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Road Rules 2014
Current version for 28 October 2019 to date (accessed 13 November 2019 at 05:13)
Part 18 Division 2
Division 2 Rules for people in charge of animals
301   Leading an animal while in or on a vehicle
(1)  The driver of a motor vehicle must not lead an animal, including by tethering the animal to the motor vehicle, unless the driver is permitted to do so under another law of this jurisdiction.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
Note.
 Motor vehicle is defined in the Dictionary.
(2)  A person who is a passenger in, or on any part of, a motor vehicle must not lead an animal while the motor vehicle is moving unless the passenger is permitted to do so under another law of this jurisdiction.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
(3)  The rider of a bicycle must not lead an animal, including by tethering the animal to the bicycle, unless the rider is permitted to do so under another law of this jurisdiction.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
Note.
 Bicycle is defined in the Dictionary.
302   Rider of an animal on a footpath or nature strip to give way to pedestrians
The rider of an animal must give way to any pedestrian on a footpath or nature strip.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
Note 1.
 Footpath and nature strip are defined in the Dictionary, and pedestrian is defined in rule 18.
Note 2.
 For this rule, give way means the rider must slow down and, if necessary, stop to avoid a collision—see the definition in the Dictionary.
303   Riding an animal alongside more than 1 other rider
(1)  The rider of an animal must not ride on a road that is not a multi-lane road alongside more than 1 other rider, unless subrule (3) applies to the rider.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
Note.
 Multi-lane road is defined in the Dictionary, and rider is defined in rule 17.
(2)  The rider of an animal must not ride in a marked lane alongside more than 1 other rider in the marked lane, unless subrule (3) applies to the rider.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
Note.
 Marked lane is defined in the Dictionary.
(3)  The rider of an animal may ride alongside more than 1 other rider if the rider is—
(a)  overtaking the other riders or droving stock, or
(b)  permitted to do so under another law of this jurisdiction.
Note.
 Overtake is defined in the Dictionary.
(4)  If the rider of an animal is riding on a road that is not a multi-lane road alongside another rider, or in a marked lane alongside another rider in the marked lane, the rider must ride not over 1.5 metres from the other rider.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
(5)  In this rule—
road does not include a road related area, but includes a bicycle path, shared path and any shoulder of the road.
Note.
 Bicycle path is defined in rule 239, road related area is defined in rule 13, shared path is defined in rule 242, and shoulder is defined in rule 12.