Breaking road rules on or around level crossings could result in a fine and loss of demerit points.
Details of demerit point offences can be found on the Roads and Martime Services website.
Actions attracting penalties include:
- Failing to stop and give way at a stop sign or stop line at a level crossing
- Entering a level crossing when the warning lights, bells or boom gates are operating
- Entering a level crossing when a train is approaching and there is any danger of a collision
- Entering a level crossing when vehicles prevent you from clearing the crossing.