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ROAD RULES 2014 - REG 172

Stopping on or near a pedestrian crossing (except at an intersection)

172 Stopping on or near a pedestrian crossing (except at an intersection)

(1) A driver must not stop on a pedestrian crossing that is not at an intersection, or on the road within 20 metres before the crossing and 10 metres after the crossing, unless the driver stops at a place on a length of road, or in an area, to which a parking control sign applies and the driver is permitted to stop at that place under these Rules.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
Note 1 :
"Intersection" and
"parking control sign" are defined in the Dictionary, and
"pedestrian crossing" is defined in rule 81.
Note 2 : A driver stops within a particular distance from a crossing if the driver stops so any part of the driver's vehicle is within that distance--see rule 350 (2).
(2) For this rule, distances are measured:
(a) in the direction in which the driver is driving, and
(b) as shown in the example.
(3) In this rule:

"road" does not include a road related area, but includes any shoulder of the road.
Note :
"Road related area" is defined in rule 13, and
"shoulder" is defined in rule 12.
Example :

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