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ROAD RULES 2014 - REG 86

Giving way in median turning bays

86 Giving way in median turning bays

(1) A driver entering a median turning bay must give way to any oncoming vehicle already in the turning bay.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
Note 1 :
"Oncoming vehicle" is defined in the Dictionary.
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) In this rule:

"median turning bay" means a marked lane, or the part of a marked lane:
(a) to which a median turning lane sign applies, or
(b) where traffic lane arrows applying to the lane indicate that vehicles travelling in opposite directions must turn right.
Note :
"Marked lane" and
"traffic lane arrows" are defined in the Dictionary.
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Example :

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



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