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Land Transport Rule:

Regulatory Stewardship (Omnibus) Amendment 2018

Rule 10013

Land Transport Rules are law produced by the NZ Transport Agency for the Minister of Transport. This is the public consultation (yellow) draft of Land Transport Rule: Regulatory Stewardship (Omnibus) Amendment 2018.

If you wish to comment on this draft Rule, please see the information page headed ‘Making a submission’. The deadline for submissions is Friday 24 August 2018.

Part 1 Rule requirements

Section 1          Preliminary provisions

Section 2          Driver Licensing 1999

Section 3          Fuel Consumption Information 2008

Section 4          Heavy-vehicle Brakes 2006

Section 5          Heavy Vehicles 2004

Section 6          Light-vehicle Brakes 2002

Section 7          Operator Licensing 2017

Section 8          Passenger Service Vehicles 1999

Section 9          Road User 2004

Section 10        Setting of Speed Limits 2017

Section 11        Traffic Control Devices 2004

Section 12        Tyres and Wheels 2001

Section 13        Vehicle Dimensions and Mass 2016

Section 14        Vehicle Equipment 2004

Section 15        Vehicle Lighting 2004

Section 16        Vehicle Standards Compliance 2002

Part 2 Schedules

Schedule 1        Amendments to Schedule 1 of Land Transport Rule: Traffic Control Devices 2004

Schedule 2        Amendments to Schedule 2 of Land Transport Rule: Traffic Control Devices 2004

Schedule 3        Consequential amendments to other Land Transport Rules

 

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Part 1 Rule requirements

Section 1     Preliminary provisions

1.1     Title

1.1(1)    This Rule is the Land Transport Rule: Regulatory Stewardship (Omnibus) Amendment 2018.

1.2     Principal Rules amended

This Rule amends the following Land Transport Rules:

  1. Driver Licensing 1999:
  2. Fuel Consumption Information 2008:
  3. Heavy-vehicle Brakes 2006:
  4. Heavy Vehicles 2004:
  5. Light-vehicle Brakes 2002:
  6. Operator Licensing 2017:
  7. Passenger Service Vehicles 1999:
  8. Road User 2004:
  9. Setting of Speed Limits 2017:
  10. Traffic Control Devices 2004:
  11. Tyres and Wheels 2001:
  12. Vehicle Dimensions and Mass 2016:
  13. Vehicle Equipment 2004:
  14. Vehicle Lighting 2004:
  15. Vehicle Standards Compliance 2002.

1.3     Commencement

This Rule comes into force on [date to come].

 

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Section 2     Driver Licensing 1999

2.1     Amendments to Land Transport (Driver Licensing) Rule 1999

This section amends Land Transport (Driver Licensing) Rule 1999.

2.2    Clause 2 amended (Interpretation)

2.2(1)    In clause 2(1), definition of approved motorcycle, after paragraph (b), insert:

             (c)          is a motorcycle with motive power wholly derived from an external source of electricity and is approved for use by the Agency by notice published on the Agency’s Internet site

2.2(2)    In clause 2(1), revoke the definitions of medical practitioner, occupational therapist, and optometrist.

2.3    Clause 41 amended (Requirements of medical examination)

In clause 41(4), replace “Medical Practitioners” with “Health Practitioners”.

2.4    Clause 44 amended (Medical certificates)

2.4(1)    In clause 44(1)(a)

             (a)          replace “registered health professional” with “health practitioner”; and

             (b)          replace “Medical Practitioners” with “Health Practitioners”.

2.4(2)    In clause 44(2A)(b), replace “medical practitioner” with “health practitioner”.

2.5    Clause 77 amended (Requirements for tests, medical examinations, and approved courses)

In clause 77(5), replace “Medical Practitioners” with “Health Practitioners”.

 

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Section 3     Fuel Consumption Information 2008

3.1     Amendment to Land Transport Rule: Fuel Consumption Information 2008

This section amends Land Transport Rule: Fuel Consumption Information 2008.

3.2    Clause 2.2 amended (Form of fuel consumption information)

3.2(1)    Replace clause 2.2(1)(c) with:

             (c)          be provided in kilometres per litre, litres per 100 kilometres, miles per US liquid gallon or miles per Imperial gallon.

3.2(2)    Replace clause 2.2(2) with:

2.2(2)    Fuel consumption information that must be provided is—

             (a)          fuel consumption information for—

                    (i)      the urban, extra-urban, and combined cycles if the vehicle’s fuel consumption information is derived from testing in accordance with the New European Driving Cycle; or

                    (ii)      the combined cycle only if the vehicle’s fuel consumption information is derived from testing in accordance with the Japanese 10.15 mode, the Japanese JC08 mode or ADR 81/01 Fuel Consumption Labelling for Light Vehicles; or

                    (iii)      the low, medium, high, extra-high, and combined cycles if the vehicle’s fuel consumption information is derived from testing in accordance with the World Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure; and

             (b)          unladen weight and gross vehicle mass; and

             (c)          the CO2 emission of the vehicle in grams per kilometre based on the fuel consumption test

3.3    Clause 4.1 amended (Maintaining the database of fuel consumption information)

Replace clause 4.1(2) with:

4.1(2)    Fuel consumption information that must be entered on the database is—

             (a)          fuel consumption in litres per 100 kilometres for—

                          (i)      the urban, extra-urban, and combined cycles if the vehicle’s fuel consumption information is derived from testing in accordance with the New European Driving Cycle; or

                          (ii)      the combined cycle only if the vehicle’s fuel consumption information is derived from testing in accordance with the Japanese 10.15 mode, the Japanese JC08 mode or ADR 81/01 Fuel Consumption Labelling for Light Vehicles; or

                          (iii)      the low, medium, high, extra-high, and combined cycles if the vehicle’s fuel consumption information is derived from testing in accordance with the World Harmonised Light Vehicle Test Procedure; and

             (b)          unladen weight and gross vehicle mass; and

             (c)          the CO2 emission of the vehicle in grams per kilometre based on the fuel consumption test.

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Section 4    Heavy-vehicle Brakes 2006

4.1     Amendments to Land Transport Rule: Heavy-vehicle Brakes 2006

This section amends Land Transport Rule: Heavy-vehicle Brakes 2006.

4.2     Clause 3.5 amended (Pressure gauges)

4.2(1)    In clause 3.5(1)(b), delete “service”.

4.2(2)    In clause 3.5(3)(b), delete “service”.

4.3     Clause 3.6 amended (Reservoir capacity)

In clause 3.6(1A), replace “four” with “three”.

4.4     Part 2 amended (Definitions)

In Part 2, replace the definition of gross mass with:

gross mass has the same meaning as in Part 2 of Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Dimensions and Mass 2016

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Section 5     Heavy Vehicles 2004

5.1     Amendment to Land Transport Rule: Heavy Vehicles 2004

5.1(1)    This section amends Land Transport Rule: Heavy Vehicles 2004.

5.1(2)    In Part 2, replace the definition of gross mass with:

gross mass has the same meaning as in Part 2 of Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Dimensions and Mass 2016

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Section 6     Light-vehicle Brakes 2002

6.1     Amendments to Land Transport Rule: Light-vehicle Brakes 2002

This section amends Land Transport Rule: Light-vehicle Brakes 2002.

6.2     Table 2.2 replaced (Brakes required on Class TA and TB vehicles)

Replace Table 2.2 with:

Type of brake

Trailers of Class TA or Class TB with a laden weight of 2000 kg or less

Trailers of Class TB with a laden weight of more than 2000 kg but less than 2500 kg

Trailers of Class TB with a laden weight of 2500 kg or more

Service brake

Not required: see 2.4(6) if fitted.

Required: may be either direct or indirect. See 2.4(2).

Required: may be either direct or indirect. See 2.4(2).

Parking brake

Not required

Not required

Required: see 2.4(4).

Breakaway brake

Required: unless fitted with safety chain. See 2.4(1B).

Required: unless fitted with safety chains. See 2.4(3).

Required: unless fitted with safety chains. See 2.4(3).

Safety chain(s)

Required: unless fitted with a breakaway brake. See 2.4(1B).

Required: unless fitted with a breakaway brake. See 2.4(3).

Required: unless fitted with a breakaway brake. See 2.4(3).

Adequate tow coupling

Required

Required

Required

6.3     Clause 2.4 amended (Brakes on light trailers)

In clause 2.4, replace subclauses 2.4(2), 2.4(3), 2.4(4), and 2.4(5) with:

2.4(2)    Subject to 2.4(8), a vehicle of Class TB with a laden weight of more than 2000 kg must have either a direct service brake or an indirect service brake that—

             (a)          acts on each wheel of at least one axle, and does not transfer the load to an unbraked axle during braking; and

             (b)          is, in conjunction with the towing vehicle’s service brake, capable of stopping the combination of towing and towed vehicles within a distance of 7 m from a speed of 30 km/h.

2.4(2A)    An indirect service brake on a vehicle of Class TB with a laden weight of 2500 kg or more must comply with UN/ECE Regulation No. 13, Uniform provisions concerning the approval of vehicles of categories M, N and O with regard to braking (E/ECE324-E/ECE/TRANS/505/Rev.1/Add.12).

2.4(3)    A vehicle of Class TB with a laden weight of more than 2000 kg must be fitted with one or both of the following:

             (a)          a coupling system that—

                          (i)      has a manufacturer’s load rating equal to or greater than the laden weight of the trailer; and

                          (ii)     is equipped with two safety chains that conform to the technical requirements of Australian Design Rule 62 Determination 2 of 1995, Mechanical Connections Between Vehicles, and that cross each other when connected:

             (b)          a breakaway brake.

2.4(4)    A vehicle of Class TB with a laden weight of 2500 kg or more must, in addition to the requirements of 2.4(2) and 2.4(3), be fitted with a parking brake, acting on at least one complete axle, that is capable of—

             (a)          stopping the vehicle within a distance of 18 m from a speed of 30 km/h; or

             (b)          holding the vehicle at rest on a slope of 1 in 5.

6.4     Clause 2.5 amended (Approved vehicle standards for brakes)

In clause 2.5(7), replace “2.4(4)” with “2.4(3)”.

6.5     Part 2 amended (Definitions)

In Part 2, definition of approved vehicle standard, replace “2.4(4)” with “2.4(3)”.

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Section 7     Operator Licensing 2017   

7.1     Amendments to Land Transport Rule: Operator Licensing 2017

This section amends Land Transport Rule: Operator Licensing 2017.

7.2     Clause 2.6 amended (Holder of transport service licence to ensure transport service licence card is displayed)

Replace clause 2.6(2)(a) with:

             (a)          is displayed, facing outwards,—

                          (i)      for any motor vehicle, on the inside of the windscreen and as close as practicable to the bottom right-hand corner of the windscreen when viewed from the outside and front of the vehicle; or

                          (ii)     in the case of a goods service vehicle only, on the first right-hand side window beyond the right-hand door, when viewed from the outside and front of the vehicle; and

7.3     Clause 3.5 amended (Driver identification)

In clause 3.5(4)(b)(i), replace “users” with “a user”.

