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Road Rules 2014
Current version for 29 November 2019 to date (accessed 10 December 2019 at 10:51)
Part 7 Division 1 Rule 68
68   Stopping and giving way at a stop sign or stop line at other places
(1)  A driver approaching or at a place with a stop sign or stop line must stop and give way in accordance with this rule, unless the place is—
(a)  an intersection, or
(b)  a children’s crossing, or
(c)  an area of a road that is not a children’s crossing only because it does not have—
(i)  children crossing flags, or
(ii)  children’s crossing signs and twin yellow lights, or
(d)  a level crossing, or
(e)  a place with twin red lights.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
Examples.
 
1   
A stop sign at a break in a dividing strip dividing the part of the road used by the main body of moving vehicles from a service road.
2   
A stop sign on an exit from a carpark where the exit joins the road.
Note 1.
 Children’s crossing is defined in rule 80, intersection, stop line and twin red lights are defined in the Dictionary, and level crossing is defined in rule 120.
Note 2.
 For this rule, give way means the driver must remain stationary until it is safe for the driver to proceed—see the definition in the Dictionary.
Note 3.
 For the stopping and giving way rules applying to a driver at an intersection or level crossing with a stop sign or stop line, see rule 67 (intersections) and rule 121 (level crossings). Rule 80 deals with stopping at a stop line at a children’s crossing.
(2)  The driver must stop as near as practicable to, but before reaching—
(a)  the stop line, or
(b)  if there is no stop line—the stop sign.
(3)  The driver must give way to any vehicle or pedestrian at or near the stop line or stop sign.
Examples.
 
Example 1Stopping and giving way at a stop sign at a break in a dividing strip
Example 2Stopping and giving way at a stop sign where a carpark exit joins a road
In each example, vehicle B must stop and give way to vehicle A.