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Road Rules 2014
Current version for 28 October 2019 to date (accessed 19 November 2019 at 05:43)
Part 14 Division 1 Rule 236
236   Pedestrians not to cause a traffic hazard or obstruction
(1)  A pedestrian must not cause a traffic hazard by moving into the path of a driver.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
(2)  A pedestrian must not unreasonably obstruct the path of any driver or another pedestrian.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
(3)  For subrule (2), a pedestrian does not unreasonably obstruct the path of another pedestrian only by travelling more slowly than other pedestrians.
(4)  A pedestrian must not stand on, or move onto, a road to—
(a)  solicit contributions, employment or business from an occupant of a vehicle, or
(b)  hitchhike, or
(c)  display an advertisement, or
(d)  sell or offer articles for sale, or
(e)  wash or clean, or offer to wash or clean, the windscreen of a vehicle.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
(5)  A driver, or a passenger, in or on a vehicle must not buy, or offer to buy, an article or service from a person standing on a road.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
(6)  Subrules (4) and (5) do not apply to the carrying on of an activity permitted by another law of this jurisdiction.
(7)  In this rule—
road includes any shoulder of the road, and any median strip, painted island or traffic island, but does not include any other road related area.
Note.
 Median strip, painted island and traffic island are defined in the Dictionary, shoulder is defined in rule 12, and road related area is defined in rule 13.