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ROAD RULES 2014 - REG 220-1

NSW rule: using lights on stationary vehicles

220-1 NSW rule: using lights on stationary vehicles

(1) A driver must not stand a motor vehicle or trailer on a road during a period of darkness unless the parking lights and any clearance or side marker light required to be fitted to the vehicle by the applicable vehicle standards law are lighted.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
Note :
"Motor vehicle" and
"trailer" are defined in the Dictionary, and
"parking light" and
"period of darkness" are defined in rule 214-1.
(2) Subrule (1) does not apply to:
(a) a driver who stands the driver's vehicle on a length of road with street light that renders a motor vehicle or trailer clearly visible, or
(b) a rider of a motor bike to which a sidecar is not attached.
Note :
"Driver's vehicle" ,
"length" of road,
"motor bike"
", motor vehicle" ,
"sidecar" and
"trailer" are defined in the Dictionary.
(3) A driver must not stand a motor vehicle on a road during a period of darkness with its headlight lighted while the vehicle is not actually engaged in dropping off, or picking up, passengers.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
Note : This rule is an additional NSW road rule. This rule applies in this jurisdiction instead of rule 220 of the Australian Road Rules .



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