Rule 68(1) amended by S.R. No. 135/2021 rule 27.
(1) A driver approaching or at a place with a stop sign or stop line must stop and give way in accordance with this rule, unless the place is—
(a) an intersection; or
(b) a children's crossing; or
(c) an area of a road that is not a children's crossing only because it does not have—
(i) children crossing flags; or
(ii) children's crossing signs and twin yellow lights; or
(d) a level crossing; or
(e) a place with twin red lights.
Penalty: In the case of a bicycle or an electric scooter, 5 penalty units;
In the case of any other vehicle, 10 penalty units.
1 A stop sign at a break in a dividing strip dividing the part of the road used by the main body of moving vehicles from a service road.
2 A stop sign on an exit from a carpark where the exit joins the road.
1 "Intersection", stop line , twin red lights and twin yellow lights are defined in the dictionary. Children's crossing is defined in rule 80 and "level crossing" is defined in rule 120.
2 For this rule, "give way" means the driver must remain stationary until it is safe for the driver to proceed—see the definition in the dictionary.
3 For the stopping and giving way rules applying to a driver at an intersection or level crossing with a stop sign or stop line, see rule 67 (intersections) and rule 121 (level crossings). Rule 80 deals with stopping at a stop line at a children's crossing.
(2) The driver must stop as near as practicable to, but before reaching—
(a) the stop line; or
(b) if there is no stop line—the stop sign .
(3) The driver must give way to any vehicle or pedestrian at or near the stop sign .
Stopping and giving way at a stop sign where a carpark exit joins a road
In each example, vehicle B must stop and give way to vehicle A.