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Road Rules 2014
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149 Giving way when lines of traffic merge into a single line of traffic
A driver in a line of traffic that is merging with one or more lines of traffic travelling in the same direction as the driver must give way to a vehicle in another line of traffic if any part of the vehicle is ahead of the driver’s vehicle.Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.Note 1.Driver’s vehicle is defined in the Dictionary.Note 2.For this rule, give way means the driver must slow down and, if necessary, stop to avoid a collision—see the definition in the Dictionary.Example.
In this example, vehicle B must give way to vehicle A.