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Road Rules 2014
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79 Giving way to police and emergency vehicles
(1) A driver must give way to a police or emergency vehicle that is displaying a flashing blue or red light (whether or not it is also displaying other lights) or sounding an alarm.Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.Note 1.Emergency vehicle and police vehicle are defined in the Dictionary.Note 2.For this rule, give way means:(a) if the driver is stopped—remain stationary until it is safe to proceed, or—see the definition in the Dictionary.(b) in any other case—slow down and, if necessary, stop to avoid a collision,(2) This rule applies to the driver despite any other rule of these Rules that would otherwise require the driver of a police or emergency vehicle to give way to the driver.