Rule 39(1) amended by S.R. No. 135/2021 rule 16.
(1) A driver must not make a U-turn at a break in a dividing strip on a road if there is a no U-turn sign at the break in the dividing strip.
Penalty: In the case of a bicycle or an electric scooter, 3 penalty units;
In the case of any other vehicle, 5 penalty units.
1 Dividing strip is defined in the dictionary.
2 Rule 322(5) and (6) deal with the meaning of a traffic sign at a break in a dividing strip.
(2) A driver must not make a U-turn on a length of road to which a no U-turn sign applies.
Penalty: 3 penalty units.
Length of road is defined in the dictionary.
(3) A no U-turn sign on a road (except a no U-turn sign at an intersection or at a break in a dividing strip) applies to the length of road beginning at the sign and ending at the nearer of the following—
(a) the next intersection on the road;
(b) if the road ends at a T-intersection or dead end—the end of the road.
1 Intersection and T-intersection are defined in the dictionary.
2 Rule 322(1) and (2) deal with the meaning of a traffic sign on a road.
No U-turn signs
No U-turn sign (Variable illuminated message sign)
Note for diagrams
There is another permitted version of the no U-turn sign (Standard sign)—see the diagram in Schedule 3.