(1) The rider of a bicycle riding on a length of road with a bicycle lane designed for bicycles travelling in the same direction as the rider must ride in the bicycle lane unless it is impracticable to do so.
Penalty: 3 penalty units.
Rule 153 defines a bicycle lane and deals with the use of bicycle lanes by other vehicles.
(2) In this rule—
"road" does not include a road related area.
"Road related area" includes the shoulder of a road—see rule 13.