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ROAD SAFETY ROAD RULES 2017 - REG 97

Road access signs

    (1)     A driver must not drive on a length of road to which a road access sign applies if information on or with the sign indicates that the driver or the driver's vehicle is not permitted beyond the sign.

Penalty:     3 penalty units.

Note

"Driver's vehicle", length of road and with are defined in the dictionary.

    (2)     A road access sign on a road applies to the length of road beginning at the sign (including any road into which the length of road merges) and ending—

        (a)     if the sign is on a freeway—at an end freeway sign or end road access sign on the road; or

        (b)     if the sign is not on a freeway—at the nearer of the following—

              (i)     if the road ends at a T-intersection or dead end—the end of the road;

              (ii)     an end road access sign on the road.

    (3)     This rule does not apply to the driver of a vehicle which is being driven on the length of road to which a road access sign applies with the written consent of the Corporation.

Example

A road access sign on an access ramp to a freeway applies to the access ramp and the freeway into which the access ramp merges.

Notes

1     Freeway is defined in rule 177. T-intersection is defined in the dictionary.

2     Rule 229 applies the road access sign to pedestrians.

Road access sign

End freeway sign

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End road access sign

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Notes for diagrams

1     There is another permitted version of the road access sign and the end freeway sign —see the diagrams in Schedule 3.

2     A road access sign may indicate that it applies to different or additional vehicles or persons—see  rule 316(4).



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