(1) A driver (except the driver of a public bus) must not drive in a bus lane, unless the driver is permitted to drive in the bus lane under rule 158.
Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.(2) A bus lane is a marked lane, or the part of a marked lane:(a) beginning at a bus lane sign (whether or not there is also a bus lane road marking) and ending at the nearest of the following:(i) an end bus lane sign,(ii) a traffic sign that indicates the beginning of another special purpose lane, or(b) beginning at a bus lane road marking (if there is no bus lane sign) and ending at the next intersection.(3) In this rule:
bus lane road marking means a road marking consisting of:(a) the letters “BL”, or(b) the words “bus lane”, or(c) the words “bus only” or “buses only”.