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ROAD RULES 2014 - REG 291-1

NSW rule: engine of stationary vehicle to be switched off to prevent noise

291-1 NSW rule: engine of stationary vehicle to be switched off to prevent noise

(1) The driver of a vehicle that is stationary must switch off the vehicle's engine so far as may be necessary for the prevention of noise.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
(2) Subrule (1) does not apply to an enforced stoppage owing to the necessities of traffic or so as to prevent the examination of any machinery of the motor vehicle if the examination is necessary by any failure or derangement of the machinery.
Note 1 :
"Traffic" is defined in the Dictionary, and
"vehicle" is defined in rule 15.
Note 2 : This rule is an additional NSW road rule. There is no corresponding rule in the Australian Road Rules .



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