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Road Rules 2014
Current version for 29 November 2019 to date (accessed 27 January 2020 at 18:00)
220–1 NSW rule: using lights on stationary vehicles
(1) A driver must not stand a motor vehicle or trailer on a road during a period of darkness unless the parking lights and any clearance or side marker light required to be fitted to the vehicle by the applicable vehicle standards law are lighted.Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.Note.Motor vehicle and trailer are defined in the Dictionary, and parking light and period of darkness are defined in rule 214–1.(2) Subrule (1) does not apply to—(a) a driver who stands the driver’s vehicle on a length of road with street light that renders a motor vehicle or trailer clearly visible, or(b) a rider of a motor bike to which a sidecar is not attached.Note.Driver’s vehicle, length of road, motor bike, motor vehicle, sidecar and trailer are defined in the Dictionary.(3) A driver must not stand a motor vehicle on a road during a period of darkness with its headlight lighted while the vehicle is not actually engaged in dropping off, or picking up, passengers.Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.Note.This rule is an additional NSW road rule. This rule applies in this jurisdiction instead of rule 220 of the Australian Road Rules.