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AUSTRALIAN ROAD RULES - REG 194

194—Stopping near a fire hydrant etc

        (1)         A driver must not stop within 1 metre of a fire hydrant, fire hydrant indicator, or fire plug indicator, unless—

            (a)         the driver is driving a public bus, and the driver stops at a bus stop or in a bus zone and does not leave the bus unattended; or

            (b)         the driver is driving a taxi, and the driver stops in a taxi zone and does not leave the taxi unattended; or

            (c)         the driver is driving a public minibus, and the driver stops in a minibus zone and does not leave the minibus unattended.

Offence provision.

Note—

"Bus zone" is defined in rule 183, "public bus", "public minibus" and "taxi" are defined in the dictionary, "minibus zone" is defined in rule 184, and "taxi zone is defined in rule 182.

        (2)         For this rule, a driver leaves a vehicle "unattended" if the driver leaves the vehicle so the driver is over 3 metres from the closest point of the vehicle.

        (3)         In this rule—

"fire hydrant" means an upright pipe with a spout, nozzle or other outlet for drawing water from a main or service pipe in case of fire or other emergency.

Examples—


Fire hydrant indicators

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Fire plug indicator

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