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ROAD RULES 2014 - REG 75

Giving way when entering a road related area or adjacent land from a road

75 Giving way when entering a road related area or adjacent land from a road

(1) A driver entering a road related area or adjacent land from a place on a road without traffic lights or a stop sign, stop line, give way sign or give way line must give way to:
(a) any pedestrian on the road, and
(b) any vehicle or pedestrian on any road related area that the driver crosses or enters, and
(c) if the driver is turning right from the road--any oncoming vehicle on the road that is going straight ahead or turning left, and
(d) if the road the driver is leaving ends at a T-intersection opposite the road related area or adjacent land and the driver is crossing the continuing road--any vehicle on the continuing road.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
Note 1 :
"Adjacent land" ,
"continuing road" ,
"give way line" ,
"oncoming vehicle" ,
"stop line" ,
"straight ahead" ,
"T-intersection" and
"traffic lights" are defined in the Dictionary, and
"road related area" is defined in rule 13.
Note 2 : Adjacent land or a road related area can include a driveway, service station or shopping centre--see the definitions of
"adjacent land" and
"road related area" . Some shopping centres may include roads--see the definition of
"road" in rule 12.
Note 3 : 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.
Note 4 : Part 6 applies to the driver if there are traffic lights. Rule 68 applies to the driver if there is a stop sign or stop line, and rule 71 applies to the driver if there is a give way sign or give way line.
(2) In this rule:

"road" does not include a road related area.
Note : A
"road related area" includes any shoulder of a road--see rule 13.
Examples :

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In each example, vehicle B must give way to vehicle A. In example 1, vehicle B must also give way to the pedestrian on the footpath.



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