7.4     Clause 5.2 amended (Driver identification)

Replace clause 5.2(4)(b) with:

             (b)          display a unique identifier, being a name comprising a combination of letters approved by the Agency, with numbers assigned by the Agency if required to distinguish duplicate names, so that the unique identifier is:

                          (i)      sufficiently memorable to be easily recalled by a user of the service provided by the driver; and

                          (ii)     sufficiently distinct so that a user of the service can identify the driver from other drivers in any transport service; and

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Section 8     Passenger Service Vehicles 1999

8.1     Amendments to Land Transport Rule: Passenger Service Vehicles 1999

This section amends Land Transport Rule: Passenger Service Vehicles 1999.

8.2     Clause 1.6 amended (Exceptions)

In clause 1.6(a), replace “section 12 of Land Transport Rule: Operator Licensing 2007” with “clause 6.1 of Land Transport Rule: Operator Licensing 2017”.

8.3     Clause 2.4 amended (Additional provisions for heavy passenger service vehicles)

In clause 2.4(5)(b), after “nearby stairwell or ramp”, insert “ in such a way as to create a hazard”.

8.4     Clause 4.1 amended (Passenger seats)

After clause 4.1(8), insert:

4.1(8A)    A passenger seating position that complies with UN/ECE Regulation No. 107 does not have to comply with 4.1(8)(b).

8.5     Clause 6.15 amended (Additional provisions for heavy passenger service vehicles)

8.5(1)    In clause 6.15(2)(a), delete “, if there is a seat other than the driver’s seat next to that window”.

8.5(2)    After clause 6.15(2), insert:

6.15(2A)    6.15(2) does not apply to a window next to—

             (a)          the driver; or

             (b)          a passenger seating position alongside and to the left of the driver.

8.6     Part 2 amended (Definitions)

In Part 2, replace the definition of low volume vehicle with:

low volume vehicle means a make and model of a vehicle, of a class specified in Table A: Vehicle classes in Part 2 of Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Standards Compliance 2002, other than Class MD3, MD4, ME, NB, NC, TC, or TD, that is:

             (a)          manufactured, assembled, or scratch-built in quantities of  500 or less in any one year, and where the construction of the vehicle may directly or indirectly affect compliance of the vehicle with any of the vehicle standards prescribed by New Zealand law; or

             (b)          modified uniquely, or in quantities of 500 or less in any one year, in such a way that compliance of the vehicle, or its structure, systems, components, or equipment, with a legal requirement relating to safety performance applicable at the time of the modification may be affected

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Section 9     Road User 2004

9.1     Amendments to Land Transport (Road User) Rule 2004

This section amends the Land Transport (Road User) Rule 2004.

9.2     Clause 1.6 amended (Interpretation)

9.2(1)   In clause 1.6, definition of headlamp, paragraph (b)(ii), replace “100 m” with “200 m”.

9.2(2)   In clause 1.6, insert, in the appropriate alphabetical place:

heavy vehicle lane means a lane reserved for the use of heavy vehicles by a marking or sign installed—

             (a)          at the start of the lane; and

             (b)          at each point at which the lane resumes after an intersection

9.2(3)   In clause 1.6, replace the definition of static roll threshold with:

static roll threshold has the same meaning as the term Static Roll Threshold (SRT) in Part 2 of Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Dimensions and Mass 2016

9.2(4)   In clause 1.6, revoke the definition of static roll threshold compliance certificate.

9.2(5)   In clause 1.6, insert the following definition in its appropriate alphabetical place:

static roll threshold document of compliance means the document of compliance referred to in clause 3.18(1)(b) of Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Dimensions and Mass 2016

9.2(6)   In clause 1.6, definition of turn, after “marked with a centre line”, insert “or has another traffic control device installed”.

9.3     Clause 3.6 amended (Traffic signals in form of T or B)

In clause 3.6(1), after “(in the case of a white B)”, insert “which is travelling in a special vehicle lane and is”.

9.4     Clause 3.8 replaced (Manually-controlled stop signs)

Replace clause 3.8 with:

3.8     Manually-controlled stop signs

3.8(1)   This clause applies if a person is directing traffic with a manually-controlled stop sign.

3.8(2)   A driver approaching a manually-controlled stop sign—

             (a)          must stop before reaching the sign; and

             (b)          must not proceed until the person controlling the sign—

                          (i)      displays a “go” sign or a “slow” sign towards the driver; or

                          (ii)     stops displaying a sign towards the driver.

9.5     Clause 3.9A inserted (Traffic signs prohibiting certain turning manoeuvres)

After clause 3.9, insert:

3.9A     Traffic signs prohibiting certain turning manoeuvres

A driver must not make a turn or enter into a road or part of a road if there is a traffic sign that prohibits the turning manoeuvre or entry into that road or part of a road.

9.6     Clause 4.2 amended (Giving way where vehicles are controlled by same type of sign or in absence of signs)

9.6(1)   In clause 4.2(5), definition of continuing road, paragraph (a), after “by a marked centre line”, insert “or other traffic control device”.

9.6(2)   In clause 4.2(5), definition of continuing road, paragraph (b), replace “if no centre line is marked through a T-intersection,” with “if no centre line or other traffic control device that indicates the normal flow of traffic is present at a T-intersection,”.

9.7     Clause 5.1 amended (Drivers must not exceed speed limits)

In clause 5.1(1), replace “holiday” with “seasonal”.

9.8     Clause 6.4 amended (Parking contrary to notice, traffic sign, or marking)

After clause 6.4(1A), insert:

(1B)     Without limiting subclause (1), a driver or person in charge of a vehicle must not stop, stand, or park the vehicle in any parking area reserved for the charging of electric vehicles unless the vehicle is an electric vehicle.

9.9     Clause 7.11 amended (Exceptions to application of requirements relating to use of child restraints and seat belts)

In clause 7.11(1), replace “registered medical practitioner” with “health practitioner”.

9.10    Clause 7.14 amended (Certificate of exemption)

In clause 7.14(1), replace “registered medical practitioner” with “health practitioner”.

9.11    Clause 8.5 amended (Use of beacons)

9.11(1)   In clause 8.5(1)(e), replace “Land Transport Rule 41001: Vehicle Dimensions and Mass 2002” with “Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Dimensions and Mass 2016”.

9.11(2)   In clause 8.5(2)(b), replace “Land Transport Rule 41001: Vehicle Dimensions and Mass 2002” with “Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Dimensions and Mass 2016”.

9.12    Clause 8.10 amended (Requirements for motor vehicles complying with static roll threshold)

9.12(1)   In clause 8.10(1), replace “Land Transport Rule 41001: Vehicle Dimensions and Mass 2002” with “Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Dimensions and Mass 2016”.

9.12(2)   In clause 8.10(1)(b), replace “static roll threshold compliance certificate” with “static roll threshold document of compliance”.

9.12(3)   In clause 8.10(2), replace “static roll threshold compliance certificate” with “static roll threshold document of compliance”.

9.13    Clause 11.8 amended (Safety helmets for cyclists)

After clause 11.8(7), insert:

(7A)     The Agency may, when granting an exemption under subclause (7), do so upon any conditions it considers appropriate.

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Section 10     Setting of Speed Limits 2017

10.1     Amendments to Land Transport Rule: Setting of Speed Limits 2017

This section amends Land Transport Rule: Setting of Speed Limits 2017.

10.2     Clause 2.6 amended (Additional information required when consulting on particular proposed speed limits)

In clause 2.6(1), replace “holiday” with “seasonal”.

10.3     Clause 3.1 amended (Categories of speed limit)

Replace clause 3.1(c) with:

             (c)          a seasonal speed limit:

10.4     Clause 3.4 amended (Default urban and rural speed limits)

In clause 3.4(3)(b), replace “holiday” with “seasonal”.

10.5     Clause 4.1 amended (Application of section)

10.5(1)   In clause 4.1(1), replace “holiday” with “seasonal”.

10.5(2)   In clause 4.1(3), replace “holiday” with “seasonal”.

10.6     Clause 4.2 amended (Road controlling authority may review or consider new permanent, seasonal, or variable speed limit)

10.6(1)  In the heading to clause 4.2, replace “holiday” with “seasonal”.

10.6(2)  In clause 4.2(1), replace “holiday” with “seasonal” in each place it occurs.

10.6(3)  In clause 4.2(2), replace “holiday” with “seasonal” in each place it occurs.

10.7     Clause 4.3 amended (Road controlling authority may propose permanent, seasonal, or variable speed limit)

10.7(1)  In the heading to clause 4.3, replace “holiday” with “seasonal”.

10.7(2)  In clause 4.3(1), replace “holiday” with “seasonal”.

10.8     Clause 4.4 amended (Road controlling authority may set permanent, seasonal, or variable speed limit)

10.8(1)  In the heading to clause 4.4, replace “holiday” with “seasonal”.

10.8(2)  In clause 4.4(1), replace “holiday” with “seasonal”.

10.8(3)  In clause 4.4(2), replace “holiday” with “seasonal”.

10.9     Clause 4.5 amended (Additional procedural steps for 70 km/h and 90 km/h speed limits)

In clause 4.5(1), replace “holiday” with “seasonal”.

10.10    Clause 6.2 amended (How temporary speed limit is set, applies, and is removed)

In clause 6.2(2)(b), replace “holiday” with “seasonal”.

10.11    Clause 7.2 amended (How emergency speed limit is set, applies, and is removed)

In clause 7.2(2)(b), replace “holiday” with “seasonal”.

10.12    Clause 8.1 amended (Speed limits for roads in designated locations)

Replace clause 8.1(1)(c) with:

             (c)          a seasonal speed limit:

10.13    Clause 9.2 amended (Requirement to provide repeater signs unless nature of road makes speed limit clear to road users)

In clause 9.2(1)(a), replace “holiday” with “seasonal”.

10.14    Clause 9.3 amended (Specific requirements for permanent and seasonal speed limit signs)

10.14(1)  In the heading to clause 9.3, replace “holiday” with “seasonal”.

10.14(2)  In clause 9.3(1), replace “holiday” with “seasonal”.

10.14(3)  In clause 9.3(2), replace “holiday” with “seasonal” in each place it occurs.

10.15    Part 2 amended (Definitions)

10.15(1)  In Part 2, subclause (1), revoke the definition of holiday speed limit.

10.15(2)  In Part 2, subclause (1), definition of permanent speed limit, replace “holiday” with “seasonal”.

10.15(3)  In Part 2, subclause (1), definition of special event, replace “holiday” with “seasonal”.

10.15(4)  In Part 2, subclause (1), definition of speed limit, paragraph (a)(i), replace “holiday” with “seasonal”.

10.15(5)  In Part 2, subclause (1), insert in its appropriate alphabetical order:

seasonal speed limit means a maximum speed limit set in accordance with this Rule that is in force 24 hours a day for a specified period or periods

10.16    Schedule 2 amended (Repeater signs)

In Part 3, Schedule 2, heading to Table 1, replace “holiday” with “seasonal”.

