Land Transport (Road User) Rule 2004

3.2 Traffic signals in form of disc

(1)

While a green signal in the form of a disc is displayed,—

(a)

a driver facing the signal may proceed straight ahead or may turn left or right at an intersection unless a red signal in the form of an arrow or a special sign prohibits that movement:

(b)

a driver facing the signal, including a driver turning left or right, must—

(i)

proceed with due regard to the safety of other road users; and

(ii)

give way to pedestrians, riders of mobility devices, and riders of wheeled recreational devices lawfully crossing or about to cross the roadway; and

(iii)

give way to motor vehicles and cycles lawfully proceeding straight ahead:

(c)

a driver facing the signal and turning right must give way to vehicles approaching from the opposite direction and lawfully turning or about to turn left.

(2)

While a green signal in the form of a disc is the only signal displayed, pedestrians, riders of mobility devices, and riders of wheeled recreational devices facing the signal may enter the roadway unless a special signal for pedestrians indicates a flashing or steady red standing human figure symbol.

(3)

If 2 drivers travelling in opposite directions each has a green signal to proceed and this clause does not specify who must give way, the driver required by clause 4.2 to give way must give way accordingly.

(4)

While a steady yellow signal in the form of a disc is displayed,—

(a)

a driver facing the signal must not enter the controlled area while the signal is displayed unless the driver’s vehicle is, when the signal first appears, so close to the controlled area that it cannot safely be stopped before entering the area:

(b)

pedestrians, riders of mobility devices, and riders of wheeled recreational devices facing the signal must not enter the roadway unless a special signal for pedestrians indicates a green walking human figure symbol.

(5)

While a steady red signal in the form of a disc is displayed or 2 alternately flashing red signals in the form of a disc are displayed,—

(a)

a driver of a vehicle facing the signal or signals must not enter the controlled area, but a cyclist may enter ahead of a marked vehicle limit line and stop behind a marked cycle limit line:

(b)

pedestrians, riders of mobility devices, and riders of wheeled recreational devices facing the signal or signals must not enter the roadway unless a special signal for pedestrians indicates a green walking human figure symbol.

Compare: SR 1976/227 r 18(5)(a), (c), (e)

Clause 3.2(1)(b)(ii): substituted, on 1 November 2009, by clause 10(1) of the Land Transport (Road User) Amendment Rule 2009 (SR 2009/253).

Clause 3.2(1)(c): amended, at 5 am on 25 March 2012, by clause 7(a) of the Land Transport (Road User) Amendment Rule 2011 (SR 2011/307).

Clause 3.2(1)(c): amended, at 5 am on 25 March 2012, by clause 7(b) of the Land Transport (Road User) Amendment Rule 2011 (SR 2011/307).

Clause 3.2(2): substituted, on 1 November 2009, by clause 10(2) of the Land Transport (Road User) Amendment Rule 2009 (SR 2009/253).

Clause 3.2(2): amended, on 1 November 2012, by clause 7 of the Land Transport (Road User) Amendment Rule 2012 (SR 2012/303).

Clause 3.2(3): substituted, on 1 November 2009, by clause 10(3) of the Land Transport (Road User) Amendment Rule 2009 (SR 2009/253).

Clause 3.2(4)(b): substituted, on 1 November 2009, by clause 10(4) of the Land Transport (Road User) Amendment Rule 2009 (SR 2009/253).

Clause 3.2(5)(b): substituted, on 1 November 2009, by clause 10(5) of the Land Transport (Road User) Amendment Rule 2009 (SR 2009/253).