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ROAD RULES 2014 - REG 155

Tram lanes

155 Tram lanes

(1) A driver (except the driver of a tram, tram recovery vehicle or public bus) must not drive in a tram lane, unless the driver is permitted to drive in the tram lane under this rule or rule 158.
: Maximum penalty--20 penalty units.
Note 1 :
"Public bus" ,
"tram" and
"tram recovery vehicle" are defined in the Dictionary.
Note 2 : Rule 158 provides additional exceptions applying to this rule, and also provides a defence to the prosecution of a driver for an offence against this rule.
(2) A driver may drive in a tram lane if the driver is driving a truck and it is necessary for the driver to drive in the tram lane to reach a place to drop off, or pick up, passengers or goods.
(3) A
"tram lane" is a part of a road with tram tracks that--
(a) is between a tram lane sign and an end tram lane sign, and
(b) is marked along the left side of the tracks (when facing the direction of travel of a tram on the tracks) by a continuous yellow line parallel to the tracks.
Note :
"Tram tracks" is defined in the Dictionary.

Example :


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