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Section 11     Traffic Control Devices 2004

11.1     Amendments to Land Transport Rule: Traffic Control Devices 2004

This section amends Land Transport Rule: Traffic Control Devices 2004.

11.2     Clause 4.2 amended (Provision of traffic signs)

Clause 4.2(1) is amended by replacing “section 8 of Land Transport Rule: Setting of Speed Limits 2003” with “section 9 of Land Transport Rule: Setting of Speed Limits 2017”.

11.3     Clause 6.3 amended (General requirements for traffic signals)

Replace clause 6.3(3)(b) with:

             (b)          white lines at least 100 mm wide to guide pedestrians at pedestrian traffic signals, in accordance with 8.5.

11.4     Clause 8.4 amended (School crossing points)

Replace clause 8.4(7) with:

8.4(7)   Unless 8.4(8) applies, all “School Patrol” signs and “Children” flag signs must be removed from a school crossing point when a school patrol is not operating.

8.4(8)   “School Patrol” signs and “Children” flag signs may be stored at a school crossing point in storage devices that must—

             (a)          be designed to enclose the circular panel of a school patrol stop sign so that it is not readily visible when folded into the storage device; and

             (b)          be white or grey in colour, with white or grey fittings, except that the surfaces of the storage device facing the footpath or the roadway may display a road safety message for pedestrians, providing that the message is not readily visible or distracting to vehicular traffic approaching the school crossing point; and

             (c)          unless the school patrol stop sign handle is white, shield the handle of the school patrol stop sign so that no black and white bands are visible when the school patrol sign is folded into the storage device; and

             (d)          be oriented to present the smallest possible dimensions to vehicular traffic approaching the school crossing point.

8.4(9)   A school patrol sign storage device that complies with 8.4(8)

             (a)          may also be used to store the fluorescent “Children” flag signs if the signs are not readily visible when stored; and

             (b)          may be mounted on the white pole used to hinge the school patrol stop sign at a school crossing point.

11.5     Clause 11.4 amended (Facilities for cycles, wheeled recreational devices and mobility devices)

11.5(1)  Replace clause 11.4(1) with:

11.4(1)   For a shared path used by cycles, a road controlling authority—

             (a)          must install appropriate signs or markings that comply with Schedule 1 or Schedule 2, defining the class or classes of path user—

                          (i)      at the start of the shared path; and

                          (ii)      after each roadway or any other pathway with which it intersects; and

            (b)          may install signs or markings at other intervals along the shared path or at the end of the shared path.

11.5(2)  Replace clause 11.4(2) with:

11.4(2)   If pedestrians, cycles, wheeled recreational devices, or mobility devices are restricted to a specific side or part of a path, or where the path is separated for users travelling in different directions, a road controlling authority—

             (a)          must install signs or markings indicating the nature of the restriction—

                          (i)      at the start of the restricted section of path; and

                          (ii)      after each roadway or any other pathway with which it intersects; and

             (b)          may install signs or markings at other intervals along the restricted section of the path or at the end of the restricted section of the path.

11.6     Clause 11.7 replaced (Manually-controlled stop signs)

Replace clause 11.7 with:

11.7    Manually-controlled stop signs

11.7(1)    Manually-controlled stop sign—

             (a)          means a stop sign controlled by a person who—

                          (i)      is at the location where the stop sign is displayed; and

                          (ii)     has direct line of sight of traffic approaching the stop sign; and

             (b)          includes a hand-held stop sign.

11.7(2)    A manually-controlled stop sign, other than a school patrol sign in 8.3(7), may be used only—

             (a)          to control traffic for an activity approved by a road controlling authority under a traffic management plan; or

             (b)          to control traffic as part of the movement of an overdimension or overweight vehicle that is operating under Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Dimensions and Mass 2016.

11.7(3)    The operator of a manually-controlled stop sign must control the approach of the driver of a vehicle by displaying the sign to the driver and keeping the sign displayed so that its wording is clearly visible to the driver and may, at the same time, direct vehicles that are travelling in the opposite direction to proceed.

11.7(4)    The reverse side or alternate display of a manually-controlled stop sign may be blank or display either the word “go” or the word “slow”.

11.7     Clause 11.8 amended (Barrier arms)

In clause 11.8(b), replace “may” with “must”.

11.8     Clause 12.4 amended (Types and means of indicating parking restrictions)

11.8(1)  In clause 12.4(5)(a), replace “parking zone defined by 12.4(13)” with “zone parking area declared under 12.4(13)

11.8(2)  In clause 12.4(9), after “M3-5,”, insert “M3-6,”.

11.8(3)  Replace clause 12.4(13) with:

12.4(13) A road controlling authority may restrict the parking of vehicles by declaring an area to be a zone parking area in accordance with 12.4(13A) and 12.4(13B) that is subject to a zone parking restriction.

12.4(13A) A road controlling authority must only declare an area to be a zone parking area if persons using vehicles could reasonably be expected to be aware of the parking restriction in the area without the need for parking signs at each intersection (if any) within the area, having regard to—

             (a)          the nature of the area; and

             (b)          the nature of the parking restriction; and

             (c)          traffic patterns into and within the area; and

             (d)          the nature and number of entry points to the area; and

             (e)          any other factor present that would influence a reasonable person’s understanding of the parking restriction in the area.

12.4 (13B) A road controlling authority, when declaring an area to be a zone parking area,—

             (a)          may permit or prohibit or restrict parking to a specified class or description of vehicle or road user; and

             (b)          may permit parking within the area subject to payment of a fee, or with a time restriction, or both.

11.9     Clause 12.5 amended (General requirements for signing parking restrictions)

11.9(1)   Clause 12.5(1) is amended by replacing “zone parking restriction in 12.4(13)” with “zone parking restriction in a zone parking area”.

11.9(2)   In clause 12.5(2), after “loading zone”, insert “(except for a bus stop)”.

11.9(3)   After clause 12.5(2), insert:

12.5(2A) Where a road controlling authority has indicated the extent of a bus stop in accordance with 12.4(4)(a), the road controlling authority may, instead of complying with 12.5(1), indicate that bus stop—

             (a)          by providing signs as specified in Schedule 1 and, if appropriate, with arrows or supplementary notices, defining their area or time of application—

                          (i)      within the area and close to the end of the area furthest from an approaching driver; and

                          (ii)      at distances of not more than 200 m between any two signs; and

             (b)         if the bus stop is longer than 30 m in total, by marking on the area of roadway designated as a bus stop the words “BUS STOP” conforming with the specifications in figure M3-2 or M3-2A.        

11.9(4)   Clause 12.5(3) is amended by replacing “parking zone described in 12.4(13)” with “zone parking area”.

11.10   Clause 13.3 replaced (Responsibilities of operators of manually-controlled stop signs)

11.10(1)   Replace clause 13.3 with:

13.3    Responsibilities of operators of manually-controlled stop signs

An operator of a manually-controlled stop sign must comply with 11.7.       

11.11   Part 2 amended (Definitions)

11.11(1)   In Part 2, revoke the definition of zone parking.

11.11(2)   In Part 2, definition of traffic sign, replace “hand-held stop sign” with “manually-controlled stop sign”.

11.11(3)   In Part 2, replace the definition of zone restriction with:

zone restriction means an area of roadway the use of which is restricted (with or without a time restriction) to—

             (a)          a specified class or classes of vehicle; or

             (b)          a specified class or classes of road user

11.11(4)   In Part 2, insert in their appropriate alphabetical order:

heavy vehicle lane means a lane reserved for the use of heavy vehicles by a marking or sign installed—

             (a)          at the start of the lane; and

             (b)          at each point at which the lane resumes after an intersection

zone parking restriction means any restriction on parking made by a road controlling authority when declaring an area to be a zone parking area under 12.4(13)

11.12   Schedule 1 amended (Signs)

11.12(1)   In Schedule 1, item relating to R1-1 (Standard), in the row relating to Border, replace “red (R) 100 mm” with “red (R) 75 mm”.

11.12(2)   In Schedule 1, revoke the item relating to R1-4 (Limited speed zone).

11.12(3)   In Schedule 1, item relating to R2-10 (Ramp signal – one vehicle per each green each lane or line of traffic), replace the meaning of the sign “Only one vehicle per lane or line of traffic may proceed when the associated signal displays a green disc” with “Only one vehicle per lane or line of traffic may proceed during each green phase of the associated traffic signal displays”.  

11.12(4)   In Schedule 1, item relating to R4-12.2 (Emergency stopping lane (combination)), replace the words “stopping in an emergency for use by the class or classes” with “stopping in an emergency and for use by the class or classes”.

11.12(5)   In Schedule 1, item relating to R5-7 (Road classification – class C),—

             (a)          in the row relating to Background, replace “black” with “white (R)”; and

             (b)          in the item relating to Legend, column relating to Colour, replace “white (R)” with “black” in both places.

11.12(6)   In Schedule 1, item relating to R5-7.1 (Road classification – class I),—

             (a)          in the row relating to “CLASS”, delete “(R)”; and

             (b)          in the row relating to “I”, delete “(R)”.

11.12(7)   In Schedule 1, item relating to R6-1T.2, replace “Time in minutes less than 4 hours” with “Time in minutes up to 4 hours”.

11.12(8)   In Schedule 1, item relating to R6-1T.3, replace “Time in hours more than 4 hours but less than 24 hours” with “Time in hours, 4 hours or more, up to 3 days”.

11.12(9)   In Schedule 1, item relating to R6-2B, replace the heading “Vehicle class not otherwise described” with “Vehicle class or description not otherwise described”.

11.12(10)  In Schedule 1, item relating to R6-2B, replace the words “Only the specific class of vehicle” with “Only the specified class or description of vehicle”.

11.12(11)  In Schedule 1, item relating to R6-2B, replace the words “‘[words describing class]’” with “‘[words describing the vehicle or class of vehicle]’”.

11.12(12)  In Schedule 1, item relating to R6-2C, replace the heading “Vehicle class (not otherwise described)” with “Vehicle class or description not otherwise described”.

11.12(13)  In Schedule 1, item relating to R6-2C, replace the words “the specific class of vehicle described” with “the specified class or description of vehicle”.

11.12(14)  In Schedule 1, item relating to R6-2C, replace the words “‘[words describing class]’” with “‘[words describing the vehicle or class of vehicle]’”.

11.12(15)  In Schedule 1, item relating to W1-2B (Road works 1 or 2 km (alternative form)),—

             (a)          replace “rectangle 300 x 1200 mm” with “rectangle 1200 x 600 mm”; and

             (b)          replace “numeral 300/47 “km” 275/68” with “Numeral 300/48, “km” Tpt Med ‘x’ height 200 mm”.

11.12(16)  In Schedule 1, item relating to W5-1.1 (Exit closed ahead),—

             (a)          replace “diamond 600 mm square” with “rectangle 1000 x 750 mm”; and

             (b)          replace “black 15 mm” with “black 25 mm”.

