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ROAD SAFETY ROAD RULES 2017 - REG 303

Riding an animal alongside more than one other rider

    (1)     The rider of an animal must not ride on a road that is not a multi-lane road alongside more than one other rider, unless subrule (3) applies to the rider.

Penalty:     3 penalty units.

Note

Multi-lane road is defined in the dictionary, and rider is defined in rule 17.

    (2)     The rider of an animal must not ride in a marked lane alongside more than one other rider in the marked lane, unless subrule (3) applies to the rider.

Penalty:     3 penalty units.

Note

Marked lane is defined in the dictionary.

    (3)     The rider of an animal may ride alongside more than one other rider if the rider is—

        (a)     overtaking the other riders or droving stock; or

        (b)     permitted to do so under Part 22 of these Rules.

Note

Overtake is defined in the dictionary.

    (4)     If the rider of an animal is riding on a road that is not a multi-lane road alongside another rider, or in a marked lane alongside another rider in the marked lane, the rider must ride not over 1·5 metres from the other rider.

Penalty:     3 penalty units.

    (5)     In this rule—

"road" does not include a road related area, but includes a bicycle path, shared path and any shoulder of the road.

Note

Bicycle path is defined in rule 239, road related area is defined in rule 13, shared path is defined in rule 242 and shoulder is defined in rule 12.



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