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Road Rules 2014
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63 Giving way at an intersection with traffic lights not operating or only partly operating
(1) This rule applies to a driver at an intersection if traffic lights at the intersection are not operating, or the traffic lights are showing only a flashing yellow traffic light.Note.Intersection and yellow traffic light are defined in the Dictionary.(2) If there is a traffic light-stop sign at the intersection, the driver must comply with rule 67 as if the sign were a stop sign at an intersection without traffic lights.Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.Note 1.Rule 322 (3) and (4) deal with the meaning of a traffic sign at an intersection.Note 2.Rule 67 deals with stopping and giving way at a stop sign or stop line at an intersection without traffic lights.Note 3.There is no requirement under Division 1 of this Part for a driver to stop for a flashing yellow traffic light or traffic lights that are not operating.(3) If there is no traffic light-stop sign at the intersection, the driver must give way to vehicles and pedestrians at or near the intersection in accordance with rule 72 or 73 as if the intersection were an intersection without traffic lights, or a stop sign, stop line, give way sign or give way line.Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.Note 1.Give way line and stop line are defined in the Dictionary.Note 2.Rules 72 and 73 deal with giving way at an intersection (except a roundabout) without traffic lights, or a stop sign, stop line, give way sign or give way line applying to the driver.
(4) Subrule (3) does not apply if the intersection is a roundabout.Note 1.Roundabout is defined in the Dictionary.Note 2.Rule 114 requires a driver entering a roundabout to give way to any vehicle in the roundabout and to any tram that is entering or approaching the roundabout.