11.12(17)  In Schedule 1, replace the following items with the items set out in Part 1 of Schedule 1 of this Rule:

             (a)          R3-13.3 (Truck mounted attenuator display):

             (b)          R5-9 (Heavy vehicle – bridge limits):

             (c)          in item R6-2B, the item relating to Small passenger service vehicle (PSV) stand:

             (d)          in item R6-2C, the item relating to Small PSV parking:

             (e)          W1-2 ( Road works 1 or 2 km):

             (f)          W1-3 (Road words – 1 or 2 km delays possible):

             (g)          W1-4 (Road works supplementary):

             (h)          W14-7.1 (Supplementary – slow when frosty):

             (i)          W14-7.2 (Supplementary – slow when wet):

             (j)          W17-6 (Overdimension vehicles – pilot vehicles):

             (k)          A31-1 (Advance tourist feature adjacent to road):

             (l)           A32-1 (Tourist feature adjacent to road):

             (m)          A32-2 (Tourist feature on side road):

             (n)           A42-2 (Passing bay ‘[distance] m’):

             (o)         A45-1 (Heavy vehicle bypass ahead [distance] m):

             (p)          A45-2 (Heavy vehicle bypass direction):

             (q)          A45-3 (Stock effluent dump site advisory):

             (r)          A45-4 (Stock effluent direction):

             (s)          A45-5 (Heavy vehicles please no engine brakes next [distance] km).

11.12(18)  In Schedule 1, insert the items set out in Part 2 of Schedule 1 of this Rule in their appropriate alphanumerical order.

11.12(19)  In Schedule 1, item relating to R6-3 (Parking signs – Component 3 – Period of application), in the table describing periods of application of parking restrictions, after the row describing “At All Other Times”, insert the first item set out in Part 3 of Schedule 1 of this Rule.

11.12(20)  In Schedule 1, insert the second item set out in Part 3 of Schedule 1 of this Rule at the end of the item relating to R6-4 (Parking signs – Component 4 – Extent of restriction).

11.13   Schedule 2 amended (Markings)

11.13(1)   In Schedule 2, in the heading of the item relating to M3-1 (Taxi stand), replace “Taxi” with “Small passenger service vehicle”.

11.13(2)   In Schedule 2, in the heading of the item relating to M3-1A (Taxi stand alternative), replace “Taxi” with “Small passenger service vehicle”.

11.13(3)   In Schedule 2, item M6-2.1 – “Give way” word message, replace “, see 9.4(6)” with “, see 9.4(6), 10.3(2), and 10.4(3)”.

11.13(4)   In Schedule 2, insert the items set out in Schedule 2 of this Rule in their appropriate alphabetical order.

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Section 12     Tyres and Wheels 2001

12.1     Amendments to Land Transport Rule: Tyres and Wheels 2001

This section amends Land Transport Rule: Tyres and Wheels 2001.

12.2     Clause 2.3 amended (General safety requirements for tyres)

Replace clause 2.3(17) with:

2.3(17) All tyres in a twin tyre set fitted to a motor vehicle of class NA, NB, NC, TC, or TD must comply with the tread-pattern requirements in 2.3(13) or 2.3(13A).

12.3     Clause 2.4 replaced (Tyre inflation requirements)

Replace clause 2.4 with:

2.4    Tyre inflation requirements

2.4(1)    A tyre fitted to a vehicle must be maintained at a safe inflation pressure that—

             (a)          takes into account the recommendation of the manufacturer of the tyre or vehicle, the speed at which the vehicle is being used, and any loading; and

             (b)          does not exceed any relevant limit in 2.4(2).

2.4(2)    The maximum cold inflation pressure for a heavy motor vehicle tyre is—

             (a)          for a cross-ply tyre, 700 kPa; and

             (b)          for a radial-ply tyre—

                          (i)      825 kPa; or

                          (ii)      if the manufacturer of the tyre or vehicle specifies an inflation pressure higher than 825 kPa, that inflation pressure, to a maximum of 900 kPa.

12.4     Clause 2.5 amended (Tyre pressure control system)

Revoke clause 2.5(1).

12.5     Part 2 amended (Definitions)

In Part 2, replace the definition of gross vehicle mass with:

gross vehicle mass has the same meaning as in the Land Transport Act 1998

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Section 13     Vehicle Dimensions and Mass 2016

13.1     Amendments to Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Dimensions and Mass 2016

This section amends Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Dimensions and Mass 2016.

13.2     Clause 3.9 amended (Axle requirements for heavy motor vehicles)

In clause 3.9(6), after “If a tandem axle set”, insert “, except for a tandem axle set in a heavy passenger service vehicle,”.

13.3     Clause 6.5 amended (Standard motor vehicle transporting overdimension loads)

After clause 6.5(4), insert:

6.5(4A)    Despite 6.5(1)(b), a standard motor vehicle may transport mobile machinery loaded in such a way as to ensure that it does not exceed 4.3 m in height, provided that—

             (a)          the vehicle and load does not exceed 2.7 m in width if the vehicle tailgate is swung open from the side to allow for the carriage of the mobile machinery; and

             (b)          the open tailgate is—

                          (i)      securely chained to the side of the vehicle; or

                          (ii)      fitted with a proprietary lock certified by a vehicle inspector or inspecting organisation.

13.4     Clause 6.8 amended (General operating requirements for overdimension motor vehicles)

Replace clause 6.8(7) with:

6.8(7)    An overdimension motor vehicle that exceeds 30 m in length and is transporting a load must use a rear steering facility.

13.5     Clause 6.18 amended (“OVERSIZE” signs)

In clause 6.18(2)(d), replace “hazard warning panel” with ““OVERSIZE” sign”.

13.6     Part 2 amended (Definitions and vehicle classes)

In Part 2, definition of B-train, replace “1.4 m” with “1.4”.

13.7     Schedule 4 amended (Permit form)

13.7(1)   In Schedule 4, Part 1, under the heading Routes, insert:

This permit applies only to the route or routes set out below (if any).

13.7(2)   In Schedule 4, Part 1, under the heading Permit is invalid if—, revoke paragraph (a).

13.7(3)   In Schedule 4, Part 1, under the heading Revocation, replace “revoked under clause 5.6 of the Rule” with “revoked under clause 5.7 of the Rule”.

13.7(4)   In Schedule 4, Part 3, item relating to Permit type, replace “area permit, single trip or multiple trip.” with “linked, single trip, multiple trip, high-productivity motor vehicle or specialist vehicle. The terms ‘linked’ and ‘continuous’ have the meanings given to them in Land Transport (Certification and Other Fees) Regulations 2014.”.

13.8     Schedule 6 amended (Overdimension requirements)

13.8(1)   In Schedule 6, Part 1, under the heading Category 3 dimensions, item relating to Length3, replace “up to and including 35 m AND/OR” with “up to and including 35 m (50 m if combination includes a manned steering jinker) AND/OR”.

13.8(2)   In Schedule 6, Part 1, under the heading Category 4 dimensions, item relating to Length3, replace “up to and including 35 m AND/OR” with “up to and including 35 m (50 m if combination includes a manned steering jinker) AND/OR”.

13.9     Schedule 8 amended (Specific route restrictions for overdimension vehicles and loads)

13.9(1)   In Schedule 8, item relating to Auckland Harbour Bridge, replace “a Class 1 Pilot Vehicle” with “at least one Class 1 Pilot Vehicle”.

13.9(2)   In Schedule 8, replace “Auckland Motorways” with “Auckland Motorways other than toll routes” in the first place it occurs.

13.9(3)   In Schedule 8, item relating to Auckland Motorways, paragraph (a)(i), replace “less than 4.8 m in height” with “4.8 m or less in height”.

13.9(4)   In Schedule 8, item relating to Auckland Motorways, paragraph (b)(i), replace “less than 4.8 m in height” with “4.8 m or less in height”.

13.9(5)   In Schedule 8, item relating to Auckland Motorways, paragraph (c)(i), replace “less than 4.8 m in height” with “4.8 m or less in height”.

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Section 14     Vehicle Equipment 2004

14.1     Amendments to Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Equipment 2004

This section amends Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Equipment 2004.

14.2     Part 2 amended (Definitions)

14.2(1)   In Part 2, definition of Defence fire brigade, replace “section 2 of the Fire Service Act 1975” with “section 6 of the Fire and Emergency New Zealand Act 2017”.

14.2(2)   In Part 2, replace the definition of Fire service vehicle with:

fire service vehicle means a vehicle that is—

             (a)          owned or operated by Fire and Emergency New Zealand; or

             (b)          owned or operated by a defence fire brigade or an industry brigade

14.2(3)   In Part 2, revoke the definition of Fire authority.

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Section 15     Vehicle Lighting 2004

15.1     Amendments to Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004

This section amends Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Lighting 2004.

15.2     Clause 1.4 amended (Application of rule provisions)

In clause 1.4(6), replace “Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Dimensions and Mass 2002” with “Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Dimensions and Mass 2016”.

15.3     Clause 3.4 amended (Flashing headlamps)

In clause 3.4(2), replace “Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Dimensions and Mass 2002” with “Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Dimensions and Mass 2016”.

15.4     Clause 9.1 amended (Application of requirements for retroreflectors and retroreflective material)

Replace clause 9.1(2) with:

9.1(2)   Retroreflective material fitted within 150 mm of a required lamp or retroreflector on a heavy motor vehicle must—

             (a)          comply with an approved vehicle standard for retroreflective material in this rule; or

             (b)          be fitted in accordance with any other enactment relating to retroreflective material on vehicles.

15.5     Clause 9.3 amended (Fitting and performance requirements for retroreflectors)

Replace clause 9.3(5) with:

9.3(5)   A rearward-facing retroreflector fitted to a heavy motor vehicle of Class NB, NC, TC, or TD must—

             (a)          have an area of not less than 30 cm2 and be fitted as part of a pair within 150 mm of the right and left extremities of the vehicle; or

             (b)          comply with an approved standard for retroreflectors and be fitted in accordance with the requirements of an approved standard for lighting equipment installation.

15.6     Clause 11.2 amended (Fitting requirements for beacons)

15.6(1)   In clause 11.2(4), replace “two” with “more”.

15.6(2)   In clause 11.2(5), replace “Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Dimensions and Mass 2002” with “Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Dimensions and Mass 2016”.

15.6(3)   In clause 11.2(6), replace “Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Dimensions and Mass 2002” with “Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Dimensions and Mass 2016”.

15.7     Part 2 amended (Definitions)

15.7(1)   In Part 2, definition of Defence fire brigade, replace “section 2 of the Fire Service Act 1975” with “section 6 of the Fire and Emergency New Zealand Act 2017”.

15.7(2)   In Part 2, replace the definition of Fire service vehicle with:

fire service vehicle means a vehicle that is—

             (a)          owned or operated by Fire and Emergency New Zealand; or

             (b)          owned or operated by a defence fire brigade or an industry brigade

15.7(3)   In Part 2, definition of overdimension motor vehicle, replace “Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Dimensions and Mass 2002” with “Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Dimensions and Mass 2016”.

15.7(4)   In Part 2, revoke the definition of Fire authority.

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Section 16     Vehicle Standards Compliance 2002

16.1     Amendments to Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Standards Compliance 2002

This section amends Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Standards Compliance 2002.

