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ROAD RULES 2014 - REG 23
Speed limit in a school zone
(1) The speed limit applying to a driver for any length of road in a
school zone is the number of kilometres per hour indicated by the number on
the school zone sign on a road, or the road, into the zone.
Note 1 :
"Length" of road is defined in the Dictionary.
Note 2 : A school zone sign
may indicate that it applies only at certain times, on certain days or in
certain circumstances--see rules 317 and 318.
Note 3 : This subrule applies
to road related areas in the school zone--see rule 11(2).
"school zone" is--
(a) if there is a school zone sign and an end school zone
sign, or a speed limit sign with a different number on the sign, on a road and
there is no intersection on the length of road between the signs--that length
of road, or
(b) if there is a school zone sign on a road that ends in a dead
end and there is no intersection, nor a sign mentioned in paragraph (a), on
the length of road beginning at the sign and ending at the dead end--that
length of road, or
(c) in any other case--the network of roads in an area
(i) a school zone sign on each road into the area, indicating the same
(ii) an end school zone sign, or a speed limit sign indicating a
different number, on each road out of the area.
"Intersection" is defined in the Dictionary.
(3) In subrule (2)(c)(i) and
"road" does not include a road related area.
"Road related area" is defined in rule 13.
Note 1 for diagrams : There are other permitted versions of the school zone
sign --see the diagrams in Schedule 3.
Note 2 for diagrams : A school zone
sign or end school zone sign may have a different number on the sign--see
Note 3 for diagrams : School days are any days other than a
Saturday or Sunday, a day that is a public holiday or a day publicly notified
as a school holiday for government schools--see rule 318(3- 1).
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