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ROAD SAFETY ROAD RULES 2017 - REG 200

Stopping on roads—heavy and long vehicles

    (1)     The driver of a heavy vehicle, or long vehicle, must not stop on a length of road that is not in a built-up area, except on the shoulder of the road, unless the length of road is an emergency stopping lane and the driver is permitted to stop in it under rule 178.

Penalty:     3 penalty units.

Note to rule 200(1) substituted by S.R. No. 87/2018 rule 10(1).

Note

Built-up area and emergency stopping lane are defined in the dictionary. Shoulder is defined in rule 12(3). Heavy vehicle is defined in the Road Safety Act 1986 .

    (2)     The driver of a heavy vehicle, or long vehicle, must not stop on a length of road in a built-up area for longer than 1 hour, unless the information on or with a traffic control device specifically permits the driver of a heavy vehicle, or long vehicle, to stop on the length of road for longer than 1 hour, or is permitted to do so under subrule (2A) or by the Council.

Penalty:     3 penalty units.

Note

"Council", traffic control device and with are defined in the dictionary.

    (2A)     The driver of a heavy vehicle, or long vehicle, other than a bus, is permitted to stop on a length of road in a built-up area for longer than 1 hour if, throughout the period when the vehicle is stopped on the length of road, the driver is engaged in dropping off, or picking up, goods.

    (3)     In this rule—

Rule 200(3) def. of heavy vehicle revoked by S.R. No. 87/2018 rule 10(2).

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"long vehicle" means a vehicle that, together with any load or projection, is 7·5 metres long, or longer;

"road" does not include a road related area, but includes any shoulder of the road.

Notes

Note 1 to rule 200(3) amended by S.R. No. 87/2018 rule 10(3).

1     Road related area is defined in rule 13 and shoulder is defined in rule 12.


2     "Vehicle" includes a combination—see rule 15(d).



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