MOD: this one's been done to death and please place the state you are referring to in the topic. Just because u r a walloper doesn't exempt you from MY rules. :wink: All, You probably already have this one, but i thought i'd post the rule verbatim Cheers. Hubie 197. Stopping on a path, dividing strip or nature strip (1) A driver must not stop on a bicycle path, footpath, shared path or dividing strip, or a nature strip adjacent to a length of road in a built-up area, unlessâ€” (a) the driver stops at a place on a length of road, or in an area, to which a parking control sign applies and the driver is permitted to stop at that place under the Road Rules; or (b) the driverâ€™s vehicle is a motor cycle and the driver stops in a place where the motor cycle does not inconvenience, obstruct, hinder or prevent the free passage of any pedestrian or other vehicle; or (c) the driver is using a vehicle for the purpose of the operation of a detection device prescribed for the purposes of section 66 of the Road Safety Act 1986. Penalty: 3 penalty units.