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Motorcyclists moving between cars

Motorcyclists are allowed to move slowly between 2 lines of vehicles that are travelling in the same direction (or between a parked vehicle and another vehicle) as long as it is safe.

From 2 November 2015 motorcyclists are allowed to move slowly between 2 lines of vehicles that are travelling in the same direction (or between a parked vehicle and another vehicle) as long as it is safe to do so. This is called lane filtering. Riders must not travel more than 30 km/hour. Learner riders are not permitted to do this.

Lane filtering is also prohibited where there are signs that ban this behaviour.

See r. 151A, 151B and Dictionary—Road Safety Road Rules 2017 (Vic).

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