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Road Rules 2014
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81 Giving way at a pedestrian crossing
(1) A driver approaching a pedestrian crossing must drive at a speed at which the driver can, if necessary, stop safely before the crossing.Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.Note.Pedestrian crossing is defined in subrule (3).(2) A driver must give way to any pedestrian on a pedestrian crossing.Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.Note.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.(3) A pedestrian crossing is an area of a road:(a) at a place with white stripes on the road surface that:(i) run lengthwise along the road, and(ii) are of approximately the same length, and(iii) are approximately parallel to each other, and(iv) are in a row that extends completely, or partly, across the road, and(b) with or without either or both of the following:(i) a pedestrian crossing sign,(ii) alternating flashing twin yellow lights.Note 1.Twin yellow lights is defined in the Dictionary.Note 2.Rule 322 (3) and (4) deal with the meaning of a traffic sign at a place.
In each of these examples, the driver must give way to the pedestrian on the crossing.