" is defined in rule 109. This rule also applies to T-intersections--see the definition of
"intersection" .
Note 2 : For this rule,
"give way" means the driver must slow down and, if necessary, stop to avoid a collision--see the definition in the Dictionary.
(2) Unless the driver is turning left using a slip lane, 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" ,
"oncoming vehicle" ,
"slip lane" ,
"stop line" and
"U-turn" are defined in the Dictionary.
(2A) If the driver is turning left using a slip lane, the driver must give way to:
(a) any vehicle on the road the driver is entering, or turning right at the intersection into the road the driver is entering (except a vehicle making a U-turn at the intersection), and
(b) any other vehicle or pedestrian on the slip lane.
(3) 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.
(4) 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 give way to each vehicle A.

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

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In example 5, vehicle B must give way to vehicle A.



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