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Road Rules 2014
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220–1 NSW rule: using lights on stationary vehicles
(1) A driver must not stand a motor vehicle or trailer on a road during a period of darkness unless the parking lights and any clearance or side marker light required to be fitted to the vehicle by the applicable vehicle standards law are lighted.Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.Note.Motor vehicle and trailer are defined in the Dictionary, and parking light and period of darkness are defined in rule 214–1.(2) Subrule (1) does not apply to:(a) a driver who stands the driver’s vehicle on a length of road with street light that renders a motor vehicle or trailer clearly visible, or(b) a rider of a motor bike to which a sidecar is not attached.Note.Driver’s vehicle, length of road, motor bike, motor vehicle, sidecar and trailer are defined in the Dictionary.(3) A driver must not stand a motor vehicle on a road during a period of darkness with its headlight lighted while the vehicle is not actually engaged in dropping off, or picking up, passengers.Maximum penalty: 20 penalty units.Note.This rule is an additional NSW road rule. This rule applies in this jurisdiction instead of rule 220 of the Australian Road Rules.