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ROAD SAFETY ROAD RULES 2017 - REG 189

Double parking

    (1)     A driver must not stop on a road if to do so would put any part of the vehicle that the driver is driving between a vehicle that is parked on the road and the centre of the road.

Penalty:     3 penalty units.

Note

One-way road and two-way road are defined in the dictionary.

Examples

Example 1

Example 2

Double parked on a two-way road without a dividing line

Double parked on a two-way road with a dividing line

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251658240 Example 2 for proposed rule 12.JPG


Example 3

Example 4


Double parked on the right side of a one-way road with no vehicles parked on the left side of the road

Double parked on the left side of a one-way road with other vehicles lawfully parked on the right side of the road

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251658240 Example 4 for proposed rule 12.JPG

In the examples, the vehicle marked with an "X" is stopped in contravention of this rule.

    (2)     A driver does not contravene this rule by parking on the side of the road, or in a median strip parking area, in accordance with rule 210.

Note

Median strip parking area is defined in the dictionary.

Example

Vehicles parked in a parking area—not in contravention of this rule

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In the example, the angle-parked vehicles are not stopped in contravention of this rule.



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