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ROAD RULES 2014 - REG 318

Limited effect of certain traffic control devices

318 Limited effect of certain traffic control devices

(1) If information on a traffic control device indicates that the device applies during particular times, on particular days, in particular circumstances, to a particular length of road or area, or to particular persons or vehicles, the device has effect only for the indicated times, days, circumstances, length of road, area, persons or vehicles.
Example : A shared zone sign on a road into an area indicating that the sign applies on Monday to Friday between 7 am and 6 pm.
(2) If information on a traffic control device indicates that the device does not apply during particular times, on particular days, in particular circumstances, to a particular length of road or area, or to particular persons or vehicles, the device does not have effect for the indicated times, days, circumstances, length of road, area, persons or vehicles.
Examples :
1 A plate erected next to a pedestrian crossing sign at a place indicating that the sign does not apply on a particular day.
2 A board erected close to a bus lane sign above a marked lane indicating that the sign does not apply when the words on the board are illuminated.
(2-1) Without limiting subrule (2) in its application to permissive parking signs, a permissive parking sign does not apply to a vehicle that:
(a) is the subject of a current parking permit, and
(b) is parked in a space located in a permissive parking area that is specified in the permit and the area is designated by the parking authority for use by the holder of the permit, and
(c) in the case of a printed parking permit--is displaying the permit.
Note 1 :
"Parking permit" and
"printed parking permit" are defined in the Dictionary.
Note 2 : This subrule is an additional NSW subrule. There is no corresponding subrule in rule 318 of the Australian Road Rules .
(3) If information on a traffic control device that is at a place indicates that it applies on a particular day of the week, the device does not have effect on a day that is a public holiday for the place unless information on the device states otherwise.
Example : If a loading zone sign indicates that it applies on Monday to Friday between 9 am and 4 pm and information on or with the sign does not indicate that it applies on public holidays, the sign does not have effect on any public holiday falling on a Monday to Friday.
Note :
"Public holiday" is defined in the Dictionary.
(3-1) If information on a traffic control device that is at a place indicates that it applies on school days, the device has effect on any day other than a Saturday or Sunday, a day that is a public holiday or a day publicly notified as a school holiday for government schools.
Note 1 :
"Public holiday" is defined in the Dictionary.
Note 2 : This subrule is an additional NSW subrule. There is no corresponding subrule in rule 318 of the Australian Road Rules .
(4) In this rule:

"permissive parking area" has the same meaning as in clause 95 of the Road Transport (General) Regulation 2013 .
Note : This is an additional NSW definition. There is no corresponding definition in rule 318 of the Australian Road Rules .

"traffic control device" includes a board, device, plate, screen, word, figure, symbol, or anything else, with a traffic control device that provides information about the application of the traffic control device.



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