Road Rules

Freeways

Freeways

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The following vehicles may not be used on a freeway—

  • a vehicle drawn by an animal;
  • a pedal cycle;
  • a motorcycle having an engine with a cylinder capacity not exceeding 50cc (cubic centimeters) or which is propelled by electrical power;
  • a motor quadrucycle;
  • a vehicle with a mass not exceeding 230 kilograms and specially designed, constructed or adapted for the use of a person suffering from a physical defect or disability; or
  • a tractor, except when such tractor is used in connection with the construction or maintenance of a freeway.

No person shall stop a vehicle on a freeway except—

  • in compliance with a road traffic sign or a direction given by a traffic officer;
  • within an area reserved for the stopping or parking of vehicles by an appropriate road traffic sign, or
  • for any reason beyond his or her control.

No person shall –

  • give a hand signal when driving/riding a motor vehicle on a freeway except for a reason beyond his or her control;
  • be on a freeway on foot under normal circumstances;
  • leave or allow an animal to be on a freeway or leave an animal in a place from where it may stray onto a freeway.

Note: When a driver/rider of a vehicle travelling on a freeway notices a vehicle in front of him/her wishing to merge from an On-ramp, such driver/rider must allow a vehicle to merge in front of them.


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