(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.
"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.
Rule 97(3) amended by S.R. No. 153/2019 rule 4(Sch. 1 item 2).
(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 Secretary.
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.
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
End road access sign
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).