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Road Rules 2014
Current version for 1 February 2019 to date (accessed 27 June 2019 at 02:56)
Part 7 Division 3
Division 3 Entering or leaving road related areas and adjacent land
74   Giving way when entering a road from a road related area or adjacent land
(1)  A driver entering a road from a road related area, or adjacent land, without traffic lights or a stop sign, stop line, give way sign or give way line must give way to:
(a)  any vehicle travelling on the road or turning into the road (except a vehicle turning right into the road from a road related area or adjacent land), and
(b)  any pedestrian on the road, and
(c)  any vehicle or pedestrian on any road related area that the driver crosses to enter the road, and
(d)  for a driver entering the road from a road related area:
(i)  any pedestrian on the road related area, and
(ii)  any other vehicle ahead of the driver’s vehicle or approaching from the left or right.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
Note 1.
 Adjacent land, give way line, stop line and traffic lights are defined in the Dictionary, and road related area is defined in rule 13.
Note 2.
 Adjacent land or a road related area can include a driveway, service station or shopping centre—see the definitions of adjacent land and road related area. Some shopping centres may include roads—see the definition of road in rule 12.
Note 3.
 Part 6 applies to the driver if there are traffic lights. Rule 68 applies to the driver if there is a stop sign or stop line, and rule 71 applies to the driver if there is a give way sign or give way line.
Note 4.
 For this rule, give way means the driver must slow down and, if necessary, stop to avoid a collision—see the definition in the Dictionary.
(2)  In this rule:
road does not include a road related area.
Note.
 A road related area includes any shoulder of a road—see rule 13.
Example.
 
Driver entering a road from a road related area giving way to a pedestrian on the footpath and a vehicle on the road
In this example, vehicle B must give way to the pedestrian on the footpath and to vehicle A.
75   Giving way when entering a road related area or adjacent land from a road
(1)  A driver entering a road related area or adjacent land from a place on a road without traffic lights or a stop sign, stop line, give way sign or give way line must give way to:
(a)  any pedestrian on the road, and
(b)  any vehicle or pedestrian on any road related area that the driver crosses or enters, and
(c)  if the driver is turning right from the road—any oncoming vehicle on the road that is going straight ahead or turning left, and
(d)  if the road the driver is leaving ends at a T-intersection opposite the road related area or adjacent land and the driver is crossing the continuing road—any vehicle on the continuing road.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
Note 1.
 Adjacent land, continuing road, give way line, oncoming vehicle, stop line, straight ahead, T-intersection and traffic lights are defined in the Dictionary, and road related area is defined in rule 13.
Note 2.
 Adjacent land or a road related area can include a driveway, service station or shopping centre—see the definitions of adjacent land and road related area. Some shopping centres may include roads—see the definition of road in rule 12.
Note 3.
 For this rule, give way means the driver must slow down and, if necessary, stop to avoid a collision—see the definition in the Dictionary.
Note 4.
 Part 6 applies to the driver if there are traffic lights. Rule 68 applies to the driver if there is a stop sign or stop line, and rule 71 applies to the driver if there is a give way sign or give way line.
(2)  In this rule:
road does not include a road related area.
Note.
 A road related area includes any shoulder of a road—see rule 13.
Examples.
 
Example 1Driver turning right from a road into a road related area giving way to an oncoming vehicle that is going straight ahead and to a pedestrian on the footpath
Example 2Driver crossing a continuing road at a T-intersection to enter a road related area giving way to a vehicle on the continuing road
In each example, vehicle B must give way to vehicle A. In example 1, vehicle B must also give way to the pedestrian on the footpath.