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Land Transport Rule: Dangerous Goods 2005

Published: | Category: Dangerous goods , Land transport rules | Audience: General

This rule sets requirements for the safe transport of dangerous goods on land in New Zealand. About the ruleThe rule is available in consolidated format (ie, a full, up-to-date, version of the rule including all its amendments) or as the original, unamended rule with separate amendment rules. Choose the option that best suits your needs from the list below. To access the consolidated version of the rule (available only in PDF format), click on ‘Consolidation’ below. The electronic versions of legislation on this website, and any legislation printed from the website:

have no official status
are made available for information only and should not be relied on as the authoritative text. About the questions and answersQuestions and answers are provided to accompany a new rule or amendment rule when it is signed.

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

Published: | Category: Vehicle lighting , Land transport rules | Audience: General

This rule sets out standards and safety requirements for lighting equipment that is fitted to a vehicle (including a pedal cycle), to allow the vehicle to be operated safely and not endanger the safety of other road users. About the ruleThe rule is available in consolidated format (ie, a full, up-to-date, version of the rule including all its amendments) or as the original, unamended rule with separate amendment rules. Choose the option that best suits your needs from the list below. To access the consolidated version of the rule (available only in PDF format), click on ‘Consolidation’ below. The electronic versions of legislation on this website, and any legislation printed from the website:

have no official status

are made available for information only and should not be relied on as the authoritative text.

Land transport rules

| Category: Land transport rules | Audiences: General, Local & regional government

Land transport rules are a form of delegated legislation similar to regulations. The Transport Agency produces rules for the Minister of Transport under an agreement made with the Chief Executive of the Ministry of Transport. If you have any questions, please contact the Rules Team by emailing rules@nzta. govt. nz

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Land Transport Rule: Traction Engines 2010

Published: | Category: Traction engines , Land transport rules | Audience: General

This rule sets out the requirements for the safety certification of traction engines and the qualifications required for users of traction engines. About the ruleThe principal rule is only available at this time. The electronic versions of legislation on this website, and any legislation printed from the website:

have no official status
are made available for information only and should not be relied on as the authoritative text. About the questions and answersQuestions and answers are provided to accompany a new rule or amendment rule when it is signed. These versions of the questions and answers are not updated to take into account any later amendments to the rule and are retained for historic interest only.

Land Transport Rule: Steering Systems 2001

Published: | Category: Steering systems , Land transport rules | Audience: General

This rule covers the design, construction and maintenance of steering systems in motor vehicles. About the ruleThe rule is available in consolidated format (ie, a full, up-to-date, version of the rule including all its amendments) or as the original, unamended rule with separate amendment rules. Choose the option that best suits your needs from the list below. To access the consolidated version of the rule (available only in PDF format), click on ‘Consolidation’ below. The electronic versions of legislation on this website, and any legislation printed from the website:

have no official status

are made available for information only and should not be relied on as the authoritative text. About the questions and answersQuestions and answers are provided to accompany a new rule or amendment rule when it is signed.

Land Transport Rule: Glazing Windscreen Wipe and Wash and Mirrors 1999

Published: | Category: Glazing, windscreen wipe and wash, and mirrors , Land transport rules | Audience: General

This rule establishes minimum safety levels for vehicle glazing. It also sets out requirements for windscreen wipe systems and windscreen wash systems, and for rear-view mirrors. About the ruleThe rule is available in consolidated format (ie, a full, up-to-date, version of the rule including all its amendments) or as the original, unamended rule with separate amendment rules. Choose the option that best suits your needs from the list below. To access the consolidated version of the rule (available only in PDF format), click on ‘Consolidation’ below. The electronic versions of legislation on this website, and any legislation printed from the website:

have no official status
are made available for information only and should not be relied on as the authoritative text. About the questions and answersQuestions and answers are provided to accompany a new rule or amendment rule when it is signed.

Land Transport Rule: Fuel Consumption Information 2008

Published: | Category: Fuel consumption information , Land transport rules | Audience: General

Sets out requirements for the provision of fuel consumption information for light vehicles ( 3500kg GVM or less) that enter the New Zealand fleet and are manufactured on or after 1 January 2000. About the ruleThe rule is available in consolidated format (ie, a full, up-to-date, version of the rule including all its amendments) or as the original, unamended rule with separate amendment rules. Choose the option that best suits your needs from the list below. To access the consolidated version of the rule (available only in PDF format), click on ‘Consolidation’ below. The electronic versions of legislation on this website, and any legislation printed from the website:

have no official status
are made available for information only and should not be relied on as the authoritative text. About the questions and answersQuestions and answers are provided to accompany a new rule or amendment rule when it is signed.

Land Transport Rule: Work Time and Logbooks 2007

Published: | Category: Work time and logbooks , Land transport rules | Audience: General

This rule sets out how the limits to the work time hours for a driver of a vehicle that requires a class 2, 3, 4, or 5 licence, or is used in a transport service (other than a rental service), or carries goods for hire or reward, are to be administered.  

About the ruleThe rule is available in consolidated format (ie, a full, up-to-date, version of the rule including all its amendments) or as the original, unamended rule with separate amendment rules. Choose the option that best suits your needs from the list below. To access the consolidated version of the rule (available only in PDF format), click on ‘Consolidation’ below. The electronic versions of legislation on this website, and any legislation printed from the website:

have no official status
are made available for information only and should not be relied on as the authoritative text.

Land Transport Rule: Head Restraints 2001

Published: | Category: Head restraints , Land transport rules | Audience: General

The rule requires that, if head restraints are fitted to motor vehicles, they must be designed and maintained to protect the head and neck of occupants from whiplash injury in a crash. About the ruleThe rule is available in consolidated format (ie, a full, up-to-date, version of the rule including all its amendments) or as the original, unamended rule with separate amendment rules. Choose the option that best suits your needs from the list below. To access the consolidated version of the rule (available only in PDF format), click on ‘Consolidation’ below. The electronic versions of legislation on this website, and any legislation printed from the website:

have no official status
are made available for information only and should not be relied on as the authoritative text. About the questions and answersQuestions and answers are provided to accompany a new rule or amendment rule when it is signed.

Land Transport Rule: Heavy Vehicle Brakes 2006

Published: | Category: Heavy vehicle brakes , Land transport rules | Audience: General

This rule sets out requirements to ensure that heavy vehicles and heavy-vehicle combinations (over 3500 kg GVM) can brake safely, with balanced brake performance, at any road-legal load condition. About the ruleThe rule is available in consolidated format (ie, a full, up-to-date, version of the rule including all its amendments) or as the original, unamended rule with separate amendment rules. Choose the option that best suits your needs from the list below. To access the consolidated version of the rule (available only in PDF format), click on ‘Consolidation’ below. The electronic versions of legislation on this website, and any legislation printed from the website:

have no official status
are made available for information only and should not be relied on as the authoritative text. About the questions and answersQuestions and answers are provided to accompany a new rule or amendment rule when it is signed.
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