- Seat belts are required by law
- All children under seven must be in a child restraint or booster seat when travelling in a car.
- A driver is considered legally intoxicated when the blood alcohol concentration is .05% or higher
- Pedestrians almost always have the right of way - cars must stop for them
- Using a mobile phone while driving is prohibited, except to make or receive a phone call or to use its audio/music functions provided the phone can be operated by the driver without touching any part of the phone, and is not resting on any part of the driver's body.
- A driver can use a driver’s aid such as a navigation device but it must be an integrated part of the vehicle design, or secured in a commercially designed holder, which is fixed to the vehicle.
- Bicycles and motorised scooters are legal on city streets and must follow all standard traffic rules
- For all the road rules and more driving information, visit VicRoads at http://www.vicroads.vic.gov.au/Home/SafetyAndRules/RoadRules/