I thought this applies to all of Victoria, including freeways?
FIRST ON 3AWVictorians will be required to slow to 40km/h around emergency vehicles.Neil Mitchell had been hearing rumblings about the change, which Roads Minister Luke Donnellan confirmed on Monday.It’s a change that emergency services personnel have been requesting for some time.“Many of them had many close calls, suffered injuries, and have been saying ‘we need this to protect ourselves while we’re working and assisting the community’,” Mr Donnellan told Neil.Click PLAY in the player above for the full interviewThe rule applies to stationary police, ambulance, fire, and transport safety vehicles, as well as slow moving vehicles.The on-the-spot penalty for failing to slow down will be $277.On freeways, the new rule applies to all lanes.The law applies from July 1.
It does Rodders, All of Victoria, The Heading is wrong.
I though this applies to all of Victoria, including freeways?
Fixed the heading.
No danger if in a cage, I will be very wary of this of the vehicle behind before slowing.
What an ambiguous piece of crap legislation that is. A further great piece of work from our "safety experts".
Yeah, i would be getting ready to take evasive action as traffic slowed...maybe prepare to lane split.
25 everywhere in SA. Oops sorry, Soapy!
Don't matter over there mate, most of you lot don't go over 25kmh, trying to save fuel.