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ROAD TRANSPORT (DRIVER LICENSING) REGULATION 2017 - SCHEDULE 1

SCHEDULE 1 – National schedule of demerit point offences

(Clause 71(1) and (3))

Heavy Vehicle National Law (NSW)
Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
Provision creating offence Description of offence Standard demerit points Long weekend demerit points
Section 228(1) Driving heavy vehicle while fatigued 3 3
Section 250(1) Solo driver under standard hours working for more than the maximum work time or resting for less than minimum rest time--
(a) in case of a severe risk breach 3 3
(b) in case of a critical risk breach 4 4
Section 251(1) Two-up driver under standard hours working for more than the maximum work time or resting for less than minimum rest time--
(a) in case of a severe risk breach 3 3
(b) in case of a critical risk breach 4 4
Section 254(1) Solo driver under BFM hours working for more than the maximum work time or resting for less than minimum rest time--
(a) in case of a severe risk breach 3 3
(b) in case of a critical risk breach 4 4
Section 256(1) Two-up driver under BFM hours working for more than the maximum work time or resting for less than minimum rest time--
(a) in case of a severe risk breach 3 3
(b) in case of a critical risk breach 4 4
Section 258(1) Driver under AFM hours working for more than the maximum work time or resting for less than minimum rest time--
(a) in case of a severe risk breach 3 3
(b) in case of a critical risk breach 4 4
Section 260(1) Driver under exemption hours working for more than the maximum work time or resting for less than minimum rest time--
(a) in case of a severe risk breach 3 3
(b) in case of a critical risk breach 4 4
Section 529 Using heavy vehicle contrary to defect notice--
(a) in case of a minor defect notice 1 1
(b) in case of a major defect notice 3 3

