Victorian Consolidated Regulations

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Stopping at or near a bus stop

    (1)     A driver (except the driver of a public bus) must not stop at a bus stop, or on the road, within 20 metres before a sign on the road that indicates the bus stop, and within 10 metres after the sign, unless the driver stops at a place on a length of road, or in an area, to which a parking control sign applies and the driver is permitted to stop at that place under these Rules.

Penalty:     3 penalty units.


1     Parking control sign and public bus are defined in the dictionary.

2     A driver stops within a particular distance before or after a sign indicating a bus stop if the driver stops so any part of the driver's vehicle is within that distance—see rule 350(2).

    (2)     For this rule, distances are measured in the direction in which the driver is driving.

    (3)     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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