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Road Rules 2014
Current version for 29 November 2019 to date (accessed 28 January 2020 at 12:35)
300–4 NSW rule: school bus signs for school buses
(1) A driver must not drive a bus for school purposes unless a school bus sign is clearly displayed on both the front and the rear of 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—school bus sign means a sign that complies with clause 24(2) of the Road Transport (General) Regulation 2013.Note 1.Clause 24 of the Road Transport (General) Regulation 2013 requires the owner of a bus that is driven for school purposes to attach school bus signs, or to provide school bus signs for the driver to attach, to the bus. A school bus sign is a sign containing the words “School Bus” in block letters of a certain height and coloured black on a fluorescent yellow background.Note 2.This rule is an additional NSW road rule. There is no corresponding rule in the Australian Road Rules.