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Road Rules 2014
Current version for 29 November 2019 to date (accessed 20 January 2020 at 11:45)
222–1 NSW rule: using four-way flashers on school buses
(1) If a bus fitted with a four-way flasher is being driven for school purposes, the driver must operate the four-way flasher when the bus is stopped to allow passengers to get on or off the bus.Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.Note.Bus is defined in the Dictionary.(2) For the purposes of this rule, a bus is driven for school purposes if the bus is being used—(a) solely or principally for the conveyance of children to or from school, and(b) on a journey wholly outside a transport district.Note.Transport district is defined in the Dictionary.(3) This rule does not apply to the driver of a bus that is operated in accordance with rule 222–2.Note.Rule 222–2 provides for the use by drivers of warning systems fitted to buses used to convey school children.(4) In this rule—four-way flasher means—(a) a device referred to in rule 114A(1) of the Light Vehicle Standards Rules, or(b) direction indicator lights that can be operated as referred to in rule 100(4) of the Light Vehicle Standards Rules, or(c) any hazard warning signal device complying with the requirements of the third edition ADR relating to the installation of lighting and light-signalling devices.Note 1.Third edition ADR is defined in the Dictionary.Note 2.This rule is an additional NSW road rule. There is no corresponding rule in the Australian Road Rules.