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ROAD RULES 2014 - REG 195

Stopping at or near a bus stop

195 Stopping at or near a bus stop

(1) A driver (except the driver of a public bus) must not stop at a bus stop, or on the road, within 20 metres before a sign on the road that indicates the bus stop, and 10 metres after the sign, 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" and
"public bus" are defined in the Dictionary.
Note 2 : A driver stops within a particular distance before or after a sign indicating a bus stop if the driver stops so any part of the driver's vehicle is within that distance--see rule 350 (2).
(1-1) A driver of a public bus must not stop at a bus stop, or on the road, within 20 metres before a sign on the road that indicates the bus stop, and 10 metres after the sign, unless the driver:
(a) is dropping off, or picking up, passengers, or
(b) is stopping for the purposes of a regular bus service, or
(c) 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" ,
"public bus" and
"regular bus service" are defined in the Dictionary.
Note 2 : This subrule is an additional NSW subrule. There is no corresponding subrule in rule 195 of the Australian Road Rules .
(2) For this rule, distances are measured in the direction in which the driver is driving.
(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.



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