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Road Rules 2014
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218 Using headlights on high-beam
(1) The driver of a vehicle must not use the vehicle’s headlights on high-beam, or allow the vehicle’s headlights to be used on high-beam, if the driver is driving—(a) less than 200 metres behind a vehicle travelling in the same direction as the driver, or(b) less than 200 metres from an oncoming vehicle.Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.Note.High-beam and oncoming vehicle are defined in the Dictionary.(2) However, if the driver is overtaking a vehicle, the driver may briefly switch the headlights from low-beam to high-beam immediately before the driver begins to overtake the vehicle.Note.Low-beam and overtake are defined in the Dictionary.Examples.