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Road Rules 2014
Current version for 1 February 2019 to date (accessed 25 April 2019 at 14:50)
Part 11 Division 7 Rule 164A
164A   Staying stopped if a tram comes from behind a stopped driver and stops
(1)  A driver must comply with this rule if:
(a)  the driver is stopped beside a tram stop, and
(b)  a tram stops at the tram stop, except at the far left side of the road, and
(c)  there is no safety zone, dividing strip or traffic island between the tram and the part of the road where the driver is driving, and
(d)  there is no other law of this jurisdiction (other than subrule (4)) that permits the driver to proceed past the tram.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
 Dividing strip, traffic island and tram stop are defined in the Dictionary, and safety zone is defined in rule 162.
(2)  The driver must not proceed if:
(a)  one or more of the doors on the side of the tram closest to the driver are open or opening, or
(b)  a pedestrian is entering or crossing the road between the tram tracks and the far left side of the road.
(3)  If the tram remains at the tram stop and subrules (2) (a) and (b) do not apply, the driver must not proceed past the tram at a speed greater than 10 kilometres per hour.
(4)  However, subrules (2) and (3) do not apply if the driver is directed to proceed past the tram by an authorised person.
(5)  In this rule:
tram includes a bus travelling along tram tracks.