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Road Rules 2014
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240 Wheeled recreational devices and toys not to be used on certain roads
(1) A person must not travel in or on a wheeled recreational device or wheeled toy on—(a) a road with a dividing line or median strip, or(b) a road on which the speed limit is greater than 50 kilometres per hour, or(c) a one-way road with more than 1 marked lane.Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.Note.Dividing line, marked lane, median strip and one-way road are defined in the Dictionary.(2) A person must not travel in or on a wheeled recreational device—(a) on a road that is declared, under another law of this jurisdiction, to be a road on which wheeled recreational devices are prohibited, or(b) on a road at night, or(c) on a road at any time while any person travelling in or on the device is wholly or partly assisted in propelling the device by means other than human power.Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.Note 1.Night is defined in the Dictionary.Note 2.Subrule (2)(c) is not uniform with the corresponding paragraph in rule 240 of the Australian Road Rules. However, the corresponding paragraph in the Australian Road Rules allows another law of this jurisdiction to prohibit a person from travelling in or on a wheeled recreational device at other times. Different rules may apply in other Australian jurisdictions.(3) A person must not travel in or on a wheeled toy—(a) on a road that is declared, under another law of this jurisdiction, to be a road on which wheeled toys are prohibited, or(b) on a road at a particular time if another law of this jurisdiction prohibits wheeled toys on all roads, or that road, at that time.Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.(3A) Subrules (1) and (2) do not apply to a person who is crossing a road in or on a wheeled recreational device or wheeled toy, if the person—(a) crosses the road by the shortest safe route, and(b) does not stay on the road longer than necessary to cross the road safely, and(c) is not prohibited, under another law of this jurisdiction, from crossing the road in or on the wheeled recreational device or wheeled toy.(4) In subrules (1) and (2)(b), road does not include a road related area but includes any shoulder of the road.