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ROAD SAFETY ROAD RULES 2017 - REG 334

How parking control signs apply to a length of road

    (1)     If a permissive parking sign , bicycle parking sign  or motor bike parking sign , or a zone sign mentioned in Division 5 of Part 12, applies to a length of road and there are parking bays on the length of road, the sign applies only to the parking bays, unless information on or with the sign indicates otherwise.

Notes

1     Parking bay and with are defined in the dictionary.

2     Rule 201 deals with bicycle parking signs , rule 202 deals with motor bike parking signs , and rule 204 deals with permissive parking signs .

    (2)     If a parking control sign applies to a length of road, the sign is at the side of the road, and there are no parking bays to which the sign applies, then, unless information on or with the sign indicates otherwise, the sign applies to—

        (a)     any shoulder of the road on that side of the road; and

        (b)     the part of the road on the length of road that extends from the far side of the road (excluding any road related area) on that side of the road for—

              (i)     if the sign, or information on or with the sign, includes the words "angle parking" or "angle"—6 metres; or

              (ii)     in any other case—3 metres.

Note

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

Examples

Example 1

Part of a road to which a
parking control sign indicating
angle parking applies

Example 2

Part of a road to which a
parking control sign (except a sign indicating angle parking) applies

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    (3)     If a parking control sign applies to a length of road, the sign is at the centre of the road or on a dividing strip, and there are no parking bays to which the sign applies, then, unless information on or with the sign indicates otherwise, the sign applies to—

        (a)     if the sign is at the centre of the road, but not on a dividing strip—the part of the road on that length of road that extends 3 metres from the centre of the road on each side of the road; or

        (b)     if the sign is on a dividing strip—the dividing strip on that length of road and the part of the road on that length of road that extends 3 metres from each edge of the dividing strip.

Notes

1     Centre of the road and dividing strip are defined in the dictionary.

2     Rule 322(3) and (4) deal with the meaning of a traffic control device in or at an area or place.



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