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Using lights on vehicles that are stopped

    (1)     A driver must not stop on a road at night unless—

        (a)     if the driver's vehicle is 2·2 metres wide, or wider—the clearance and side marker lights fitted to the vehicle are operating effectively and are clearly visible; or

        (b)     in any other case—the parking lights fitted to the driver's vehicle are operating effectively and are clearly visible.

Penalty:     3 penalty units.


Driver's vehicle and night are defined in the dictionary.

    (2)     This rule does not apply to a driver if the driver stops on a length of road, or in an area, with street lighting and the driver's vehicle is visible for at least 200 metres in all directions from the vehicle.


Length of road is defined in the dictionary.

Rule 220(3) amended by S.R. No. 153/2019 rule 4(Sch.  1 item 7).

    (3)     In subrule (1), a reference to a kind of light fitted to a vehicle is a reference to a light of that kind required to be fitted to the vehicle as approved by the Secretary or the Regulator or as specified in the Road Safety (Vehicles) Regulations 2009 or the Heavy Vehicle National Law (Victoria) (as the case requires).

    (4)     In this rule—

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


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

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