Skip to content

The Driver's Handbook

Obstruction

Blocking an intersection

You must not enter or attempt to cross an intersection if the intersection or road you wish to drive into is blocked by other vehicles.

Driving too slowly

Blocking or obstructing other road users is not only discourteous but potentially dangerous.

You must not drive so slowly that you obstruct the vehicle or vehicles following you. For example, driving at 20 km/h without a good reason where a speed limit of 80 km/h applies.

Emergency vehicles

It is an offence to obstruct a police or emergency vehicle with the warning siren sounding or displaying red and/or blue flashing lights. You must not move into the path of, and must move out of the path of and Give Way to ensure that the emergency vehicle is provided with a clear and uninterrupted passage. You are allowed to disobey other road rules in order to move out of the way, but only if it is safe to do so.

Keeping clear of trams

You must not drive into the path of a tram travelling on tram tracks if there is a continuous yellow line on the left side of and parallel to the track. If a tram approaches, you must not obstruct the tram and must move on as soon as you can do so safely.

see here for more information about trams

Parking

You must not park or stop your vehicle in a way that could be likely to obstruct other road users or be a danger to other road users.

Obstructing other road usersBlocking or obstructing other road users is not only discourteous but potentially dangerous.
83

Copyright 2017 | Disclaimer | Privacy Policy | Contact us | Page ID: 100145