(1) A driver must not stop on a freeway unless the driver stops in an emergency stopping lane.
Penalty: 2 penalty units.
1 Emergency stopping lane is defined in rule 95.
2 Rule 178 sets out when a driver can stop in an emergency stopping lane.
(2) A freeway is a length of road to which a freeway sign applies.
(3) A freeway sign on a road applies to a length of road beginning at the sign (including any road into which the length of road merges) and ending at the next end freeway sign on the road.
End freeway sign
Note for diagrams
There are a number of other permitted versions of each of these signs—see the diagrams in Schedule 3.
Rule 178 amended by S.R. No. 135/2021 rule 60(1).