Victorian Consolidated Regulations

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Opening doors and getting out of a vehicle etc.

    (1)     A person must not get off, or out of, a moving vehicle, unless the person is engaged in the door‑to-door delivery or collection of goods, or in the collection of waste or garbage, and the vehicle is not travelling over 5 kilometres per hour.

Penalty:     2 penalty units.


1     Vehicle is defined in rule 15.

2     Rule 237 deals with persons getting on, or into, a moving vehicle.

Rule 269(2) amended by S.R. No. 135/2021 rule 92.

    (2)     Subrule (1) does not apply to a person getting off a bicycle, an electric scooter or animal.

    (3)     A person must not cause a hazard to any person or vehicle by opening a door of a vehicle, leaving a door of a vehicle open, or getting off, or out of, a vehicle.

Penalty:     10 penalty units.

    (4)     The driver of a bus must not drive the bus unless the doors of the bus are closed while the bus is moving.

Penalty:     2 penalty units.


Bus is defined in the Road Safety Act 1986 .

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