(1) A driver entering a road from a road related area or adjacent land, must give way in accordance with this rule if the place on the road is without all of the following—
(a) traffic lights;
(b) stop sign ;
(c) stop line;
(d) give way sign ;
(e) give way line.
Penalty: 5 penalty units.
(2) The driver entering the road must give way to—
(a) any vehicle travelling on the road or turning into the road (except a vehicle turning right into the road from a road related area or adjacent land); and
Rule 74(2)(aa) inserted by S.R. No. 121/2020 rule 6(1).
(aa) a driver making a U-turn on the road; and
(b) any pedestrian on the road; and
(c) any vehicle or pedestrian on any road related area that the driver crosses to enter the road; and
(d) for a driver entering the road from a road related area—
(i) any pedestrian on the road related area; and
(ii) any other vehicle ahead of the driver's vehicle or approaching from the left or right.
Note 1 to rule 74(2) amended by S.R. No. 121/2020 rule 6(2).
1 "Adjacent land", give way line , stop line , traffic lights and U-turn are defined in the dictionary. Road related area is defined in rule 13.
2 Adjacent land or a road related area can include a driveway, service station or shopping centre. Some shopping centres may include roads—see the definition of "road" in rule 12.
3 Part 6 applies to the driver if there are traffic lights. Rule 68 applies to the driver if there is a stop sign or stop line. Rule 71 applies to the driver if there is a give way sign or give way line.
4 For this rule, "give way" means the driver must slow down and, if necessary, stop to avoid a collision—see the definition in the dictionary.
(3) In this rule—
"road" does not include a road related area.
A "road related area" includes any shoulder of a road—see rule 13.
Driver entering a road from a road related area giving way to a pedestrian on the footpath and a vehicle on the road.
In this example, vehicle B must give way to the pedestrian on the footpath and to vehicle A.