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ROAD RULES 2014 - REG 84

Giving way when driving through a break in a dividing strip

84 Giving way when driving through a break in a dividing strip

(1) If a driver drives through a break in a dividing strip that has no stop sign, stop line, give way sign or give way line, the driver must give way to:
(a) any tram on the dividing strip, and
(b) any vehicle travelling on the part of the road the driver is entering (except a vehicle to which a stop sign, stop line, give way sign, or give way line, applies).
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
Note 1 :
"Dividing strip" ,
"give way line" ,
"stop line" and
"tram" are defined in the Dictionary.
Note 2 : 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.
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.
(2) In this rule:

"tram" includes a bus travelling along tram tracks.
Note :
"Bus" and
"travelling along tram tracks" are defined in the Dictionary.
Examples :

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In each of the examples, vehicle B must give way to vehicle A.
Note to examples : A median strip is a particular kind of dividing strip--see the definition of
"median strip" in the Dictionary.



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