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Riding in a bus lane

Discussion in 'Politics, Laws, Government & Insurance' at netrider.net.au started by topher, Feb 12, 2010.

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  1. Hey guys,

    i have search google for the past half hour, spoken with both vic police and vic roads to determine the following.



    Are their penalties points for riding in a bus lane? The police officer is sending the ticket out via mail, unfortunately i dont have an offence code.

    Does anyone have experience with this?

    Thanks in advance.
    https://netrider.net.au/forums/showthread.php?t=78746
     
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  2. I had a stormtrooper tell me he was sending me a ticket in the mail --- that was 15 years ago - it still has not arrived
     
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  3. RR 154
    A driver (except of a public bus) must not drive in a bus lane unless the driver is permitted to drive in the bus lane under Rule158.

    Penalty 2 penalty units.

    RR158 concerns entering / leaving the road, overtaking, turning left etc.
     
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  4. If it's the offence that tramp said, which it should be, the fine is $117 and no demerit points.
     
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  5. Hi guys,

    there is nothing special about the offence. I was riding in the bus lane on hoddle street in melbourne. I have looked through the dermit points list on Vic roads and it appears there aren't any points for it.

    Thanks for your help!
     
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  6. come to Sydney, riding in the bus lane is allowed :)
     
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  7. yes, and we have 10% speeding tolerance.....aaaah sydney, a great place ( without footpath parking ) :LOL:
     
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