Road Rules 2014
Current version for 29 November 2019 to date (accessed 6 June 2020 at 12:20)
Part 4 Division 3
Division 3 Hook turns at intersections
34   Making a hook turn at a hook turn only sign
(1)  A driver turning right at an intersection with traffic lights and a hook turn only sign must turn right by making a hook turn in accordance with this rule.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
Note.
 Intersection and traffic lights are defined in the Dictionary.
(2)  To make a hook turn, the driver must take, in sequence, each of the following steps—
1  Approach and enter the intersection from as near as practicable to the far left side of the road that the driver is leaving.
2  Move forward, keeping as near as practicable to the left of the intersection and clear of any marked foot crossing, until the driver is as near as practicable to the far side of the road that the driver is entering.
3  Remain at the position reached under step 2 until the traffic lights on the road that the driver is entering change to green.
4  Turn right into that road.
Note.
 Marked foot crossing is defined in the Dictionary.
(3)  In this rule—
road does not include a road related area.
Note.
 Road related area is defined in rule 13.
 
 
Example.
Hook turn only sign
Making a hook turn at a hook turn only sign
35   Optional hook turn by a bicycle rider
(1)  The rider of a bicycle turning right at an intersection without a hook turn only sign, or a no hook turn by bicycles sign, may turn right at the intersection by making a right turn under Division 2 or a hook turn under this rule.
Note.
 Bicycle and intersection are defined in the Dictionary.
(2)  The rider must make a hook turn under this rule in accordance with subrule (3).
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
(3)  To make a hook turn under this rule, the rider must take, in sequence, each of the following steps—
1  Approach and enter the intersection from as near as practicable to the far left side of the road that the rider is leaving.
2  Move forward—
(a)  keeping as near as practicable to the far left side of the intersection, and
(b)  keeping clear of any marked foot crossing, and
(c)  keeping clear, as far as practicable, of any driver turning left from the left of the intersection,
until the rider is as near as practicable to the far side of the road that the rider is entering.
3  If there are traffic lights at the intersection, remain at the position reached under step 2 until the traffic lights on the road that the rider is entering change to green.
4  If there are no traffic lights at the intersection, remain at the position reached under step 2 until the rider has given way to approaching drivers on the road that the rider is leaving.
5  Turn right into the road that the rider is entering.
Note.
 Approaching and marked foot crossing are defined in the Dictionary.
(4)  To make a hook turn under this rule at an intersection that has a bicycle hook turn storage area on the left side of the intersection as the rider approaches the intersection, the rider must take the following initial 2 steps instead of the initial 2 steps listed in subrule (3)—
1  Approach the intersection from the far left side of the road the rider is leaving and enter the intersection by moving into the bicycle hook turn storage area, keeping clear of any marked foot crossing.
2  Move forward in the bicycle hook turn storage area until the rider is as near as practicable to the far side of the road that the rider is entering.
Note.
 Bicycle hook turn storage area is defined in the Dictionary.
Example.
 
Example.
 
Bicycle rider making a hook turn at an intersection without traffic lights
36   Bicycle rider making a hook turn contrary to no hook turn by bicycles sign
The rider of a bicycle must not make a hook turn at an intersection that has a no hook turn by bicycles sign.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
Note.
 Bicycle and intersection are defined in the Dictionary.
 
No hook turn by bicycles sign