Road Rules 2014
Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
Provision creating offence Description of offence Standard demerit points Long weekend demerit points
Rule 20, in the case of--• a class A motor vehicle that is not in a school zone, or• a class B or class C motor vehicle that is not in a school zone and where evidence of average speed between detection points is not used to establish the offence,but not where the applicable speed limit is specified by rule 24- 1, 24- 2, 24- 3 or 24- 4 Exceeding speed limit--
(a) where the speed limit is exceeded by more than 45km/h 6 12
(b) where the speed limit is exceeded by more than 30km/h but not exceeded by more than 45km/h 5 10
(c) where the speed limit is exceeded by more than 20km/h but not exceeded by more than 30km/h 4 8
(d) where the speed limit is exceeded by more than 10km/h but not exceeded by more than 20km/h (otherwise than by the holder of a learner licence, provisional P1 licence or provisional P2 licence) 3 6
(e) where the speed limit is exceeded by more than 10km/h but not exceeded by more than 20km/h (in the case of the holder of a learner licence, provisional P1 licence or provisional P2 licence) 4 8
(f) where the speed limit is exceeded by not more than 10km/h (otherwise than by the holder of a learner licence, provisional P1 licence or provisional P2 licence) 1 2
(g) where the speed limit is exceeded by not more than 10km/h (in the case of the holder of a learner licence, provisional P1 licence or provisional P2 licence) 4 8
Rule 20, in the case of--• a class A motor vehicle in a school zone, or• a class B or class C motor vehicle that is in a school zone or where evidence of average speed between detection points is used to establish the offence,but not where the applicable speed limit is specified by rule 24- 1, 24- 2, 24- 3 or 24- 4 Exceeding speed limit--
(a) where the speed limit is exceeded by more than 45km/h 7 14
(b) where the speed limit is exceeded by more than 30km/h but not exceeded by more than 45km/h 6 12
(c) where the speed limit is exceeded by more than 20km/h but not exceeded by more than 30km/h 5 10
(d) where the speed limit is exceeded by more than 10km/h but not exceeded by more than 20km/h (otherwise than by the holder of a learner licence, provisional P1 licence or provisional P2 licence) 4 8
(e) where the speed limit is exceeded by more than 10km/h but not exceeded by more than 20km/h (in the case of the holder of a learner licence, provisional P1 licence or provisional P2 licence) 5 10
(f) where the speed limit is exceeded by not more than 10km/h (otherwise than by the holder of a learner licence, provisional P1 licence or provisional P2 licence) 2 4
(g) where the speed limit is exceeded by not more than 10km/h (in the case of the holder of a learner licence, provisional P1 licence or provisional P2 licence) 5 10
Rule 27, 28(1), 28(1A), 29, 31, 32(1) or 33 Turning improperly 2 2
Rule 37, 39, 40, 41 or 42 (except in school zone) Make unlawful U-turn 2 2
Rule 37, 39, 40, 41 or 42 (in school zone) Make unlawful U-turn 3 3
Rule 38, 62, 63(3) or 64 (except in school zone) Failing to give way 3 3
Rule 38, 62, 63(3) or 64 (in school zone) Failing to give way 4 4
Rule 46(1) or 48(1), but only in the circumstances referred to in rule 46(3) or 48(3) respectively Not give proper signal when driving out from side of road 2 2
Rule 46(1) or 48(1) (but only in the circumstances referred to in rule 46(2) or 48(2) respectively), 53, 112, 113, 117 or 118(1) Changing direction or stopping without signalling 2 2
Rule 56 or 59, but only at traffic lights other than traffic lights at toll booths or in school zones Disobeying traffic light 3 3
Rule 56 or 59, but only at traffic lights in school zones, other than traffic lights at toll booths Disobeying traffic light 4 4
Rule 57, 60, 60A, 61 or 63(2) (except at level crossing or in school zone) Disobeying traffic light 3 3
Rule 57, 60, 60A, 61 or 63(2) (in school zone but not at level crossing) Disobeying traffic light 4 4
Rule 66 (except at level crossing), 281, 282, 284, 286(2) or 286(3) Disobeying traffic light 3 3
Rule 65(2)(a), 80 or 81(2) (except in school zone) Failing to stop or give way at pedestrian, children's or marked crossing 3 3
Rule 65(2)(a), 80 or 81(2) (in school zone) Failing to stop or give way at pedestrian, children's or marked crossing 4 4
Rule 65(2)(b) (except in school zone) Obstruct pedestrian--flashing yellow light 3 3
Rule 65(2)(b) (in school zone) Obstruct pedestrian--flashing yellow light 4 4
Rule 65(2)(c) (except in school zone) Overtake/pass vehicle--flashing yellow light 3 3
Rule 65(2)(c) (in school zone) Overtake/pass vehicle--flashing yellow light 4 4
