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Stopping on a clearway

Rule 176(1) amended by S.R. No. 96/2019 rule 8.

    (1)     A driver must not stop on a length of road to which a clearway sign applies, unless subrule (2) or (3) applies to the driver.

Penalty:     3 penalty units.

Note to rule 176(1) revoked by S.R. No. 88/2018 rule 6(1).

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    (1A)     In subrule (1)—

"road" does not include a road related area.


Road related area is defined in rule 13.

    (2)     The driver of a public bus or public minibus may stop on the length of road if the driver is dropping off, or picking up, passengers.

Rule 176(3) amended by S.R. No. 88/2018 rule 6(2).

    (3)     The driver of a commercial passenger vehicle while providing a commercial passenger vehicle service may stop on the length of road if the driver is dropping off, or picking up, passengers.

    (4)     A clearway sign applies, for the days or times indicated on the sign, to the length of road beginning at the sign and ending at the nearer of the following—

        (a)     a clearway sign on the road that indicates different days or times;

        (b)     an end clearway sign on the road;

        (c)     the end of the road.

Clearway sign

End clearway sign



Note for diagrams

Anything on these signs may be differently arranged—see  rule 316(4).

Note to rule 176 inserted by S.R. No. 88/2018 rule 6(3).


Public bus and public minibus are defined in the dictionary. Commercial passenger vehicle and commercial passenger vehicle service are defined in the Commercial Passenger Vehicle Industry Act 2017 .

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