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Road Rules 2014
Current version for 29 November 2019 to date (accessed 26 February 2020 at 13:19)
Part 18 Division 1 Rule 300–2
300–2   NSW rule: carriage of dangerous goods in prohibited areas
(1)  The driver of a dangerous goods transporter must not use the vehicle on or in any road or tunnel (or part of a road or tunnel) specified in the Table to this rule (a prohibited area)—
(a)  on any day or during any period specified in that Table for the prohibited area, or
(b)  at any time if no such day or period is specified in that Table for the prohibited area.
Maximum penalty—20 penalty units.
(2)  A driver of a dangerous goods transporter does not contravene subrule (1) if—
(a)  the dangerous goods transporter is—
(i)  displaying a permit issued by the Commissioner of Police under clause 18(2) of the Road Transport (General) Regulation 2013 authorising it to be used in a prohibited area, and
(ii)  used in accordance with any conditions on which the permit was issued, or
(b)  the placard load of the dangerous goods transporter only consists of a radioactive substance (within the meaning of the Radiation Control Act 1990) used in nuclear medicine that has a half-life of 100 days or less.
(2A)  A driver of a dangerous goods transporter in a prohibited area specified in item 16 or 17 of the Table to this rule does not contravene subrule (1) unless—
(a)  the placard load of the dangerous goods transported includes UN Class 1 or UN Division 2.1 goods (determined in accordance with the ADG Code), or
(b)  the placard load of the dangerous goods transporter requires more than one placard, or the use of a mixed class placard, to comply with the Dangerous Goods (Road and Rail Transport) Regulation 2014.
(3)  In this rule—
ADG Code has the same meaning as in the Dangerous Goods (Road and Rail Transport) Regulation 2014.
dangerous goods transporter means a motor vehicle, trailer or tanker with a placard load.
placard load means goods in or on a motor vehicle, trailer or tanker that are required to be identified with a placard or sign under any of the following regulations—
tanker means a motor vehicle or trailer that is specially constructed or equipped for the carriage of liquid in a receptacle of a capacity exceeding 450 litres or in one or more receptacles any one of which has a capacity exceeding 450 litres.
use a dangerous goods transporter includes drive, stop or park the transporter.
Note 1.
 Motor vehicle and trailer are defined in the Dictionary.
Note 2.
 This rule is an additional NSW road rule. There is no corresponding rule in the Australian Road Rules.
Table—Prohibited areas
The tunnel on the Cahill Expressway beneath the Royal Botanic Gardens, including—
(a)  the road connecting the tunnel and Sydney Harbour Tunnel, and
(b)  that part of the Cahill Expressway between the Macquarie Street exit and the tunnel.
The tunnel connecting the Cahill Expressway with the Bradfield Highway, including that part of the Cahill Expressway, westbound, between Macquarie Street and the tunnel.
Bradfield Highway between the hours of 7 am and 9.30 am Monday to Saturday both days inclusive and between the hours of 4 pm and 6.30 pm Monday to Friday both days inclusive.
Sydney Harbour Tunnel.
Eastern Distributor from the Art Gallery Road bridge, Woolloomooloo to Link Road, Zetland including the Anzac Parade and Moore Park Road branches.
The tunnel on Main Road Number 173 between Victoria Street and Wade Avenue, Kings Cross, including the following approaches to the tunnel—
(a)  from the Craigend Street and Darlinghurst Road ramp westbound,
(b)  from the Darlinghurst Road ramp,
(c)  from the eastern intersection of William Street and Kings Cross Road.
M2 Motorway between the Pennant Hills Road interchange and Christie Road, Macquarie Park, including the approach from Beecroft Road and the M2 Tunnel, Epping.
Cross City Tunnels between Harbour Street, Darling Harbour and Ward Avenue, Kings Cross and between Ward Avenue, Kings Cross and Sir John Young Crescent, Woolloomooloo.
M2 Motorway between the Delhi Road interchange and the Pacific Highway interchange, including the Lane Cove Tunnels.
NorthConnex tunnels between the M2 Motorway, West Pennant Hills and the M1 Pacific Motorway, Wahroonga.
M8 Motorway between the King Georges Road interchange, Beverly Hills and the St Peters interchange.
M4 Motorway between the Homebush Bay Drive interchange and the tunnel approaches at Parramatta Road, Ashfield and Wattle Street, Haberfield, excluding—
(a)  M4 Motorway westbound between Parramatta Road, Concord and the Homebush Bay Drive interchange, and
(b)  M4 Motorway eastbound between the Homebush Bay Drive interchange and the exit to Parramatta Road, Concord.
M4 and M8 Motorways between the M4 Motorway at Haberfield and the M5 Motorway at the St Peters interchange.
General Holmes Drive between Foreshore Road and Kyeemagh Avenue, including the tunnel beneath the extension of the north-south runway of Kingsford Smith Airport.
M5 Motorway between Bexley Road, Bexley North and General Holmes Drive, Kyeemagh, including the approaches from Marsh Street, Arncliffe.
M1 Pacific Motorway between Bangalow Road and the Hinterland Way interchange, Bangalow and the Ewingsdale Road interchange, Ewingsdale, including the St Helena tunnel.
M1 Pacific Motorway between the Gold Coast Highway interchange, Tweed Heads and the Stewart Road and Currumbin Road interchange at Tugun, including the Tugun Bypass Tunnel.