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Road Rules 2014
Current version for 28 October 2019 to date (accessed 20 November 2019 at 00:47)
Part 12 Division 6 Rule 197
197   Stopping on a path, dividing strip, nature strip, painted island or traffic island
(1)  A driver must not stop on a bicycle path, footpath, shared path or dividing strip, or a nature strip adjacent to a length of road in a built-up area, unless—
(a)  the driver stops at a place on a length of road, or in an area, to which a parking control sign applies and the driver is permitted to stop at that place under these Rules, or
(b)  the driver is permitted to stop under another law of this jurisdiction.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
Note 1.
 Bicycle path is defined in rule 239, built-up area, dividing strip, footpath, nature strip and parking control sign are defined in the Dictionary, and shared path is defined in rule 242.
Note 2.
 A separated footpath is a particular kind of footpath—see rule 239.
(1A)  A driver must not stop on a painted island.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
Note 1.
 Painted island is defined in the Dictionary.
Note 2.
 Rule 85 deals with the give way rules applying to a driver entering a turning lane from a painted island and rule 138 deals with keeping off painted islands.
(1B)  A driver must not stop on a traffic island.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
Note.
 Traffic island is defined in the Dictionary.
(2)  Subrules (1) and (1B) do not apply to the rider of a bicycle or animal.
Note.
 Bicycle is defined in the Dictionary.