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ROAD RULES 2014 - REG 176-1

NSW rule: stopping next to clearway (no stopping) line

176-1 NSW rule: stopping next to clearway (no stopping) line

(1) A driver (other than an authorised driver) must not stop at the side of a road marked with a clearway (no stopping) line unless it is in accordance with a clearway sign applying to that length of road.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
Note : Rule 176 sets out when a driver may stop on a length of road to which a clearway sign applies.
(2) A
"clearway (no stopping) line" is a broken longitudinal yellow line marked:
(a) on the top or side of the kerb of a road, or
(b) on the carriageway of a road adjacent to the kerb, or
(c) if there is no kerb, along a lateral boundary of the carriageway.
Note :
"Carriageway" is defined in the Dictionary.
(3) In this rule:

"authorised driver" means:
(a) the driver of a bus being used to provide a regular bus service at a bus stop, or
(b) the driver of a taxi dropping off, or picking up, passengers, or
(c) the driver of a postal vehicle engaged in the clearance of mail from a public postbox.
Note 1 :
"Bus" ,
"postal vehicle" ,
"public postbox" ,
"regular bus service" and
"taxi" are defined in the Dictionary.
Note 2 : This rule is an additional NSW road rule. There is no corresponding rule in the Australian Road Rules .



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