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ROAD RULES 2014 - REG 209

Parallel parking in a median strip parking area

209 Parallel parking in a median strip parking area

(1) This rule applies to a driver who parks in a median strip parking area if a parking control sign or road marking applies to the area, and information on or with the sign or road marking indicates that the driver's vehicle must be positioned parallel to the median strip.
Note :
"Driver's vehicle" ,
"median strip" ,
"median strip parking area" ,
"parking control sign" ,
"road marking" and
"with" are defined in the Dictionary.
(2) The driver must position the driver's vehicle:
(a) to face:
(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, and
(b) parallel, and as near as practicable, to the centre of the median strip, and
(c) if the driver does not park in a parking bay--at least 1 metre from the closest point of any vehicle in front of it and any vehicle behind it.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
Note :
"Marked lane" and
"parking bay" are defined in the Dictionary.
(3) This rule does not apply to the rider of a motor bike.
Note :
"Motor bike" is defined in the Dictionary.



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