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ROAD RULES 2014 - REG 190

Stopping in or near a safety zone

190 Stopping in or near a safety zone

(1) A driver must not stop in a safety zone, or on a road within 10 metres before or after a safety zone, 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, and
"safety zone" is defined in rule 162.
Note 2 : A driver stops within a particular distance before or after something if the driver stops so any part of the 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) from the end of the structure, and
(c) 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 :

In the example, the vehicles marked with an "X" are stopped in contravention of this rule.

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