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ROAD RULES 2014 - REG 222-1

NSW rule: using four-way flashers on school buses

222-1 NSW rule: using four-way flashers on school buses

(1) If a bus fitted with a four-way flasher is being driven for school purposes, the driver must operate the four-way flasher when the bus is stopped to allow passengers to get on or off the bus.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
Note :
"Bus" is defined in the Dictionary.
(2) For the purposes of this rule, a bus is driven for school purposes if the bus is being used:
(a) solely or principally for the conveyance of children to or from school, and
(b) on a journey wholly outside a transport district.
Note :
"Transport district" is defined in the Dictionary.
(3) This rule does not apply to the driver of a bus that is operated in accordance with rule 222-2.
Note : Rule 222-2 provides for the use by drivers of warning systems fitted to buses used to convey school children.
(4) In this rule:

"four-way flasher" means:
(a) a device referred to in rule 114A (1) of the Light Vehicle Standards Rules , or
(b) direction indicator lights that can be operated as referred to in rule 100 (4) of the Light Vehicle Standards Rules , or
(c) any hazard warning signal device complying with the requirements of the third edition ADR relating to the installation of lighting and light-signalling devices.
Note 1 :
"Third edition ADR" is defined in the Dictionary.
Note 2 : This rule is an additional NSW road rule. There is no corresponding rule in the Australian Road Rules .



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