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ROAD SAFETY ROAD RULES 2017 - REG 177

Stopping on a freeway

    (1)     A driver must not stop on a freeway unless the driver stops in an emergency stopping lane.

Penalty:     2 penalty units.

Notes

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.

Freeway signs

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End freeway sign

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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).



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