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AUSTRALIAN ROAD RULES - REG 143

143—Passing or overtaking a vehicle displaying a do not overtake turning vehicle sign

        (1)         A driver must not drive past, or overtake, to the left of a vehicle displaying a do not overtake turning vehicle sign if the vehicle is turning left and is giving a left change of direction signal, unless it is safe to do so.

Offence provision.

Note—

"Left change of direction signal" and "overtake" are defined in the dictionary.

        (1A)         A driver must not drive past, or overtake, to the left of a vehicle displaying a do not overtake turning vehicle sign unless—

            (a)         the driver is driving on a multi-lane road and the vehicle can be safely overtaken in a marked lane to the left of the vehicle; or

            (b)         the vehicle is turning right, or making a U-turn from the centre of the road, and is giving a right change of direction signal and it is safe to overtake to the left of the vehicle; or

            (c)         the vehicle is stationary and it is safe to overtake to the left of the vehicle.

Offence provision.

Note—

"Centre of the road, marked lane, multi-lane road, overtake, right change of direction signal" and "U-turn" are defined in the dictionary.

        (2)         A driver must not drive past, or overtake, to the right of a vehicle displaying a do not overtake turning vehicle sign if the vehicle is turning right, or making a U-turn from the centre of the road, and is giving a right change of direction signal, unless it is safe to do so.

Offence provision.

Example—

A driver driving on a multi-lane road who is turning right at an intersection to which a right turn only sign applies may drive past a vehicle displaying a do not overtake turning vehicle sign that is turning right from another marked lane, and giving a right change of direction signal, if it is safe to do so.

Note—

"Centre of the road", "right change of direction signal" and "U-turn" are defined in the dictionary.

        (3)         In this rule—

"turning right" does not include making a hook turn.

Note—

Part 4, Division 3 deals with making hook turns.


Do not overtake turning vehicle signs

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Note for diagrams—

These signs are displayed on certain long vehicles.



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