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Land Transport Rule: Light-vehicle Brakes Amendment 2019

Submissions for this consultation have now closed. 

The Transport Agency consulted on behalf of the Minister of Transport, on Land Transport Rule: Light-vehicle Brakes Amendment 2019.

Read the media release regarding this consultation

In the interest of good government, openness and transparency, the complete cabinet paper can be viewed here:
Cabinet paper: Proposed consultation for mandating anti-lock braking systems for motorcycles(external link)

Proposed amendment Rule

The proposed amendment Rule requires all motorcycles entering service in New Zealand after a specified date to be equipped with either an anti-lock braking system or a combined braking system (subject to some exceptions). It also removes a requirement for twinned-wheel motor tricycles to be fitted with a park brake.

The Summary of proposals (overview) accompanies, and sets in context, the public consultation (yellow) draft of Land Transport Rule: Light-vehicle Brakes Amendment [2019]. 

Consultation documents

This consultation had two parts:

The draft amendment Rule sets out only the proposed Rule changes and should be read together with the latest consolidated Light-vehicle Brakes Rule.

 Submissions closed at 5pm Friday 26 April 2019.