(1) A driver must not stop in a bus zone unless the driver is driving a public bus (except a public bus of a kind that is not permitted to stop in the bus zone by information on or with the bus zone sign applying to the bus zone) that is:(a) dropping off, or picking up, passengers, or(b) stopping for the purposes of a regular bus service.Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.Note 1 :
"Public bus" ,
"regular bus service" and
"with" are defined in the Dictionary.Note 2 : This subrule is not uniform with the corresponding subrule in rule 183 of the Australian Road Rules . Different rules may apply in other Australian jurisdictions.
"bus zone" is a length of a road to which a bus zone sign applies.
Note 1 for diagram : There is another permitted version of the bus zone sign --see the diagram in Schedule 3.
Note 2 for diagram : A bus zone sign may have an arrow pointing in a different direction and anything on the sign may be differently arranged--see rule 316 (4).