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Land Transport Rule: Light-vehicle Brakes 2002

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

This rule specifies the types of brakes that must be fitted in most types of light vehicle, and the requirements for those brakes.

Rule versions

  • The ‘Current rule’ will give you the most up-to-date version of the Rule and any amendments made to it. We recommend this as your reference point if you want to read the most current information.
  • The ‘Original rule and amendments’ will give you the very first version of the rule (as it was when it was first created) as well as links to all amendments made to it over time. We recommend this page as your reference page if you want to research the history of the rule.

Note: Both of these pages will also provide links to the consultation material – such as summary of submissions and FAQs (questions and answers) – for each version and amendment.

Questions and answers

Questions and answers are provided to accompany a new rule or amendment when they are signed. These and other consultation documents on this page have not been updated to take into account any later rule amendments and are retained for historic interest only.

Publication details

  • Author:
  • Published: 1 April 2002
  • Reference: Rule 32014
  • Also known as: Light-vehicle Brakes Rule

Current rule

  1. Light-vehicle Brakes 2002 (as at 1 May 2021) [PDF, 415 KB]
  2. Preface to consolidation [PDF, 93 KB]
  3. Incorporated by reference

Original rule and amendments

Original rule

  1. Light-vehicle Brakes Rule 2002
  2. Light-vehicle Brakes Rule 2002 [PDF, 425 KB]

Amendments

2021

  1. Light-vehicle Brakes Amendment 2021 [PDF, 241 KB]
  2. Summary of submissions from the 2020 consultation [PDF, 522 KB]

2020

  1. Light-vehicle Brakes Amendment 2020 Questions & answers [PDF, 166 KB] (updated 20 February 2020)

2019

  1. Light-vehicle Brakes Amendment 2019
  2. Light-vehicle Brakes Amendment 2019 [PDF, 298 KB]
  3. Light-vehicle Brakes Amendment 2019 Questions & answers [PDF, 161 KB]
  4. Summary of submissions from the 2018 consultation [PDF, 322 KB]
  5. Light-vehicle Brakes Amendment (No. 2) 2019
  6. Light-vehicle Brakes Amendment (No. 2) 2019 Questions & answers [PDF, 141 KB] - this is superseded by 2020 Questions & answers [PDF, 166 KB]
  7. Summary of submissions from the 2019 consultation [PDF, 618 KB]

2014

  1. Light-vehicle Brakes Amendment 2014
  2. Light-vehicle Brakes Amendment 2014 [PDF, 198 KB]
  3. Light-vehicle Brakes Amendment 2014 Questions & answers
  4. Light-vehicle Brakes Amendment (No. 2) 2014
  5. Light-vehicle Brakes Amendment (No. 2) 2014 [PDF, 180 KB]
  6. Light-vehicle Brakes Amendment (No. 2) 2014 Questions & answers

2013

  1. Light-vehicle Brakes Amendment 2013
  2. Light-vehicle Brakes Amendment 2013 [PDF, 176 KB]
  3. Light-vehicle Brakes Amendment 2013 Questions & answers

2011

  1. Light-vehicle Brakes Amendment 2011
  2. Light-vehicle Brakes Amendment 2011 [PDF, 598 KB]
  3. Light-vehicle Brakes Amendment 2011 Questions & answers

2007

  1. Light-vehicle Brakes Amendment 2007
  2. Light-vehicle Brakes Amendment 2007 [PDF, 60 KB]
  3. Light-vehicle Brakes Amendment 2007 Questions & answers