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Road Rules 2014
Current version for 29 November 2019 to date (accessed 15 July 2020 at 19:28)
179–1 NSW rule: stopping in ticket-operated loading zone
(1) A driver must not stop a goods vehicle in a ticket-operated loading zone unless a current loading zone ticket is displayed in a manner that makes its date and expiry time clearly visible to persons outside the vehicle—(a) in or on the front left-hand portion of the vehicle, or(b) if a different portion is specified in the ticket in relation to a particular class of vehicles, in or on such portion of the vehicle as is so specified.Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.Note.Goods vehicle and loading zone ticket are defined in the Dictionary.(2) A ticket-operated loading zone is a length of road to which a loading zone sign applies where information on or with the sign includes the word “TICKET”.Note.With is defined in the Dictionary.(3) A driver does not commit an offence under subrule (1) if the driver—(a) stops a goods vehicle in a ticket-operated loading zone before obtaining a loading zone ticket, so long as the person obtains and displays a current loading zone ticket in accordance with this rule immediately after stopping the vehicle, or(b) is driving a vehicle that is actually engaged in dropping off, or picking up, passengers.(4) A driver must not display more than one loading zone ticket at any one time in or on a goods vehicle that is stopped in a ticket-operated loading zone.Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.(5) The driver of a goods vehicle must not allow the vehicle to remain stopped in a ticket-operated loading zone after the expiry of the loading zone ticket displayed in or on the vehicle.Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.(6) The driver of a goods vehicle must not replace a loading zone ticket in or on the vehicle (whether or not either of the expiry times shown on the ticket has been reached) with a fresh loading zone ticket for the purpose of allowing the vehicle to remain stopped in the ticket-operated loading zone after the expiry time specified in the first loading zone ticket for the vehicle.Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.Note.A driver (along with other persons) may also commit offences under clause 92 of the Road Transport (General) Regulation 2013 if he or she defaces or otherwise interferes with a loading zone ticket machine or loading zone ticket.(7) A driver must not stop in a ticket-operated loading zone that is closed.Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.Note.Clause 93 of the Road Transport (General) Regulation 2013 enables the Authority to temporarily close a ticket-operated loading zone by erecting a sign to that effect in, or in close proximity to, the zone.(8) This rule prevails over any other parking restrictions that apply within a ticket-operated loading zone, and those restrictions do not apply, and may not be enforced, in respect of a goods vehicle that is stopped in such a zone in accordance with this rule.
Note 1 for diagram.There is another permitted version of the loading zone sign—see the diagram in Schedule 3.Note 2 for diagram.A loading zone sign may have an arrow pointing in a different direction and anything on the sign may be differently arranged—see rule 316(4).Note.This rule is an additional NSW road rule. There is no corresponding rule in the Australian Road Rules.