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ROAD SAFETY ROAD RULES 2017 - REG 174

Stopping at or near bicycle crossing lights (except at an intersection)

    (1)     This rule applies to a place on a road

        (a)     with bicycle crossing lights facing bicycle riders crossing the road; and

        (b)     with traffic lights facing traffic travelling on the road; and

        (c)     that is not at an intersection.

Note

"Bicycle crossing lights", intersection and traffic lights are defined in the dictionary.

    (2)     A driver must not stop within 10 metres before the traffic lights nearest to the driver at the place, and 3 metres after the traffic lights, unless the driver stops at a place on a length of road, or in an area, to which a parking control sign applies and the driver is permitted to stop at that place under these Rules.

Penalty:     3 penalty units.

Notes

1     Parking control sign is defined in the dictionary.

2     A driver stops within a particular distance from traffic lights if the driver stops so any part of the driver's vehicle is within that distance—see rule 350(2).

    (3)     For this rule, distances are measured—

        (a)     in the direction in which the driver is driving; and

        (b)     as shown in the example.

    (4)     In this rule—

"road" does not include a road related area, but includes any shoulder of the road.

Note

Road related area is defined in rule 13 and shoulder is defined in rule 12.

Example

Measurement of distance—bicycle crossing lights

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