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Road Rules 2014
Current version for 5 July 2019 to date (accessed 22 August 2019 at 08:08)
Part 5 Division 1 Rule 45
45   What is changing direction
(1)  A driver changes direction if the driver changes direction to the left or the driver changes direction to the right.
(2)  A driver changes direction to the left by doing any of the following:
(a)  turning left,
(b)  changing marked lanes to the left,
(c)  diverging to the left,
(d)  entering a marked lane, or a line of traffic, to the left,
(e)  moving to the left from a stationary position,
(f)  turning left into a marked lane, or a line of traffic, from a median strip parking area,
(g)  at a T-intersection where the continuing road curves to the right—leaving the continuing road to proceed straight ahead onto the terminating road.
Note 1.
 Marked lane and median strip parking area are defined in the Dictionary.
Note 2.
 For the meaning of left, see rule 351 (1).
(3)  A driver changes direction to the right by doing any of the following:
(a)  turning right,
(b)  changing marked lanes to the right,
(c)  diverging to the right,
(d)  entering a marked lane, or a line of traffic, to the right,
(e)  moving to the right from a stationary position,
(f)  turning right into a marked lane, or a line of traffic, from a median strip parking area,
(g)  making a U-turn,
(h)  at a T-intersection where the continuing road curves to the left—leaving the continuing road to proceed straight ahead onto the terminating road.
Note 1.
 U-turn is defined in the Dictionary.
Note 2.
 For the meaning of right, see rule 351 (2).
Examples for subrules (2) (g) and (3) (h).
 
Example 1Driver indicating change of direction at a T-intersection where the continuing road curves to the right and the driver is proceeding straight ahead onto the terminating road
Example 2Driver indicating change of direction at a T-intersection where the continuing road curves to the left and the driver is proceeding straight ahead onto the terminating road