Contravention Code 38

Failing to comply with a sign indicating that vehiclular traffic must pass to the specified side of the sign. Contravention code 38



This contravention is now being enforced by local authorities. There are actually 4 suffixes to the contravention code as shown below. 


Sample signs:

32d: proceeding in the wrong direction. This arrow can be pointing in any direction including straight ahead.


32p: Passing to the wrong side of the sign


32t: Turning in the wrong direction


32w: One way traffic



How to have your penalty charge notice (PCN) for this parking contravention cancelled.

We may be able to assist you in having your penalty charge notice for this contravention cancelled.

Follow our 3 stage process:

1 Check: Specific grounds for appeal for this contravention (below on this page)

2 Check: What a Penalty Charge Notice must contain

3 Check: Statutory grounds for appeal for Moving Traffic Contraventions


Specific grounds of appeal for this contravention

Did the penalty charge notice that you received show the correct suffix. For example 32w relates to the sign showing the direction of traffic in a one way street. The signs above will confirm the correct suffix.

There are 8 more ways that you can have your penalty charge notice cancelled for this offence. We have even summarised adjudicator’s decisions where motorists have won.


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