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ROAD RULES 2014 - REG 300-2

NSW rule: carriage of dangerous goods in prohibited areas

300-2 NSW rule: carriage of dangerous goods in prohibited areas

(1) The driver of a dangerous goods transporter must not use the vehicle on or in any road or tunnel (or part of a road or tunnel) specified in the Table to this rule (a
"prohibited area" ):
(a) on any day or during any period specified in that Table for the prohibited area, or
(b) at any time if no such day or period is specified in that Table for the prohibited area.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.
(2) A driver of a dangerous goods transporter does not contravene subrule (1) if the dangerous goods transporter is:
(a) displaying a permit issued by the Commissioner of Police under clause 18 (2) of the Road Transport (General) Regulation 2013 authorising it to be used in a prohibited area, and
(b) used in accordance with any conditions on which the permit was issued.
(3) In this rule:

"dangerous goods transporter" means:
(a) any motor vehicle or trailer loaded or partly loaded with any dangerous goods and that is required by the Dangerous Goods (Road and Rail Transport) Regulation 2014 to have signs exhibited on it, or
(b) any tanker that is used for the conveyance of dangerous goods and is required by the Dangerous Goods (Road and Rail Transport) Regulation 2014 to have signs exhibited on it.

"tanker" means a motor vehicle or trailer that is specially constructed or equipped for the carriage of liquid in a receptacle of a capacity exceeding 450 litres or in one or more receptacles any one of which has a capacity exceeding 450 litres.

"use" a dangerous goods transporter includes drive, stop or park the transporter.
Note 1 :
"Dangerous goods" ,
"motor vehicle" and
"trailer" are 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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Table--Prohibited areas

1 The tunnel on the Cahill Expressway beneath the Royal Botanic Gardens
2 The tunnel connecting the Cahill Expressway with Bradfield Highway
3 Bradfield Highway between the hours of 7am and 9.30am Monday to Saturday both days inclusive and between the hours of 4pm and 6.30pm Monday to Friday both days inclusive
4 The tunnel on General Holmes Drive beneath the extension of the north-south runway of Kingsford Smith Airport
5 The tunnel on Main Road Number 173 between Victoria Street and the extension of Kellett Avenue, Kings Cross
6 The Sydney Harbour Tunnel
7 The tunnel on the M2 Motorway beneath Norfolk Road at North Epping
8 The Eastern Distributor from the Art Gallery Road bridge, Woolloomooloo to Link Road, Zetland including the Anzac Parade and Moore Park Road branches
9 The tunnels on the M5 Motorway between Bexley Road, Bexley North, and General Holmes Drive, Kyeemagh
10 The Cross City Tunnels between Harbour Street, Darling Harbour and Ward Avenue, Kings Cross, and between Ward Avenue, Kings Cross and Sir John Young Crescent, Woolloomooloo
11 The Lane Cove Tunnels between Mowbray Road West and the Gore Hill Freeway



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