A-Z of Road Rules

This section contains an A-Z summary of road rules in Victoria.

Instructions on how to locate a full copy of the Road Safety Road Rules 2017 can be found at Road Management Act, regulations & codes

  • Alcohol & other drugs

    A summary of the key road rules about driving when affected by alcohol and other drugs.

  • Animals

    A summary of the key road rules regarding animals.

  • Bicycles

    A summary of the key road rules for bicycles.

  • Buses

    A summary of the key road rules when driving or riding with buses in Victoria.

  • Crash responsibilities

    A summary of what you need to do if you are in a crash.

  • Freeways

    A summary of the key road rules for driving on freeways in Victoria.

  • Give way

    A summary of the key road rules for giving way in Victoria.

  • Golf carts and ride-on lawn mowers

    Find out the laws around the use of golf carts, golf buggies and ride-on lawn mowers.

  • Mobile phones, technology & driving

    Research shows that using a mobile phone while driving can increase your chance of being involved in a crash or near crash.

  • Hoverboards, Segways and other motorised personal mobility devices

    A summary of the laws around using hoverboards, segways and other motorised personal mobility devices.

  • Law enforcement & emergency vehicles

    This page outlines the road rules around law enforcement and emergency vehicles.

  • Motorcycles

    A summary of the key road rules for riding motorcycles.

  • Parking

    A summary of the key road rules in Victoria about parking.

  • Pedestrians

    A summary of the key road rules regarding pedestrians in Victoria.

  • Road markings

    A summary of the key Victorian road rules regarding road markings.

  • Road signs

    A summary of the key road rules for road signs.

  • Roundabouts

    A summary of the key road rules for giving way at roundabouts.

  • Scooters & wheeled recreational devices

    A summary of the key Victorian road rules regarding scooter and wheeled recreational devices.

  • Seat belts & child restraints

    A summary of the key road rules for wearing seat belts and child restraints.

  • Speed limit regulations

    Drivers and riders can both be fined or receive demerit points if caught travelling over the speed limit. For excessive speeding, you may face harsher penalties like license cancellation or suspension and vehicle impoundment or immobilisation.

  • Tow-away zones

    Overview of the penalties if you park in a clearway.

  • Traffic controls at intersections

    A summary of the key road rules for traffic signals and signs at intersections.

  • Trams

    A summary of the key road rules when driving with trams.

  • Trains & level crossings

    A summary of the key road rules at train level crossings.

  • Trucks

    A summary of the key road rules for trucks and heavy vehicles.

  • Turning

    A summary of the key road rules when turning.