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Road Rules 2014
Current version for 28 October 2019 to date (accessed 19 November 2019 at 11:16)
Television receivers and visual display units in vehicles
A driver must not drive a vehicle that has a television receiver or visual display unit in or on the vehicle operating while the vehicle is moving, or is stationary but not parked, if any part of the image on the screen—is visible to the driver from the normal driving position, oris likely to distract another driver.Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.is defined in the Dictionary, and is defined in rule 15.This rule does not apply to the driver if—the driver is driving a bus and the visual display unit is, or displays, a destination sign or other bus sign, or* * * **the visual display unit is used as a driver’s aid and either—is an integrated part of the vehicle design, oris secured in a mounting affixed to the vehicle while being used, orthe visual display unit is a mobile data terminal fitted to a police vehicle or an emergency vehicle, orthe driver or vehicle is exempt from this rule under another law of this jurisdiction.Closed-circuit television security cameras.Dispatch systems.Navigational or intelligent highway and vehicle system equipment.Rearview screens.Ticket-issuing machines.Vehicle monitoring devices., and are defined in the Dictionary.Rule 299(2)(aa) of the Australian Road Rules has not been reproduced in these Rules. The paragraph has been left blank in order to preserve uniformity of numbering with the Australian Road Rules.Subrule (2)(b) is not uniform with the corresponding paragraph in rule 299 of the Australian Road Rules. Different rules may apply in other Australian jurisdictions.For the purposes of subrule (2)(b)(ii), a visual display unit is secured in a mounting affixed to the vehicle only if—the mounting is commercially designed and manufactured for that purpose, andthe unit is secured in the mounting, and the mounting is affixed to the vehicle, in the manner intended by the manufacturer.