Victorian Consolidated Regulations

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Stopping at or near a tram stop

    (1)     A driver (except the driver of a tram, a tram recovery vehicle or a public bus travelling along tram tracks) must not stop at a tram stop or on the road within 20 metres before a sign on the road that indicates the tram stop, unless—

        (a)     the driver stops at a place on a length of road, or in an area, to which a parking control sign applies; and

        (b)     the driver is permitted to stop at that place under these Rules.

Penalty:     3 penalty units.


1     "Parking control sign", public bus , "tram", tram recovery vehicle , tram stop and travelling along tram tracks are defined in the dictionary.

2     A driver stops within a particular distance before a sign indicating a tram 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, the distance is 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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