16.2     Part 2 amended (Definitions)

16.2(1)   In Part 2, Definitions, replace the definition of gross vehicle mass with: 

gross vehicle mass means the maximum safe operating mass for a vehicle (including the mass of any accessories, crew, passengers, or load) that is derived from the design, capabilities, and capacities of the vehicle’s construction, systems, and components, and that—

             (a)          is determined by—

                          (i)      the Agency; or

                          (ii)     the manufacturer of the vehicle; or

                          (iii)     if the vehicle is modified after manufacture, a certifier approved by the Agency; and

             (b)          may be recorded in kilograms on the register of motor vehicles

16.2(2)   In Part 2, Definitions, definition of operation in service, replace “the Transport (Vehicle and Driver Registration and Licensing) Act 1986” with “Part 17 of the Land Transport Act 1998”.

16.3     Consequential amendments to other Land Transport Rules

The Land Transport Rules specified in Schedule 3 are amended in the manner set out in that schedule.

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Part 2 Schedules

Schedule 1     Amendments to Schedule 1 of Land Transport Rule: Traffic Control Devices 2004

[Reference 11.12)]

Part 1     Items replaced in Schedule 1 of Land Transport Rule: Traffic Control Devices 2004

R3-13.3

Truck mounted attenuator display

The display, installed on a truck equipped with an attenuator used to protect work being conducted on the road immediately beyond the sign, provides warning and indicates which side of the attenuator truck  drivers should pass.

Shape and size

rectangle 2200 x 3600 mm

Background

symmetrical chevron with stripes sloping down at 45 degrees to each side, comprised of alternating red (R) and white (R) bands approximately 250 mm wide, measured perpendicular to the stripe. The chevron stripes may be applied only to the outer 500 mm at the top, bottom and sides of the sign and the central, rectangular panel, 1200 x 2600 mm, may be black, grey or white, or may be cut out.

Border

none

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

 

‘large lights’ (optional) at top left and right which flash simultaneously above one of Display A, B or C

yellow (when lit)

diameter at least 300 mm

 

Display A:
‘arrow pointing diagonally down to the left’ comprised of a pattern of lights above  R3-13 ‘keep left’

Lights: yellow (when lit)

R3-13: blue (R) background, white (R) border and arrow

effective shaft width 180 mm

diameter 1500 mm

 

Display B:
‘arrow pointing diagonally down to the right’ comprised of a pattern of lights above R3-13.2 ‘keep right’

Lights: yellow (when lit)

R3-13.2: blue (R) background, white (R) border and arrow

effective shaft width 180 mm

diameter 1500 mm

 

Display C:
‘a diagonal cross’ comprised of a pattern of lights above the shape of an R3-13 sign.
Note: in this mode, the white arrow of the R3-13 must not be displayed.

Lights: yellow (when lit)

R3-13 shape: blue (R) background and white (R) border

effective shaft width 180 mm

diameter 1500 mm

Operation

Option 1
The two large lights at the top of the sign flash at a pulse rate of between 55 and 75 flashes per minute alternately with the illuminated portion of Display A, B or C, which also flashes at a pulse rate of between 55 and 75 flashes per minute.

 

Option 2
The large lights remain unlit (or are not fitted) while Display A, B or C is illuminated at a pulse rate of between 55 and 75 flashes per minute.

 

R5-9

Heavy vehicle – bridge limits

Restrictions for heavy vehicles on a bridge – axle weight, or gross weight or speed. One “panel” used for each limit and a sign may be comprised of a selection of 1 or 2 or of all 3 panels. Panel 2, relating to gross weight has two options.
Where Option (a) of Panel 2 is used the sign may show any of the figures “30”, “40”, “50”, “60”, “70”, “80” or “90” followed by “% of Class I”, in which case the maximum weight on any 2 or more adjacent axles shall not exceed the stated percentage of the maximum sum of axle mass or the total vehicle mass described in Tables  1.2, 1.3, 1.4 or 1.5 of Part 1 Axle Mass Limits – General Access or Tables 2.1 or 2.2 of Part 2 Total Mass Limits – General Access in Schedule 3 of Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Dimensions and Mass 2016.

Shape and size

Rectangle
900 x 600 mm (one panel)
900 x 750 mm (two panels)
900 x 900 mm (three panels)

Background

White (R)

Border

Red (R) 25 mm

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

 

“HEAVY VEHICLE”

black

100/13

 

“BRIDGE LIMITS”

black

100/13

Panel 1

“AXLES [weight] kg”

black

Text 75/12
“kg” Tpt Med ‘x’ height 50 mm

Panel 2

Option (a) “GROSS [percent] OF CLASS 1” or

black

“GROSS” 70/11.2
others 70/9.1

Option (b) “GROSS [weight] kg”

black

Text 75/12
“kg” Tpt Med ‘x’ height 50 mm

Panel 3

“SPEED [speed] km/h”

black

Text 75/12
“km/h” Tpt Med ‘x’ height 50 mm

 

Small passenger service vehicle (PSV) stand

A stand for vehicles designed to carry less than 13 people used in a small passenger service providing the driver stays with the vehicle.

Option A

 

Legend

Description

Colour

Dimensions

‘Taxi Stand’

Red (R) or black

NZ Tpt Med ‘x’ height 35 mm

Option B

 

 

 

Legend

Description

Colour

Dimensions

 

‘Small PSV’

Red (R) or black

NZ Tpt Med ‘x’ height 35 mm

 

‘Stand’

 

 

 

Small PSV parking

A place where vehicles designed to carry less than 13 people used in a small passenger service may park.

Option A

 

Legend

Description

Colour

Dimensions

‘Taxi’

Red (R) or black

NZ Tpt Med ‘x’ height 35 mm

Option B

 

 

 

Legend

Description

Colour

Dimensions

 

‘Small PSV’

Red (R) or black

NZ Tpt Med ‘x’ height 35 mm

 

W1-2

Road works 1 or 2 km

There are road works 1 or 2 km ahead

Shape and size

rectangle 1200 x 1800 mm

Background

white (R)

Border

black 30 mm

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

 

W1-1 above

As for W1-1

As for W1-1

 

“1 km” or “2 km”

black

Numeral 300/48, “km” Tpt Med ‘x’ height 200 mm

 

W1-3

Road works – 1 or 2 km delays possible

There are road works 1 or 2 km ahead and delays are possible.

Shape and size

rectangle 2400 x 1800 mm

Background

white (R)

Border

black 40 mm

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

 

W1-1 above

As for W1-1

As for W1-1

 

“1 km” or “2 km” to the left of words

Black

Numeral 300/48
“km” Tpt Med ‘x’ height 200 mm

“DELAYS”

Black

200/28

 

“POSSIBLE”

Black

200/28

 

W1-4

Road works supplementary – temporary speed limit ahead

There are road works with a temporary speed limit ahead

Shape and size

Rectangle 1200 x 600 mm (supplements W1-1B)

Background

white (R)

Border

black 30 mm

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

 

“[speed]” to the left of

black

Numerals 300/48

 

“km/h”

black

Tpt Med ‘x’ height 85 mm

 

“AHEAD”

black

120/19.2

 

W14-7.1

Supplementary – slow when frosty

Warns road users to slow down to avoid the danger of skidding due to the frosty road surface

Shape and size

Rectangle 600 x 600 mm – supplements W14-7

Background

Yellow (R)

Border

Black 15 mm

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

 

“SLOW”

black

100/18

 

“WHEN”

black

100/16

 

“FROSTY”

black

100/16

 

W14-7.2

Supplementary – slow when wet

Warns road users to slow down to avoid the danger of skidding due to the wet road surface

Shape and size

Rectangle 600 x 600 mm – supplements W14-7

Background

Yellow (R)

Border

Black 15 mm

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

 

“SLOW”

black

100/18

 

“WHEN”

black

100/18

 

“WET”

black

100/18

 

W17-6

Overdimension vehicles – pilot vehicle

The vehicle is a pilot for an oversize load. Drivers may be asked to pull over or stop to make way for the load or not to overtake the load. This sign is displayed only on the reverse side of a W17-2, W17-3.1, W17-3.2, W17-4.1, W17-4.2, W17-5.1 or W17-5.2 sign.

Option A

 

Shape and size

rectangle 1100 x 520 mm

Background

black

Border

white (must be reflectorised for use at night) 12 mm

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

 

“PILOT”

white (must be reflectorised for use at night)

150/21

 

“VEHICLE”

white (must be reflectorised for use at night)

150/21

Option B

 

Shape and size

rectangle 1100 x 520 mm

Background

yellow-green (RF)

Border

black 30 mm

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

 

“PILOT”

black

150/21

 

“VEHICLE”

black

150/21

 

A31-1

Advance tourist feature adjacent to road

Advises road users of tourist features adjacent to the road and the distance beyond the sign.

Option A

Text

Shape and size

Rectangle width to suit message x 750 mm high (3 lines of text), 900 mm high (4 lines of text), 1050 mm high (5 lines of text) or 1200 mm high (6 lines of text)

Background

Brown (R)

Border

White (R) 25 mm

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

 

“[Feature]” or “[Features]” (upper and lower case, up to 4 lines of text) above

White (R)

120/19.2

 

“[distance] m” above

White (R)

Numerals 120/19.2, “m” Tpt Med ‘x’ height 80 mm

 

“ON LEFT” or “ON RIGHT”

White (R)

120/19.2

Option B

Symbols

 

 

Shape and size

Rectangle 600 x 1000mm (1 symbol), 900 x 900mm (2 symbols), 1300 x 900mm (3 symbols), 1800 x 900 mm (4 symbols)

Background

Brown (R)

 

 

Border

White (R) 25mm

 

 

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

 

Up to 4 “A30-S symbols”

White (R)

Each symbol, including a border, maximised to fit an area 300 x 300 mm

 

above

 

 

 

“[distance] m” above

White (R)

Numerals 120/19.2, “m” Tpt Med ‘x’ height 80mm

 

“ON” above
“LEFT” or “RIGHT” (for signs with 1 symbol) or
“ON LEFT” or “ON RIGHT” (for signs with 2, 3, or 4 symbols)

White (R)

120/19.2

 

A32-1

Tourist feature adjacent to road

Indicates the location of a tourist feature

Option A

Text

Shape and size

Rectangle with pointed end (isosceles triangle, base the height of the rectangle, height approximately 40% of the base), length to suit message x 450 mm high (1 line of text), 600 mm high (2 lines of text), 750 mm high (3 lines of text) or 900 mm high (4 lines of text)

Background

Brown (R)

Border

White (R) 25 mm

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

 

A chevron pointing in the direction of the feature, parallel to and located at the pointed end of the sign, beside

White (R)

330 mm high, stripe width 130 mm
(1 line of text),
440 mm high, stripe width 170 mm
(2 lines of text),
520 mm high, stripe width 205 mm
(3 lines of text)
680 mm high, stripe width 265 mm
(4 lines of text)

 

“[Feature]” or “[Features]” (upper and lower case, up to 4 lines of text)

White (R)

120/19.2

Option B

Symbols

Shape and size

Rectangle with pointed end (isosceles triangle, base 450mm, height 180mm), length to suit the number of symbols x 450mm height

Background

Brown (R)

 

 

Border

White (R) 25mm

 

 

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

 

A chevron pointing in the direction of the feature, parallel to and located at the pointed end of the sin, beside

White (R)

330mm high, stripe width 130mm

 

Up to 4 “A30-S symbols”

White (R)

Each symbol, including a border, maximised to fit an area 300 x 300mm

 

A32-2

Tourist feature on side road

Indicates the side road along which the feature is found and the distance to travel.

