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Road Rules 2014
Historical version for 30 June 2015 to 31 August 2015 (accessed 5 August 2020 at 00:27) Current version
123 Entering a level crossing when a train or tram is approaching etc
A driver must not enter a level crossing if:(a) warning lights (for example, twin red lights or rotating red lights) are operating or warning bells are ringing, or(b) a gate, boom or barrier at the crossing is closed or is opening or closing, or(c) a train or tram is on or entering the crossing, or(d) a train or tram approaching the crossing can be seen from the crossing, or is sounding a warning, and there would be a danger of a collision with the train or tram if the driver entered the crossing, or(e) the driver cannot drive through the crossing because the crossing, or a road beyond the crossing, is blocked.Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.Examples for paragraph (e).The crossing, or a road beyond the crossing, may be blocked by congested traffic, a disabled vehicle, a collision between vehicles or between a vehicle and a pedestrian, or by stock on the road.Note.Approaching, enter, tram and twin red lights are defined in the Dictionary.