These rules are in addition to those in the following sections which apply to
89. Buses MUST keep to the left or kerbside lane
of the carriageway except when such lane is occupied by a stationary vehicle or
90. Buses MUST stop within lay-bys or bus bays
where these are provided. When two or more buses arrive simultaneously at a bus
stop, they must draw up to the kerb one after the other and in leaving they must
follow the order of arrival. Buses must not cross the white line parallel to the
kerb when leaving the bus stop.
91. When stopping at a bus stop, whether it is provided
with the appropriate white lines or not, BUSES MUST DRAW RIGHT UP TO THE KERB
so that passengers can alight from, or board, the bus directly from the
92. When leaving the bus stop, buses should not swerve
out to the middle of the road, but should keep as close to the kerb as possible.
93. Buses should leave the terminus with their engines
running and the gear engaged. The engine MUST be kept running for the
entire duration of the trip.
94. The engine MUST have sufficient power and be
properly maintained and driven so that it does not emit smoke when the bus is
driven uphill with full load.
95. Neither passengers nor drivers may smoke on any Bus,
Coach or Mini Bus.
96. No radio or recorded music may be played on a moving
Bus, Coach or Mini Bus.