(1) Despite rule 167, the driver of a taxi is permitted to stop on a road or in an area to which a no stopping sign applies and that is located within the Central Sydney Taxi Zone if:(a) the sign displays a reference to particular days or times when restrictions on stopping apply, and(b) the driver is stopping for the sole purpose of dropping off, or picking up, passengers or luggage, and(c) the driver stops for a period not exceeding one minute.Note : Rule 167 provides that a driver must not stop on a length of road or in an area to which a no stopping sign applies. This rule provides for exceptions to rule 167.
(2) In this rule:
"Central Sydney Taxi Zone" :(a) consists of that area within the City of Sydney bounded by the Harbour from Day Street, Darling Harbour, in the west to the Opera House in the north, and thence along Macquarie Street, Prince Albert Road, College Street, Wentworth Avenue and Elizabeth Street in the east, Eddy Avenue, Pitt Street, Railway Square and Broadway in the south, and Harris Street, William Henry Street, Pier Street, Harbour Street and Day Street in the west, returning to the waterfront at Darling Harbour, and(b) includes those named roads specified as constituting the boundary of the area.
Note : This rule is an additional NSW road rule. There is no corresponding rule in the Australian Road Rules .