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ROAD RULES 2014 - REG 221-1

NSW rule: using crimson flashing warning lights on certain local council vehicles

221-1 NSW rule: using crimson flashing warning lights on certain local council vehicles

(1) Without limiting rule 218-1 (e), a driver must not use any crimson flashing warning light permitted to be fixed to a motor vehicle by rule 114 (4)-(9) of the Light Vehicle Standards Rules (or, in the case of a heavy vehicle, a corresponding heavy vehicle standard) unless the vehicle is being used by an employee of a local council for the purposes of enforcing excess weight limits legislation.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
Note :
"Local council" and
"motor vehicle" are defined in the Dictionary.
(2) In this rule:

"excess weight limits legislation" means any of the following:
(a) the Heavy Vehicle National Law (NSW) ,
(b) Part 3A and clause 148 of the Road Transport (General) Regulation 2013 .
Note : This rule is an additional NSW road rule. There is no corresponding rule in the Australian Road Rules .



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