This note is not part of the regulations, but is intended to indicate their general effect.
Regulations 14 and 15, which come into force on 1 March 2001, revoke regulation 28 of the Traffic Regulations 1976, and substitute a new regulation 28. New regulation 28 prescribes a new test for determining whether or not a motor vehicle emits smoke or vapour to the extent that it warrants prohibiting the operation of that motor vehicle.
The rest of these regulations, which come into force on 25 January 2001, amend the Traffic Regulations 1976 by—
•providing limited exceptions to the general rule that buses must stop at railway crossings:
•prescribing the rules applicable to school crossing points:
•increasing the maximum penalty for breaching regulation 136 of the Traffic Regulations 1976 from $500 to $1,000.