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Land Transport (Road User) Rule 2004

Published: | Category: Land transport rules , Road user | Audience: General

This rule establishes the rules under which traffic operates on roads. It applies to all road users, whether they are drivers, riders, passengers, pedestrians, or leading or droving animals.

About the rule

The 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 answers

Questions 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.

If you have any questions, please contact the Rules Team by emailing rules@nzta.govt.nz

Publication details

  • Author:
  • Published: 27 February 2005
  • Reference: Rule 61001
  • Contact: info@nzta.govt.nz
  • Amendments: 61001/10 (latest amendment)
  • Also known as: Road User Rule

Printed copies are available from selected bookshops in NZ or from Wickliffe Solutions. 
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Consolidated rule

  1. Consolidation (PDF) — 49 pages (external link)
  2. Preface to consolidation (PDF) — 7 pages, 102 KB
  3. Incorporated by reference

Principal rule

  1. Road User Rule 2004 — 74 pages, 208 KB
  2. Road User Rule 2004 Questions & answers
  3. Road User Rule (No. 2) 2004 Questions & answers

Amendments

2016

  1. Road User Amendment 2016 - 6 pages [PDF, 375 KB]

2014

  1. Road User Amendment 2014 (PDF) — 4 pages, 185 KB
  2. Road User Amendment 2014 Questions & answers

2013

  1. Road User Amendment 2013 (PDF) — 6 pages, 279 KB
  2. Road User Amendment 2013 (PDF) — 22 pages, 279 KB
  3. Road User Amendment 2013 Questions & answers
  4. Road User Amendment (No. 2) 2013 (PDF) — 5 pages, 243 KB
  5. Road User Amendment (No. 2) 2013 Questions & answers
  6. Road User Amendment (No. 3) 2013 (PDF) — 4 pages, 232 KB
  7. Road User Amendment (No. 3) 2013 Questions & answers

2012

  1. Road User Amendment 2012 (PDF) — 5 pages, 245 KB
  2. Road User Amendment 2012 Questions & answers

2011

  1. Road User Amendment 2011 (PDF) — 10 pages, 278 KB
  2. Road User Amendment 2011 Questions & answers

2009

  1. Road User Amendment 2009 (PDF) — 19 pages, 97 KB
  2. Road User Amendment 2009 Questions & answers
  3. Road User Amendment (No. 2) 2009 (PDF) — 4 pages, 226 KB
  4. Road User Amendment (No. 2) 2009 Questions & answers

2007

  1. Road User Amendment 2007 Questions & answers
  2. Road User Amendment 2007 (PDF) — 6 pages, 89 KB
  3. Road User Amendment (No. 2) 2007 (PDF) — 5 pages, 224 KB
  4. Road User Amendment (No. 2) 2007 Questions & answers

2005

  1. Road User Amendment 2005 (PDF) — 4 pages, 81 KB
  2. Road User Amendment 2005 Questions & answers
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