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ROAD RULES 2014 - REG 174

Stopping at or near bicycle crossing lights (except at an intersection)

174 Stopping at or near bicycle crossing lights (except at an intersection)

(1) This rule applies to a place on a road:
(a) with bicycle crossing lights facing bicycle riders crossing the road, and
(b) with traffic lights facing traffic travelling on the road, and
(c) that is not at an intersection.
Note :
"Bicycle crossing lights" ,
"intersection" and
"traffic lights" are defined in the Dictionary.
(2) A driver must not stop within 10 metres before the traffic lights nearest to the driver at the place, and 3 metres after the traffic lights, 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 :
"Parking control sign" is defined in the Dictionary.
Note 2 : A driver stops within a particular distance from traffic lights if the driver stops so any part of the driver's vehicle is within that distance--see rule 350 (2).
(3) For this rule, distances are measured:
(a) in the direction in which the driver is driving, and
(b) as shown in the example.
(4) 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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