Option A

Text

Shape and size

Rectangle with pointed end (isosceles triangle, base the height of the rectangle, height approximately 40% of the base), length to suit message x 450 mm high (1 line of text), 600 mm high (2 lines of text), 750 mm high (3 lines of text) or 900 mm high (4 lines of text)

Background

Brown (R)

Border

White (R) 25 mm

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

 

A chevron pointing in the direction of the feature, parallel to and located at the pointed end of the sign, beside

White (R)

330 mm high, stripe width 130 mm
(1 line of text),
440 mm high, stripe width 170 mm
(2 lines of text),
520 mm high, stripe width 205 mm
(3 lines of text)
680 mm high, stripe width 265 mm
(4 lines of text)

 

“[distance] km”, beside

White (R)

Numerals 120/19.2, “km” Tpt Med ‘x’ height 60 mm

 

“[Feature]” or “[Features]” (upper and lower case, up to 4 lines of text)

White (R)

120/19.2

Option B

Symbols

 

 

Shape and size

Rectangle with pointed end (isosceles triangle, base 450mm, height 180mm), length to suit the number of symbols and distance x 450mm height

Background

Brown (R)

 

 

Border

White (R) 25mm

 

 

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

 

A chevron pointing in the direction of the feature, parallel to and located at the pointed end of the sin, beside

White (R)

330mm high, stripe width 130mm

 

“[distance] km”, beside

White (R)

Numerals 120/19.2, “km” Tpt Med ‘x’ height 60mm

 

Up to 4 “A30-S symbols”

White (R)

Each symbol, including a border, maximised to fit an area 300 x 300mm

 

A42-2

Passing bay ‘[distance] m’

Indicates a passing bay exists at a specified distance beyond the sign to allow vehicles travelling in opposite directions to pass.

Shape and size

rectangle 975 x 825 mm

Background

white (R)

Border

black, 20 mm

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

 

‘PASSING’

black

150/21

‘BAY’

black

150/21

‘[distance] m’

black

numeral 150/21,
‘m’ 100/25

 

A45-1

Heavy vehicle bypass ahead [distance] m

Indicates a heavy vehicle bypass ahead at a specified distance beyond the sign.

Shape and size

Rectangle 900 x 900 mm

Background

White (R)

Border

Black 25 mm

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

 

“HEAVY”

black

120/19.2

 

“VEHICLE”

black

120/19.2

 

“BYPASS”

black

120/19.2

 

“[distance] m”

black

numerals 120/19.2
“m” Tpt Med ‘x’ height 80 mm

 

A45-2

Heavy vehicle bypass direction

Indicates the direction of a heavy vehicle bypass at an intersection.

Shape and size

Rectangle 900 x 900 mm

Background

White (R)

Border

Black 25 mm

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

 

“HEAVY”

black

120/19.2

 

“VEHICLE”

black

120/19.2

 

“BYPASS”

black

120/19.2

 

“arrow (type A) pointing left or right”

black

600 mm long, shaft 55 mm

 

A45-3

Stock effluent dump site advisory

Advises drivers of vehicles transporting stock of a site beyond the sign where they may dispose of stock effluent.

Shape and size

Rectangle 1200 x 1200 mm

Background

White (R)

Border

Black 40 mm

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

 

“STOCK”

black

120/21.6

 

“EFFLUENT”

black

120/21.6

 

“DISPOSAL”

black

120/21.6

 

“[distance] m”

black

numerals 120/21.6
“m” Tpt Med ‘x’ height 80 mm

 

“ON LEFT” or “ON RIGHT”

black

120/21.6

 

A45-4

Stock effluent direction

Indicates to drivers of vehicles transporting stock the location of a site where they may dispose of stock effluent.

Shape and size

Rectangle 1200 x 1200 mm

Background

White (R)

Border

Black 40 mm

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

 

“STOCK”

black

120/21.6

 

“EFFLUENT”

black

120/21.6

 

“DISPOSAL”

black

120/21.6

 

“arrow (type C) pointing left or right” or
“arrow (type C) pointing diagonally up”

black

black

Shaft 130 mm

Shaft 100 mm

 

A45-5

Heavy vehicles please no engine brakes next [distance] km

Requests drivers of heavy vehicles not to use engine brakes to reduce noise through a township.

Shape and size

Rectangle 1500 x 900 mm

Background

White (R)

Border

Black 40 mm

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

 

“HEAVY VEHICLES”

black

100/18

 

“PLEASE NO”

black

“PLEASE” 100/18
“NO” 120/21.6

 

“ENGINE BRAKES”

black

100/18

 

“NEXT [distance] km”

black

“NEXT” and numerals 120/21.6
“km” Tpt Med ‘x’ height 60 mm

Part 2     New items inserted in Schedule 1 of Land Transport Rule: Traffic Control Devices 2004

R1-1.2

110km/h

The speed limit is 110km/h

Shape and size

circle 600mm diameter

Background

white (R)

Border

red (R) 75mm

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

‘110’

black

200/32

 

R1-5.6

Motorway or expressway threshold

The speed limit is the number of km/h shown on the sign and optionally advises the name of the motorway or expressway or locality.

Shape and size

Rectangle, at least 900 x 1200mm or larger as necessary to fit the speed limit sign and the motorway, expressway or locality name. The width to height ratio of the sign must be between 1:1.2 and 1:1.7.

Background

Green (R)

Border

White (R) 25mm

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

R1-1, R1-1.1 or R1-1.2

White (R), red (R) and black

As for R1-1, R1-1.1 or R1-1.2 600mm diameter

 

With border, above

White (R)

20mm

 

Optional “[Motorway name]” or “[Expressway name]” or “[Locality]” (mixed case text), above

White (R)

120/19.2

 

Optional “Motorway” or “Expressway”

White (R)

120/19.2

 

R4-13.2

Signal bypass lane – do not stop for signals supplementary

The special vehicle lane described by the sign above this supplementary sign is outside the area controlled by traffic signals and vehicles entitled to use the lane do not need to comply with the signals displayed.

Note: This sign must only be used as a supplementary sign in combination with an appropriate R4-7 to R4-12 or R4-14 series sign.

Shape and size

Rectangle 600 x 600mm

Background

White (R)

Border

15mm red (R)

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

 

“DO NOT”

Black

80/14.4

 

“STOP”

Black

80/14.4

 

“FOR”

Black

80/14.4

 

“SIGNALS”

Black

80/14.4

 

R4-13.3

Special vehicle signal bypass lane – Signals do not apply

The special vehicle lane below the sign is outside the area controlled by traffic signals and vehicles entitled to use the lane do not need to comply with the signals displayed.

Option A

Shape and size

Rectangle 2400 x 1200mm

Background

White (R)

Border

40mm red (R)

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

“SIGNALS”

Black

200/36

 

“DO NOT APPLY”

Black

200/36

 

“Downward pointing arrow”
(type E)

Black

Shaft 80mm

Option B

Shape and size

1500 x 1500mm

Background

White (R)

Border

40mm red (R)

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

“SIGNALS”

Black

200/36

 

“DO NOT”

Black

200/36

 

“APPLY”

Black

200/36

 

“Downward pointing arrow”
(type E)

Black

Shaft 80mm

 

R4-14

Special vehicle lane – two or more classes of vehicle

The adjacent lane, or lane below, if the sign is installed overhead, is a special vehicle lane reserved for the classes of vehicle shown on the sign.

Note: when the bus symbol is shown on the sign, cycles, mopeds and motorcycles may also use the lane, unless any of those classes is specifically excluded on a supplementary sign.

When “TRANSIT” and the transit symbols are included on the sign, passenger service vehicles, cycles, mopeds, motorcycles and vehicles carrying at least the number of people indicated on the sign may also use the lane, unless any of those classes is specifically excluded on a supplementary sign.

Shape and size

Rectangle 600mm wide x height to suit the classes of vehicle

Background

white (R)

Border

15mm red (R)

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

‘[TEXT or symbols]” describing the classes of vehicle (as detailed below) above

(as detailed below)

(as detailed below)

 

“LANE”

Black

120/19.2

 

Details – text or symbols for R4-14 signs

The following symbols or text may be shown on R4-14 signs. If the lane is a transit lane, “TRANSIT” and the transit symbols should be shown above any other vehicle class.

Description

Colour

Size

“TRANSIT” above
“T2 (or T3)” within
“barrel-like shape” to the left of
“symbol of car with 2 (or 3) occupants”

Black
White (R)
Red (R)
Black

80/14.4
90/14.4
195 x 130mm
175 x 150mm

“symbol of a bus (side on)”

Black

465 x 160mm

“symbol of a cycle”

Black

245 x 160mm

“E V” (abbreviation for electric vehicle)

Black

120/21.6

“symbol of a motorcycle”

Black

305 x 160mm

“symbol of a truck (side on)”
may include “3.5 t” within the truck symbol

Black
White (R)

320 x 160mm
60/9.6

“[TEXT]” to describe the class of vehicle

Black

100/16

 

R4-14.1

Special vehicle lane – two classes of vehicle only

The adjacent lane, or lane below, if the sign is installed overhead, is a special vehicle lane reserved for two classes of vehicle only, as shown on the sign.

Shape and size

Rectangle 600mm wide x height to suit the classes of vehicle

Background

White (R)

Border

15mm red (R)

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

 

“[TEXT or symbols]” describing the classes of vehicle (as detailed below)
above

(as detailed below)

(as detailed below)

 

“ONLY”

Black

120/19.2

 

Details – text or symbols for R4-14.1 signs

Any two of the following symbols or text may be shown on R4-14.1 signs.

Description

Colour

Size

“symbol of a bus (side on)”

Black

465 x 160mm

“symbol of a cycle”

Black

265 x 160mm

“E V” (abbreviation for electric vehicle)

Black

120/21.6

“symbol of a motorcycle”

Black

305 x 160mm

“symbol of a truck (side on)”
may include “3.5 t” within the truck symbol

Black
White (R)

320 x 160mm
60/9.6

“[TEXT]” to describe the class of vehicle

Black

100/16

 

R6-5.1

Pay parking area identification supplementary

Supplementary parking sign to provide information such as a location code or area identification number for use in a technology based system for paying parking fees

Shape and size

rectangle at least 300mm x 200mm. Sign dimensions may be increased to accommodate the legend or to match the parking sign it is supplementing.

