You are using a version of the website built for webcrawlers and people whose devices cannot use javascript.
Some functionality will not be available.
Contents (2014 - 758)
Skip to content
Road Rules 2014
Current version for 28 October 2019 to date (accessed 13 November 2019 at 02:36)
Part 12 Division 6 Rule 187
187   Stopping in a bicycle lane, bus lane, tram lane, tramway, transit lane, truck lane or on tram tracks
(1)  A driver must not stop in a bus lane, transit lane or truck lane unless the driver—
(a)  is driving a public bus, public minibus or taxi, and is dropping off or picking up, passengers, and
(b)  is permitted to drive in the lane under these Rules or another law of this jurisdiction.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
(2)  A driver must not stop in a bicycle lane unless—
(a)  the driver—
(i)  is driving a public bus, public minibus or taxi, and is dropping off or picking up, passengers, and
(ii)  is permitted to drive in the lane under these Rules or another law of this jurisdiction, or
(b)  the driver is permitted to stop or park in the bicycle lane under another law of this jurisdiction.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
(3)  A driver (except the driver of a tram, a tram recovery vehicle or a public bus) must not stop in a tram lane, a tramway or on tram tracks.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
Note 1.
 Bicycle lane is defined in rule 153, bus lane is defined in rule 154, tram lane is defined in rule 155, tramway is defined in rule 155A, transit lane is defined in rule 156, truck lane is defined in rule 157, and public bus, taxi, tram and tram tracks are defined in the Dictionary.
Note 2.
 The term public minibus is not a term that is used in this jurisdiction. The reference to that term in this rule is retained in order to preserve uniformity with the Australian Road Rules.
Note 3.
 Rule 76 deals with drivers keeping clear of trams travelling in tram lanes or on tram tracks marked on each side by a yellow line.
Note 4.
 Part 11, Division 6 deals with driving in bicycle lanes, bus lanes, tram lanes, tramways, transit lanes and truck lanes.