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ROAD RULES 2014 - REG 168

No parking signs

168 No parking signs

(1) The driver of a vehicle must not stop on a length of road or in an area to which a no parking sign applies, unless the driver:
(a) is dropping off, or picking up, passengers or goods, and
(b) does not leave the vehicle unattended, and
(c) completes the dropping off, or picking up, of the passengers or goods, and drives on, as soon as possible and, in any case, within the required time after stopping.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
(2) For this rule, a driver leaves a vehicle
"unattended" if the driver leaves the vehicle so the driver is over 3 metres from the closest point of the vehicle.
(3) In this rule:

"required time" means:
(a) if information on or with the sign indicates a time--the indicated time, or
(b) if there is no indicated time--2 minutes, or
(c) if there is no indicated time, or the indicated time is less than 5 minutes, and rule 206 applies to the driver--5 minutes.
Note 1 :
"With" is defined in the Dictionary.
Note 2 : Rule 206 applies to a driver if the driver's vehicle displays a current parking permit for people with disabilities and the driver complies with the conditions of use of the permit--see rule 206 (1).

No parking signs
Note 1 for diagrams : There is another permitted version of the no parking sign --see the diagram in Schedule 3.
Note 2 for diagrams : A no parking sign may have an arrow pointing in a different direction and anything on the sign may be differently arranged--see rule 316 (4).

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