Background

blue (may be reflectorised)

Border

white (may be reflectorised) 10mm

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

such words or symbols as are necessary to convey the parking fees payment related information in no more than two lines

Words: white (may be reflectorised) symbols and background: as for the symbol and its background

Words: NZ Tpt Med ‘x’ height 25mm symbols and background: to fit within a rectangle of 180 x 180mm maximum

 

code numerals or letters

White (may be reflectorized)

60/8.4

 

W3-2.2

Slippery surface supplementary – slow when wet

Warns road users to slow down to avoid the danger of skidding due to the wet road surface.

Shape and size

Rectangle 900 x 450 mm - supplements W3-2

Background

Orange (RF)

Border

Black 25 mm

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

 

“SLOW”

black

120/21.6

 

“WHEN WET”

black

120/19.2

 

W16-7.1

Cycle path crossing

Drivers should look both ways for cyclists on the cycle path or shared path

Shape and size

Diamond 600mm square

Background

Yellow-green (RF)

Border

Black 15mm

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

“arrow (type A) pointing right” above

Black

Arrows: 210mm long, shaft 45mm

 

“symbol of a cycle” above

Black

Cycle symbol: 450 x 290mm

 

“arrow (type A) pointing left”

Black

 

 

Option: for a one-way path, either arrow may be omitted and the cycle symbol reversed so that the remaining arrow and the cycle symbol indicate the direction of travel.

 

 

 

W18-3.10

Wild animals – kereru

Combination diamond-shaped warning sign above a supplementary message sign to warn drivers there is likely to be low flying kereru ahead.

Warning sign

Shape and size

Diamond 600mm square

Background

Yellow (R)

Border

Black 15mm

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

“Symbol depicting a kereru swooping low in front of a car”

Black

480 x 460mm

Supplementary sign

Shape and size

Rectangle 600 x 400mm

Background

Yellow (R)

Border

Black 15mm

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

“SLOW FOR”
“KERERU”

Black
Black

80/11.2
100/16

 

A30-S

Tourist feature symbols

Symbols for tourist feature signs to advise road users of the type of tourist feature.

Shape and size

Shape as described, size is the minimum rectangular area used for the symbol on a sign.

Background

Brown (R)

Border

Each symbol includes a border of the same colour as the background within the dimensions specified for the symbol.

A-30-S1

Heritage New Zealand Pouhere Taonga site

Indicates a place of historical significance

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

Symbol of an historic building above a Māori motif within a circle

White (R)

300 x 300mm (including a border around the symbol)

A-30-S2

Winery or vineyard

Indicates a winery or vineyard that is open to the public.

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

Symbol of a bunch of grapes

White (R)

240 x 300mm (including a border around the symbol)

A-30-S3

Lookout

Indicates the location of a lookout or view point.

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

Symbol of an adult looking through binoculars and a child pointing

White (R)

300 x 300mm (including a border around the symbol)

A-30-S4

Photography site

Indicates a place where there is scenery or other photo-opportunity.

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

Symbol of a camera

White (R)

300 x 300mm (including a border around the symbol)

 

A31-3

Advance tourist features on side road

Advises road features of tourist features on a side road and which way to turn at the intersection the stated distance beyond the sign.

Option A

Text

Shape and size

Rectangle width to suit message x 750mm high (3 lines of text), 900mm high (4 lines of text), 1050mm high (5 lines of text) or 1200 mm high (6 lines of text)

Background

Brown (R)

Border

White (R) 25mm

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

“[Feature]” or “[Features]” (upper and lower case, up to 4 lines of text) above

White (R)

120/19.2

 

“TURN LEFT” or “TURN RIGHT” above

White (R)

120/19.2

 

“[distance] m”

White (R)

Numerals 120/19.2, “m” Tpt Med ‘x’ height 80mm

Option B

Symbols

Shape and size

Rectangle 600 x 1000mm (1 symbol), 1200 x 900mm (2 symbols), 1300 x 900mm (3 symbols), 1800 x 900mm (4 symbols)

Background

Brown (R)

Border

White (R) 25mm

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

Up to 4 “A30-S symbols” above

White (R)

Each symbol, including a border, maximised to fit an area 300 x 300mm

 

“TURN” above
“LEFT” or “RIGHT” (for signs with 1 symbol” or
“TURN LEFT” or “TURN RIGHT” (for signs with 2, 3, or 4 symbols” above

White (R)

120/19.2

 

“[distance] m”

White (R)

Numerals 120/19.2, “m” Tpt Med ‘x’ height 80mm

 

A31-5

Next [tourist feature] [distance] km

The next tourist feature indicated on the sign is the stated distance beyond the sign.

Shape and size

600 x 900 mm

Background

Brown (R)

Border

White (R) 25mm

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

“NEXT”

White (R)

120/19.2

 

“A30-S3” lookout or “A30-S4” photography symbol

White (R)

Symbol, including a border, maximised to fit an area 300 x 300mm

 

“[distance] km”

White (R)

Numerals 120/19.2, “km” Tpt Med ‘x’ height 80mm

 

A32-3

Tourist feature adjacent to road – arrow format

Indicates the location of a tourist feature

Option A

Text

Shape and size

Rectangle width to suit message x 450 mm high (1 line of text), 600 mm high (2 lines of text), 750 mm high (3 lines of text) or 900 mm high (4 lines of text)

Background

Brown (R)

Border

White (R) 25 mm

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

 

Arrow (type D) pointing in the appropriate direction beside

White (R)

Shaft 50 mm

 

“[Feature]” or “[Features]” (upper and lower case, up to 4 lines of text)

White (R)

120/19.2

Option B

Symbols

Shape and size

Rectangle 450 x 900mm (1 symbol), 900 x 900mm (2 symbols), 900 x 1200mm (3 or 4 symbols)

Background

Brown (R)

 

 

Border

White (R) 25mm

 

 

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

 

Up to 4 “A30-S symbols” above

White (R)

Each symbol, including a border, maximised to fit an area 300 x 300mm

 

Arrow (type D) pointing in appropriate direction

White (R)

Shaft 80mm

 

A42-6

Advance special vehicle lane

Advises road users that a special vehicle lane, reserved for the classes of vehicle shown on the sign, begins at the distance or location beyond the sign as indicated on a supplementary sign.

Shape and size

Rectangle 600mm wide x height to suit the classes of vehicle

Background

White (R)

Border

15mm black

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

“[TEXT or symbols]” describing the classes of vehicle (as detailed below)
above

(as detailed below)

(as detailed below)

 

“LANE” or “ONLY”

Black

120/19.2

 

Details – text or symbols for A42-6 signs

The following symbols or text may be shown on A42-6 signs. If the lane is a transit lane, “TRANSIT” and the transit symbols should be shown above any other vehicle class.

Description

Colour

Size

“TRANSIT” above
“T2 (or T3” within
“barrel-like shape” to the left of
“symbol of car with 2 (or 3) occupants”

Black
White (R)
Black
Black

80/14.4
80/14.4
195 x 130mm
175 x 150mm

“symbol of a bus (side on)”

Black

465 x 160mm

“symbol of a cycle”

Black

245 x 160mm

“E V” (abbreviation for electric vehicle)

Black

120/21.6

“symbol of a motorcycle”

Black

305 x 160mm

“symbol of a truck (side on)”
may include “3.5 t” within the truck symbol

Black
White (R)

320 x 160mm
60/9.6

“[TEXT]” to describe the class of vehicle

Black

100/16

 

A42-6.1

Advance special vehicle lane supplementary – [distance] m

Supplementary sign for use with A42-6 advance advisory special vehicle lane sign, to advise road users a special vehicle lane begins at the stated distance beyond the sign.

Shape and size

Rectangle 600 x 250mm

Background

White (R)

Border

15mm black

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

“[distance] m”

Black

Numerals 100/16
“m” Tpt Med ‘x’ height 70mm

 

A42-6.2

Advance special vehicle lane supplementary – Ahead

Supplementary sign for use with A42-6 advance advisory special vehicle lane sign, to advise road users there is a special vehicle lane ahead.

Shape and size

Rectangle 600 x 250mm

Background

White (R)

Border

15mm black

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

“AHEAD”

Black

100/16

 

A42-6.3

Advance special vehicle lane supplementary – On-ramp

Supplementary sign for use with A42-6 advance advisory special vehicle lane sign, to advise road users of the location of the special vehicle lane.

Shape and size

Rectangle 600 x 250mm

Background

White (R)

Border

15mm black

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

“ON-RAMP”

Black

100/16

 

A43-5

Hook turn

Recommends cyclists make a hook turn manoeuvre to turn right at the next intersection.

Shape and size

Rectangle 400 x 600mm

Background

White (R)

Border

Black 15mm

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

“Symbol comprising two arrows, separated by a gap, depicting a two-stage hook turn manoeuvre”

Black

250 x 240mm (arrow shafts 21mm)

 

above

 

 

 

“symbol of cycle” above

Black

185 x 120mm

 

“HOOK”

Black

50/7.8

 

“TURN”

Black

50/7.8

 

A43-6

Pass safely

Advises drivers to leave a safe gap when passing cyclists

Option A

Shape and size

Rectangle 900 x 750mm

Background

White (R)

Border

Black 25mm

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

“symbol of a cyclist and a car separate by a double ended dimension arrow (type B) above

Black

Symbol: 745 x 350mm
Arrow: shaft 20mm

 

“PASS SAFELY”

Black

120/16.8

Option B

Shape and size

Rectangle 1200 x 900mm

Background

White (R)

Border

Black 40mm

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

“symbol of a cyclist and a car separate by a double ended dimension arrow (type B) and ‘1.5 m’ above

Black

Symbol: 1000 x 470mm
Arrow: shaft 25mm
“1.5”: 150/24
“m”: Tpt Med, ‘x’ height 100mm

 

“PASS SAFELY”

Black

150/21

 

A45-3.1

Stock effluent dump site advance direction

Advises drivers of vehicles transporting stock the direction to turn at the stated distance ahead to reach a site where they may dispose of stock effluent.

Shape and size

Rectangle 1200 x 1200 mm

Background

White (R)

Border

Black 40 mm

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

 

“STOCK”

black

120/21.6

 

“EFFLUENT”

black

120/21.6

 

“DISPOSAL”

black

120/21.6

 

“TURN LEFT” or “TURN RIGHT”

black

120/21.6 

 

“[distance] m”

black

numerals 120/21.6
“m” Tpt Med ‘x’ height 80 mm

 

A51-1

Cycle route advance direction – primary route

Advises cyclists the direction to follow at the intersection ahead to reach named destinations

Shape and size

Rectangle at least 600 x 450 mm and large enough to accommodate the message, in two panels: top panel 140 mm high, lower panel at least 310 mm high.

