Road Rules 2008
Current version for 1 October 2014 to date (accessed 24 November 2014 at 08:00)
Part 13Division 1Rule 221–1

221–1   NSW rule: using crimson flashing warning lights on certain local council vehicles

(cf RRR, cl 56)

(1)  Without limiting rule 218–1 (e), a driver must not use any crimson flashing warning light permitted to be fixed to a motor vehicle by clause 124 (4)–(9) of Schedule 2 to the Road Transport (Vehicle Registration) Regulation 2007 (or, in the case of a heavy vehicle, a corresponding heavy vehicle standard) unless the vehicle is being used by an employee of a local council for the purposes of enforcing excess weight limits legislation.

Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.

Note. Local council and motor vehicle are defined in the Dictionary.
(2)  In this rule:

excess weight limits legislation means any of the following:

(a)  the Heavy Vehicle National Law (NSW),
(b)  the Road Transport (Mass, Loading and Access) Regulation 2005.

Note. This rule is an additional NSW road rule. There is no corresponding rule in the Australian Road Rules.
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