Rule 67, 68, 69, 71 or 101 (except in school zone) Disobeying stop (including hand-held stop) or give way sign or line 3 3
Rule 67, 68, 69, 71 or 101 (in school zone) Disobeying stop (including hand-held stop) or give way sign or line 4 4
Rule 70 (except in school zone) Disobey give way sign on bridge/narrow road 3 3
Rule 70 (in school zone) Disobey give way sign on bridge/narrow road 4 4
Rule 72(1), 73, 74, 75, 84, 87, 114, 148, 148A or 149 Failing to give way 3 3
Rule 76(1) Drive into path of approaching tram 3 3
Rule 76(2) Not move out of path of approaching tram 3 3
Rule 77(1) Drive in left lane/traffic line not give way to bus 3 3
Rule 78(1) Move into path of police or emergency vehicle 3 3
Rule 78(2) Not move out of path of police or emergency vehicle 3 3
Rule 79(1) Not give way to police or emergency vehicle 3 3
Rule 81(1) (except in school zone) Approach pedestrian crossing too quickly to stop safely if necessary 3 3
Rule 81(1) (in school zone) Approach pedestrian crossing too quickly to stop safely if necessary 4 4
Rule 82 (except in school zone) Overtake or pass vehicle--children's or pedestrian crossing 3 3
Rule 82 (in school zone) Overtake or pass vehicle--children's or pedestrian crossing 4 4
Rule 83 Not give way to pedestrian in shared zone 3 3
Rule 85 Not give way to vehicle in/entering turning lane 3 3
Rule 86(1) Not give way to vehicle (median turning bay) 3 3
Rule 88, 89, 90 or 91 Disobey traffic sign 2 2
Rule 93, 94, 143(1) or 143(2) Overtake/pass vehicle contrary to sign 2 2
Rule 115 Not drive to left of central traffic island in the roundabout 2 2
Rule 121 or 122 Failing to stop or give way at level crossing 3 3
Rule 123(a) Enter a level crossing when warning lights or bells operating 3 3
Rule 123(b) Enter a level crossing when gate, boom or barrier is closed, opening or closing 3 3
Rule 123(c) Enter a level crossing when a train or tram is on or entering the crossing 3 3
Rule 123(d) Enter a level crossing when a train or tram is approaching the crossing 3 3
Rule 123(e) Enter a level crossing when crossing or road beyond is blocked 3 3
Rule 126 Following too closely 3 3
Rule 129 Not drive far left side of road 2 2
Rule 130, 131 or 132(1) Failing to keep left 2 2
Rule 132(2) Failing to keep left--
(a) where vehicle is a class B or class C motor vehicle in a Safe-T-Cam zone or average speed detection zone 4 4
(b) where vehicle is not a class B or class C motor vehicle in a Safe-T-Cam zone or average speed detection zone 3 3
Rule 132(2A) Drive across dividing lines to perform a U-turn 3 3
Rule 135 Failing to keep left of median strip 3 3
Rule 140 Overtake vehicle when unsafe 2 2
Rule 141(1) Overtake to left of vehicle 2 2
Rule 142(1) Overtake to right of vehicle turning right/making U-turn 2 2
Rule 144 Fail to keep safe distance when overtaking 2 2
Rule 152 Disobey overhead lane control device 3 3
Rule 155 Drive in a tram lane 1 1
Rule 162, 163 or 164 Unlawfully driving past safety zone or stopped tram or failing to give way to pedestrian crossing near stopped tram 2 2
Rule 218 Failure to dip headlights 1 1
Rule 219 Use lights to dazzle another road user 1 1
Rule 264 Driver not wearing seat belt 3 6
Rule 265(3) Drive with 1 unrestrained passenger 3 6
Rule 265(3) Drive with 2 or more unrestrained passengers 6 12
Rule 266 Drive with unrestrained passengers under the age of 16 years 3 6
Rule 270(1)(a) Ride motor bike without helmet (rider alone) 3 6
Rule 270(1) Ride motor bike without helmet and with 1 passenger only not wearing helmet 6 12
Rule 270(1) Ride motor bike without helmet and with 2 or more passengers not wearing helmets 9 18
Rule 288(4) (except in school zone) Driver not give way to user/animal on path 3 3
Rule 288(4) (in school zone) Driver not give way to user/animal on path 4 4
Rule 289(2) (except in school zone) Driver not give way to road user/animal on nature strip 3 3
Rule 289(2) (in school zone) Driver not give way to road user/animal on nature strip 4 4
Rule 300 Driver (other than learner, provisional P1 or provisional P2 driver) use hand-held mobile phone while driving 5 10
Rule 304 Fail to obey police direction 3 3

Road Transport Act 2013
Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
Provision creating offence Description of offence Standard demerit points Long weekend demerit points
Section 117(1)(c) Negligent driving (but not occasioning death or grievous bodily harm) 3 3

Road Transport (Vehicle Registration) Regulation 2017
Column 1 Column 2 Column 3 Column 4
Provision creating offence Description of offence Standard demerit points Long weekend demerit points
Clause 128(2) Use vehicle contrary to a defect notice--
(a) in case of a major defect 3 3
(b) in case of a minor defect 1 1



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