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Road Rules 2014
Current version for 1 February 2019 to date (accessed 27 June 2019 at 02:38)
Part 16 Rule 269
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.
 Bus is defined in the Dictionary.