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ROAD SAFETY ROAD RULES 2017 - REG 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.

Penalty:     3 penalty units.

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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