Roundabouts

When entering a roundabout, always give way to any vehicles already in the roundabout. Obey the directional arrows on the road.

Turning Left

On approach,

  1. Indicate left from the left lane.
  2. Stay in the left lane.
  3. Exit the roundabout from this lane.
 

Driving Straight Ahead

You don't need to indicate on approach,

  1. Enter in either the left or right lane.
  2. Stay in and exit from the same lane.
  3. Indicate left when you’ve passed the last exit before the one you intend to use.
 

Turning Right or Making a Full Turn

On approach,

  1. Indicate right from the right lane.
  2. Stay in the right lane and exit the roundabout from this lane.
  3. Indicate left when you’ve passed the last exit before the one you intend to use.
 
Offence Penalty Demerits
Failing to give way at a roundabout $150 3
All other offences for not using a roundabout correctly $100 2


The information available on our website provides a simple interpretation of the law and is not intended to constitute legal advice. Full details of traffic offences and penalties are contained in the Road Traffic Code 2000.