(1) The driver of a motor vehicle that is moving, or is stationary but not parked, must—
(a) occupy the driver's seating position that is fitted with an approved seatbelt; and
(b) wear the seatbelt, unless the driver is reversing the vehicle or exempt from wearing a seatbelt under rule 267, 267A, 267B or 267C.
Penalty: In the case of a natural person, 10 penalty units;
In the case of a body corporate, 120 penalty units.
1 A body corporate may be guilty of the offence by force of section 84BC of the Road Safety Act 1986 .
2 Driver is defined in rule 16. Motor vehicle is defined in the Road Safety Act 1986 . Approved seatbelt and park are defined in the dictionary.
(2) For the purposes of the definition of seatbelt offence in section 84(8) of the Act, the offence under subrule (1) is a seatbelt offence.
(3) For the purposes of the definition of camera detected seatbelt offence in section 84AB(3) of the Act, the offence under subrule (1) is a camera detected seatbelt offence.
Rule 264A inserted by S.R. No. 7/2023 rule 10.