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This legislation has been repealed.

AUSTRALIAN ROAD RULES - REG 79

Giving way to police and emergency vehicles

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.
Penalty: Offence provision.
Note: "Emergency vehicle" and "police vehicle" are defined in the dictionary.
Note: For this rule, "give way" means:
(a) if the driver is stopped-remain stationary until it is safe to proceed, or
(b) in any other case-slow down and, if necessary, stop to avoid a collision,
-see the definition in the dictionary.
(2) This rule applies to the driver despite any other rule that would otherwise require the driver of a police or emergency vehicle to give way to the driver.



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