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Passenger Transport (General) Regulation 2017
Current version for 13 December 2019 to date (accessed 16 December 2019 at 19:02)
Part 7 Division 3 Clause 93
93   Driver to stop bus to pick up and set down passengers
(1)  Subject to this clause, the driver of a bus—
(a)  must stop the bus and set down any passenger who indicates to the driver that the passenger wishes to leave the bus, and
(b)  must stop the bus and pick up any person who indicates to the driver that the person wishes to board the bus.
Maximum penalty—5 penalty units.
(2)  The driver of a bus must not stop the bus on a road or road related area for the purpose of setting down or picking up passengers otherwise than close to and parallel with the side of the carriageway of the road or area.
Maximum penalty—5 penalty units.
(3)  The driver of a bus may refuse to stop the bus—
(a)  at any place at which stopping the bus would be unlawful or, in the opinion of the driver, unsafe, or
(b)  in the case of a bus operating along a route for which bus stops are indicated by signs, at any place other than a bus stop.
(4)  The driver of a bus may refuse to stop the bus to set down a passenger at a bus stop at which the bus is not scheduled, as indicated on the bus or in the timetable for the relevant journey, to set down passengers.
(5)  The driver of a bus may refuse to stop the bus to pick up a passenger—
(a)  if by doing so the driver would contravene the provisions of clause 41 (Carriage of goods and animals) or 94 (Driver not to overload bus), or
(b)  if the intending passenger is a person who is, or who is carrying a thing that is, likely to soil or damage the bus or the clothing or luggage of other passengers, or otherwise to cause inconvenience or danger to other passengers or to the driver (as referred to in clause 55(1)(a) or (b)), or
(c)  at a bus stop at which the bus is not scheduled, as indicated on the bus or in the timetable for the relevant journey, to pick up passengers.