(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 .