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School Zones

School zone

Hornsby Shire Council has teamed up with the NSW Police Force for a joint campaign to make school zones safer for our children.

School Zone Road Safety Resources

Hornsby Shire Council provides free school zone road safety resources to schools, located in the Hornsby local government area, to raise road safety awareness in school zones. Find out more

School zone parking rules

No Parking

No Parking
  • Drivers may stop in this zone to drop off or pick up passengers or goods for a maximum of two minutes.
  • The driver MUST remain in or within three metres of the vehicle at all times.
  • The vehicle must not be left unattended.
  • If times of operation are shown on the sign, the restriction only applies during the times shown.
  • No Parking zones can also be used to drop off and pick up children.

No Stopping

No Stopping
  • Stopping is not permitted at any time.
  • If times of operation are shown on the sign, the restriction only applies during the times shown.

Bus Zones

Bus Zones
  • Drivers are not permitted to stop within a bus zone at any time.
  • If times of operation are shown on the sign, the restriction only applies during the times shown.

Double Parking

Double Parking
  • Drivers are not permitted to stop or park between the centre of the road and another vehicle that is parked at the side of the road.
  • Double parking decreases visibility for motorists and pedestrians, and significantly reduces road safety around schools.

PENALTIES EXCEED $183 PLUS 2 DEMERIT POINTS