Rest Area

A Rest Area or Rest stop is a parking area adjacent to a rural road, provided to allow motorists to take short breaks during their journeys in order to recover from driver fatigue. Heavy vehicle rest areas specifically cater for drivers of trucks who must have regular breaks and sleep to meet their statutory obligations.

Very elaborate rest areas containing; petrol stations, fast food vendors, toilets, playgrounds, etc. are typically known as service centres.

External Links & References

  1. Google Search
  2. Roads & Marine Services
  3. VicRoads
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