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Road Rules 2014
Current version for 28 October 2019 to date (accessed 13 November 2019 at 21:02)
Stopping on a freeway
A driver must not stop on a freeway unless—the driver stops in an emergency stopping lane, orthe driver’s vehicle is permitted to stop on the freeway under another law of this jurisdiction.Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.is defined in the Dictionary, and is defined in rule 95.Rule 178 sets out when a driver can stop in an emergency stopping lane.This rule does not apply to—the driver of a truck while stopped in a truck parking area, orthe driver of a public bus used to provide a public passenger service, while stopped—in a bus parking area, orin a bus zone or at a bus stop to drop off or pick up passengers, orthe driver of a vehicle who is authorised to maintain facilities in a bus parking area, while stopped in the bus parking area for that purpose., , , and are defined in the Dictionary. is defined in rule 183(2). is defined in rule 15.This subrule is an additional NSW subrule. There is no corresponding subrule in rule 177 of the Australian Road Rules.A is a length of road to which a freeway sign applies.A freeway sign on a road applies to a length of road beginning at the sign (including any road into which the length of road merges) and ending at the next end freeway sign on the road.
Freeway signs End freeway sign There are a number of other permitted versions of each of these signs—see the diagrams in Schedule 3.