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ROAD SAFETY ROAD RULES 2017 - REG 33

Making a right turn

    (1)     A driver turning right at an intersection must make the turn in accordance with this rule unless—

        (a)     the driver is turning, at B lights or traffic arrows, in accordance with Division 2 of Part 17; or

        (b)     subrule (4) applies to the driver.

Penalty:     3 penalty units.

Notes

1     B lights , intersection and traffic arrows are defined in the dictionary.

2     Division 2 of Part 17 provides for priority to be given to public buses at intersections with B lights or a white traffic arrow .

    (2)     If there is a turn line indicating how the turn is required to be made, the driver must make the turn as indicated by the turn line.

Note

Turn line is defined in the dictionary.

    (3)     If there is no turn line indicating how the turn is required to be made, the driver must make the turn so the driver

        (a)     passes as near as practicable to the right of the centre of the intersection; and

        (b)     turns into the left of the centre of the road the driver is entering, unless the driver is entering a one-way road.

Note

Centre of the road is defined in the dictionary.

Examples

1     Making a right turn as indicated by turn lines

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2     Making a right turn from a road with no road marking indicating how to make the turn

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    (4)     A driver may turn right other than as indicated by a turn line if—

        (a)     the driver's vehicle, together with any load or projection, is 7·5 metres long, or longer; and

        (b)     the vehicle displays a do not overtake turning vehicle sign ; and

        (c)     it is not practicable for the driver to turn right as indicated by the turn line; and

        (d)     the driver can safely make the turn other than as indicated by the turn line.

Notes

1     "Driver's vehicle" is defined in the dictionary.

2     "Vehicle" includes a combination—see rule 15(d).

Do not overtake turning vehicle signs

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Note for diagrams

These signs are displayed on certain long vehicles.

Division 3—Hook turns at intersections



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