This legislation has been repealed.
(1) In this
regulation, "long vehicle" means a vehicle of more than 8 metres in length,
inclusive of any projection and of its load, or a vehicle with dual wheels on
any axle or a vehicle towing another vehicle.
(2) Except when
overtaking and passing, the driver of a long vehicle when following another
long vehicle shall, wherever conditions permit, keep his vehicle not less than
60 metres behind the other vehicle.
(3) This regulation
does not apply to a long vehicle in a built-up area or to a long vehicle on a
carriageway provided with 2 or more marked lanes available exclusively for
vehicles travelling in the same direction as that in which the long vehicle is
(4) Except when
overtaking and passing, the driver of any vehicle shall, when following
another vehicle, keep such distance behind it, as will enable him to stop his
vehicle in an emergency with safety and without running into the vehicle in
front of him.
[Regulation 509 amended in Gazette
25 September 1981 p.4097.]