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Parking on the footpath...

Discussion in 'Politics, Laws, Government & Insurance' started by Hubie75, Dec 2, 2007.

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  1. 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:


    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, unless—
    (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 driver’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.
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