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ROAD RULES 2014 - REG 208A

Parallel parking in a road related area (except in a median strip parking area)

208A Parallel parking in a road related area (except in a median strip parking area)

(1) A driver who parks in a road related area (except in a median strip parking area) must position the driver's vehicle to face:
(a) in the direction of travel of vehicles in the marked lane or line of traffic next to the part of the road related area where the driver parks, or
(b) if there is no traffic next to that part of the road related area--in the direction in which vehicles could lawfully travel in the road related area, or
(c) if the road related area is an area that divides a road--either:
(i) in the direction of travel of vehicles in the marked lane or line of traffic to the left of the driver, or
(ii) if there is no traffic to the left of the driver--in the direction in which vehicles could lawfully travel on that part of the road.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
Note :
"Driver's vehicle" ,
"line of traffic" ,
"marked lane" and
"median strip parking area" are defined in the Dictionary and
"road related area" is defined in rule 13.
(2) Subrule (1) does not apply if:
(a) another law of this jurisdiction permits the driver to park in another manner in the road related area, or
(b) signs or road markings indicate that angle parking is required in the road related area.



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