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Road Rules 2014
Current version for 29 November 2019 to date (accessed 8 August 2020 at 23:03)
269 Opening doors and getting out of a vehicle etc
(1) A person must not get off, or out of, a moving vehicle, unless the person is engaged in the door-to-door delivery or collection of goods, or in the collection of waste or garbage, and the vehicle is not travelling over 5 kilometres per hour.Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.Note 1.Vehicle is defined in rule 15.Note 2.Rule 237 deals with persons getting on, or into, a moving vehicle.(2) Subrule (1) does not apply to a person getting off a bicycle or animal.(3) A person must not cause a hazard to any person or vehicle by opening a door of a vehicle, leaving a door of a vehicle open, or getting off, or out of, a vehicle.Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.(4) The driver of a bus must not drive the bus unless the doors of the bus are closed while the bus is moving.Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.Note.Bus is defined in the Dictionary.