Background

Top panel blue (R), lower panel white (R)

Border

Blue (R) 20 mm

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

Top panel

“cycle symbol” centralised in panel

White (R)

130 x 85 mm

and optional symbol associated with the locality or the route

As for the symbol

100 x 100 mm maximum

Lower panel

Optional “[Route name]” (upper and lower case), above

White (R) text on a black background

Text: Tpt Med ‘x’ height 20 mm
background: width to suit main legend x 60 mm high

“[Primary route destination]” (upper and lower case), beside arrow (type D) aligned appropriately, above

Text: blue (R),
arrow: blue (R)

Text: Tpt Med ‘x’ height 43 mm,
arrow shaft: 27 mm

a horizontal line, above

blue (R)

10 mm

“[Alternate destination]” or “[Alternative destinations]” (upper and lower case), beside arrows (type D) aligned appropriately

Text: blue (R),
arrows: blue (R)

Text: Tpt Med ‘x’ height 43 mm,
arrow shaft: 27 mm

 

A51-2

Cycle route advance direction map – primary route

Advises cyclists the direction to follow at the intersection ahead to reach named destinations

Shape and size

Rectangle sized to suit the message, in two panels: top panel 140 mm high, lower panel sized to accommodate the map

Background

Top panel blue (R), lower panel white (R)

Border

Blue (R) 20 mm

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

Top panel

“cycle symbol” centralised in panel

White (R)

130 x 85 mm

and optional symbol associated with the locality or the route

As for the symbol

100 x 100 mm maximum

Lower panel

“[Graphical representation of the intersection ahead, showing details as necessary to explain the path of the cycle route and directions to alternative destinations.]” The map may include road names and destination names (upper and lower case) and directional arrows (type D).

Cycle route: Blue (R)
destinations: blue (R)
Arrows:
blue (R)
Road names: black
Roads: grey

other details: black

50 mm

Tpt Med ‘x’ height 43 mm
shaft width 27 mm

Tpt Med ‘x’ height 21.5 mm
80 mm (main roads)
65 mm (other roads)
as appropriate for the detail

 


A51-3

Cycle route intersection direction – primary route

Advises cyclists the direction to follow at an intersection and the distances to named destinations

Shape and size

Rectangle with pointed end (isosceles triangle, base the height of the rectangle, height approximately 40% of the base), length to suit message x 150 mm high (1 line of text) or 250 mm high (2 lines of text).

Background

Blue (R) rectangle at least 160 mm wide x the height of the sign for the cycle symbol and optional symbol associated with the locality or route; white (R) for destination and chevron

Border

Blue (R) 10 mm

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

 

“Cycle symbol” (on blue background at square end of sign)

white (R)

130 x 85 mm

 

and optional symbol associated with the locality or route (on blue background at square end of sign), beside

as for the symbol

100 x 100 mm maximum

 

“[Destination]” or “[Destinations]” (upper and lower case, 1 or 2 lines of text), beside

Blue (R)

Tpt Med ‘x’ height 43 mm

 

“[distance] km” or “[distance] m”, beside

Blue (R)

Tpt Med ‘x’ height 43 mm

 

A chevron pointing in the direction of the destination, parallel to and located at the pointed end of the sign

Blue (R)

110 mm high, stripe width 45 mm (1 line of text),
210 mm high, stripe width 85 mm (2 lines of text)

 

A51-4

Cycle route intersection direction arrow – local route

Advises cyclists the direction to follow at an intersection and the distance to a named destination and the services available at the destination

Shape and size

Rectangle length to suit the message x 200 mm high, in two panels: panel 1 at least 160 mm wide, panel 2 sized to accommodate the message

Background

Panel 1 blue (R), panel 2 white (R)

Border

Blue (R) 10 mm

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

Panel 1
(closest to mounting post)

“Cycle symbol”

white (R)

130 x 85 mm

and optional symbol associated with the locality or route, beside

as for the symbol

100 x 100 mm maximum

Panel 2, Option A

1 destination and service symbols

 

“[Destination]” (upper and lower case), above

Blue (R)

Tpt Med ‘x’ height 43 mm

 

Up to 6 “A20-S symbols” or “A30-S symbols or “A51-S symbols”, beside

White (R) symbol on blue (R) background

Each symbol, including a border, maximised to fit an area 45 x 45 mm

 

“[distance] km” or “[distance] m”, beside

Blue (R)

Tpt Med ‘x’ height 32 mm

 

Arrow (type D) aligned appropriately

Blue (R)

Shaft width 27 mm

Panel 2, Option B

2 destinations

 

“[Destination 1]” (upper and lower case), beside

Blue (R)

Tpt Med ‘x’ height 43 mm

 

“[distance] km” or “[distance} m”, above

Blue (R)

Tpt Med ‘x’ height 43 mm

 

“[Destination 2]” (upper and lower case), beside

Blue (R)

Tpt Med ‘x’ height 32 mm

 

“[distance] km” or “[distance] m”, beside

 

Tpt Med ‘x’ height 32 mm

 

Arrow (type D) aligned appropriately

 

Shaft width 27 mm

 

A51-5

Cycle route direction – primary route

Advises cyclists the direction to follow to reach named destinations

Shape and size

Rectangle at least 600 x 300 mm and large enough to accommodate the message, in two panels: top panel 140 mm high, lower panel at least 160 mm high

Background

Top panel blue (R), lower panel white (R)

Border

Blue (R) 20 mm

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

Top panel

“cycle symbol” centralised in panel

White (R)

130 x 85 mm

and optional symbol associated with the locality or the route

As for the symbol

100 x 100 mm maximum

Lower panel

“[Destination]” or “[Destinations]” (upper and lower case), beside arrows (type D) aligned appropriately

Text: blue (R)
arrows: blue (R)

Text: Tpt Med ‘x’ height 43 mm,
arrow shaft: 27 mm

 

A51-6

Cycle route marker – local route

Advises cyclists direction to follow to remain on a route

Option A

Vertical

Shape and size

Rectangle 150 mm wide x at least 300 mm high, in two panels: top panel at least 150 mm high, lower panel 150 mm high

Background

Top panel blue (R), lower panel white (R)

Border

Blue (R) 10 mm

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

Top panel

“cycle symbol”

White (R)

120 x 80 mm

and optional symbol associated with the locality or the route

As for the symbol

100 x 100 mm maximum

Lower panel

Arrow (type D) aligned appropriately

Blue (R)

Shaft width 27 mm

Option B

Horizontal

Shape and size

Rectangle 300 mm wide (at least) x 150 mm high, in two panels: panel 1 at least 150 mm wide, panel 2 150 mm wide

Background

Panel 1 blue (R), panel 2 white (R)

Border

Blue (R) 10 mm

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

Panel 1
(closest to mounting post)

“cycle symbol”

White (R)

120 x 80 mm

and optional symbol associated with the locality or the route

As for the symbol

100 x 100 mm maximum

Panel 2

Arrow (type D) aligned appropriately

Blue (R)

Shaft width 27 mm

 

A51-7

Cycle route location plate

Advises cyclists the name of roads that cross a cycle route and are part of another cycle route

Shape and size

Rectangle length to suit road name x 150 mm high

Background

Blue (R) rectangle at least 160 mm wide x 150 mm high for the cycle symbol and optional symbol associated with the locality or route; white (R) for the road name

Border

Blue (R) 10 mm

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

 

“Cycle symbol”

white (R)

130 x 85 mm

 

and optional symbol associated with the locality or route, to the left of

as for the symbol

100 x 100 mm maximum

 

“[Name of road]” (upper and lower case)

Blue (R)

Tpt Med ‘x’ height 43 mm

 

A51-8

Cycle route confirmation direction – primary route

Confirms the route that cyclists are on and advises the distances to the named destinations

Shape and size

Rectangle at least 600 x 300 mm and large enough to accommodate the message, in two panels: top panel 140 mm high, lower panel at least 160 mm high.

Background

Top panel blue (R), lower panel white (R)

Border

Blue (R) 20 mm

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

Top panel

“cycle symbol” centralised in panel

White (R)

130 x 85 mm

and optional symbol associated with the locality or the route

As for the symbol

100 x 100 mm maximum

Lower Panel

Optional “[Route name]” (upper and lower case), above

White (R) text on a black background

Text: Tpt Med ‘x’ height 20 mm
background: width to suit main legend x 60 mm high

 

“[Destination]” or “[Destinations]” (upper and lower case), beside

Blue (R)

Tpt Med ‘x’ height 43 mm

“[distance] km” or “[distance] m”

Blue (R)

Tpt Med ‘x’ height 43 mm

 

A51-9

Cycle route network map

Advises cyclists of the cycle routes in the network

Shape and size

Rectangle sized to suit the map, in two panels: top panel 150 mm high, lower panel sized to accommodate the map

Background

Top panel blue (R), lower panel white (R)

Border

Blue (R) 20 mm

Legend

Description

Colour

Size

Top panel

“cycle symbol” centralised in panel

White (R)

130 x 85 mm

and optional symbol associated with the locality or the route

As for the symbol

100 x 100 mm maximum

Lower Panel

Optional “[Title of map]” (upper and lower case), above

black

Tpt Med ‘x’ height 20 mm

“[Map]” (The map may include details as necessary to identify the routes shown and contact details for more information)

As for the map

As necessary

 

Part 3     New items inserted in Schedule 1 of Land Transport Rule: Traffic Control Devices 2004

Ref: 11.12(19)

Item inserted in R6-3 (Parking signs – Component 3 – Period of application)

School Days

Supplementary description indicating the restriction applies only on days when pupils attend the school

NZ Tpt Med ‘x’ height 25 mm

 

Ref: 11.12(20)

Item added to R6-4 (Parking signs – Component 4 – Extent of restriction)

Description of area

A description of the area to which the parking restriction applies.

Description

Use

Colour

Dimensions

‘[Words describing the area]’

R6-1A or B

red (R) or black on white (R)

NZ Tpt Med ‘x’ height 35 mm

 

R6-1C or D

white on blue (may be reflectorized)

NZ Tpt Med ‘x’ height 35 mm

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Schedule 2    Amendments to Schedule 2 of Land Transport Rule: Traffic Control Devices 2004 

Ref: 11.13(4)

New items inserted in Schedule 2 of Land Transport Rule: Traffic Control Devices 2004

M2-3C: Cycle path or shared path crossing driveway.

Grid size: 50mm minimum

Note: for a one-way path, either arrow may be omitted and the cycle symbol may be reversed so that the remaining arrow and the cycle symbol indicate the direction of travel.

M2-3D: Cycle path or shared path crossing driveway – alternative for narrow paths.

Grid size: 50mm minimum

Note: for a one-way path, either arrow may be omitted and the cycle symbol may be reversed so that the remaining arrow and the cycle symbol indicate the direction of travel.

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Schedule 3                Consequential amendments to other Land Transport Rules

Ref: 16.3

Land Transport Rules

Amendment

Dangerous Goods 2005
Door Retention Systems 2001
External Projections 2001
Frontal Impact 2001
Head Restraints 2001
Interior Impact 2001
Seatbelts and Seatbelt Anchorages 2002
Seats and Seat Anchorages 2002
Steering Systems 2001

In Part 2, Definitions, replace the definition of gross vehicle mass with:
gross vehicle mass has the same meaning as in Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Standards Compliance 2002

 

DRAFT Land Transport Rule - Omnibus Amendment 2018 - Rule 10013
NZ Transport Agency, Waka Kotahi