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ROAD RULES 2014 - REG 196

Stopping at or near a tram stop

196 Stopping at or near a tram stop

(1) A driver (except the driver of a tram, a tram recovery vehicle or a public bus travelling along tram tracks) must not stop at a tram stop or on the road within 20 metres before a sign that indicates a tram stop, unless:
(a) the driver stops at a place on a length of road, or in an area, to which a parking control sign applies, and
(b) the driver is permitted to stop at that place under these Rules.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
Note 1 :
"Parking control sign" ,
"public bus" ,
"tram" and
"travelling along tram tracks" are defined in the Dictionary.
Note 2 : A driver stops within a particular distance before a sign indicating a tram stop if the driver stops so any part of the driver's vehicle is within that distance--see rule 350 (2).
(2) For this rule, the distance is 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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