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ROAD SAFETY ROAD RULES 2017 - REG 244F

Electric personal transporters not to be used on certain roads

    (1)     A person must not travel on an electric personal transporter on a road if there is a bicycle path, footpath, nature strip or shared path adjacent to the road, unless it is impracticable to travel on the bicycle path, footpath, nature strip or shared path.

Penalty:     3 penalty units.

Note

Footpath and nature strip are defined in the dictionary. Bicycle path is defined in rule 239 and shared path is defined in rule 242.

    (2)     A person must not travel on an electric personal transporter on—

        (a)     a road with a dividing line or median strip; or

        (b)     a road on which the speed-limit is greater than 50 kilometres per hour; or

        (c)     a one-way road with more than one marked lane.

Penalty:     3 penalty units.

Note

"Dividing line", marked lane , median strip and one-way road are defined in the dictionary.

    (3)     A person must not travel on an electric personal transporter on a road or road related area at night.

Penalty:     3 penalty units.

Note

Night is defined in the dictionary.

    (4)     Subrule (1) does not apply to a person travelling on an electric personal transporter in a shared zone.

    (5)     Subrule (2) does not apply to a person who is crossing a road on an electric personal transporter if the person—

        (a)     crosses the road by the shortest safe route; and

        (b)     does not stay on the road longer than necessary to cross the road safely; and

        (c)     is not prohibited, under these Rules, from crossing the road on an electric personal transporter.

    (6)     In subrules (1) and (2), "road" does not include a road related area, but includes any shoulder of the road.

Note

Road related area is defined in rule 13 and shoulder is defined in rule 12.



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