(1) The driver of a long vehicle must drive at least the required minimum distance behind another long vehicle travelling in front of the driver, unless the driver is—
(a) driving on a multi-lane road or any length of road in a built-up area; or
Penalty: 10 penalty units.
"Built-up area", length of road, multi-lane road and overtake are defined in the dictionary.
(2) In this rule—
"long vehicle" means a vehicle that, together with any load or projection, is 7·5 metres long, or longer;
"Vehicle" includes a combination—see rule 15(d).
"required minimum distance" means—
(a) for a road train that is behind a long vehicle—200 metres; or
(b) for a long vehicle other than a road train that is behind a long vehicle—60 metres;
A permit issued under the Road Safety (Vehicles) Regulations 2009 or under the Heavy Vehicle National Law (Victoria) for vehicles exceeding mass and dimension limits may specify a longer required minimum distance.
"road train" means a combination that is a road train as defined in the Heavy Vehicle National Law (Victoria).
Combination is defined in the dictionary.