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Road Rules 2014
Current version for 28 October 2019 to date (accessed 19 November 2019 at 07:09)
Part 12 Division 9
Division 9 Angle parking
Note 1.
 Park and stop are defined in the Dictionary.
Note 2.
 Rule 165 provides defences to the prosecution of a driver for an offence against a provision of this Division.
210   Angle parking
(1)  If a driver parks in a parking area on the side of a road, or in a median strip parking area—
(a)  to which a parking control sign with the words “angle parking” or “angle” applies, or
(b)  to which a road marking indicating an angle applies,
the driver must position the driver’s vehicle in accordance with subrules (2) to (4).
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
Note 1.
 Driver’s vehicle, median strip parking area, parking area, parking control sign, road marking and with are defined in the Dictionary.
Note 2.
 Rule 212 deals with whether a driver enters a median strip parking area forwards or in reverse.
(2)  If the parking control sign or road marking indicates that the vehicle must be positioned at a specified angle (other than 90°), the driver must position the vehicle—
(a)  so that the vehicle is at an angle as near as practicable to the specified angle, and
(b)  if the vehicle is parked on the side of the road—with the rear of the vehicle nearest to the centre of the road.
(2A)  If the parking control sign or road marking does not indicate the angle at which the vehicle must be positioned, the driver must position the vehicle—
(a)  so that the vehicle is at an angle as near as practicable to 45°, as shown in example 1 or 2, and
(b)  if the vehicle is parked on the side of the road—with the rear of the vehicle nearest to the centre of the road.
Examples.
 
Example 1Parking at 45° at the side of a two-way road
Example 2Parking at 45° at the right side of a one-way road
(2B)  Subrules (2) and (2A) do not apply if the road marking, or information on the parking control sign, includes the words “rear in” or similar words.
(3)  If the parking control sign or road marking indicates that the vehicle must be positioned at an angle of 90°, the driver—
(a)  must position the driver’s vehicle so the vehicle is at an angle as near as practicable to 90°, as shown in example 3 or 4, and
(b)  if the vehicle is parked on the side of the road—
(i)  if the road marking, or information on the parking control sign, includes the words “rear in” or “front in”, or similar words—must position the vehicle so that the front of the vehicle is nearest the centre of the road, or the rear of the vehicle is nearest the centre of the road, in accordance with the road marking or sign, or
(ii)  otherwise—may position the vehicle either way around.
Examples.
 
Example 3Parking at 90° at the side of a two-way road
Example 4Parking at 90° at the right side of a one-way road
(4)  If the road marking, or information on the parking control sign, includes the words “rear in”, or similar words, the driver must position the driver’s vehicle—
(a)  so that the vehicle is at an angle as near as practicable to—
(i)  the angle indicated by the road marking or parking control sign, or
(ii)  if the road marking or parking control sign does not indicate an angle—45°, and
(b)  if the vehicle is parked on the side of the road—with the front of the vehicle nearest to the centre of the road.
(4A)  Subrule (4) does not apply if the parking control sign or road marking indicates that the vehicle must be positioned at an angle of 90°.
Examples for subrule (4).
 
Example 5Parking “rear in” at 30° at the side of a road
Example 6Parking “rear in” at 30° in a median strip parking area
Example 7Parking “rear in” at 45° at the side of a road
Example 8Parking “rear in” at 45° in a median strip parking area
Example 9Parking “rear in” at 60° at the side of a road
Example 10Parking “rear in” at 60° in a median strip parking area
(5)  This rule does not apply to the rider of a motor bike.
Note.
 Motor bike is defined in the Dictionary.