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ROAD SAFETY ROAD RULES 2017 - REG 192

Stopping on a bridge or in a tunnel etc.

    (1)     A driver must not stop on a bridge, causeway, ramp or similar structure unless—

        (a)     the road is at least as wide on the structure as it is on each of the approaches; or

        (b)     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.

Note

Parking control sign is defined in the dictionary.

    (2)     A driver must not stop in a tunnel or underpass unless—

        (a)     the road is at least as wide in the tunnel or underpass as it is on each of the approaches; or

        (b)     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.


Example

Stopping on a bridge where the road on the bridge is narrower than on an approach

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In the example, the vehicle is stopped in contravention of subrule (1).



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