Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Regulations 1999

Reprint as at 8 July 2015

Coat of Arms of New Zealand

Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Regulations 1999

(SR 1999/99)

Michael Hardie Boys, Governor-General

Order in Council

At Wellington this 31st day of March 1999

Present:
The Right Hon W F Birch presiding in Council

Note

Changes authorised by subpart 2 of Part 2 of the Legislation Act 2012 have been made in this official reprint.

Note 4 at the end of this reprint provides a list of the amendments incorporated.

These regulations are administered by the Ministry of Transport.

Pursuant to section 167 of the Land Transport Act 1998, His Excellency the Governor-General, acting by and with the advice and consent of the Executive Council, makes the following regulations.

Regulations

1 Title and commencement

(1)

These regulations may be cited as the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Regulations 1999.

(2)

These regulations come into force on 3 May 1999.

2 Interpretation

(1)

In these regulations, unless the context otherwise requires,—

the Act means the Land Transport Act 1998

Land Transport Rules or rules means the ordinary rules made under Part 11 of the Act or required to be treated as having been made under that Act

provision means—

(a)

a provision of the Land Transport Rules; or

(b)

a section of the Act; or

(2)

Every reference in these regulations to any provision includes every provision for the time being in force amending or made in substitution for that provision.

(3)

The brief descriptions given in the second column of Schedule 1, and the first column of Schedule 1A and Schedule 1B, are intended only to be an indication of the content of the provisions they describe, and are not intended to be used in the interpretation of the provisions.

(4)

Abbreviations or terms used in the second column of Schedule 1, and the first column of Schedule 1A and Schedule 1B, have the meanings given to those abbreviations or terms in the Land Transport Rules.

Regulation 2(1) provision: substituted, on 1 October 2007, by regulation 4 of the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2007 (SR 2007/265).

Regulation 2(1) provision paragraph (b): amended, on 23 January 2009, by regulation 4 of the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2008 (SR 2008/455).

Regulation 2(1) provision paragraph (c): added, on 23 January 2009, by regulation 4 of the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2008 (SR 2008/455).

Regulation 2(3): amended, on 27 February 2005, by regulation 3(1) of the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations 2004 (SR 2004/448).

Regulation 2(4): amended, on 27 February 2005, by regulation 3(2) of the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations 2004 (SR 2004/448).

2A Overloading offences

For the purposes of the definition of the term overloading offence in section 2(1) of the Act, an overloading offence is an offence—

(a)

referred to in section 43 of the Act; or

(b)

specified in Schedule 1A or Part 3 of Schedule 1B.

Regulation 2A: inserted, on 25 January 2001, by regulation 3 of the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations 2000 (SR 2000/285).

Regulation 2A(b): substituted, on 27 February 2005, by regulation 4 of the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations 2004 (SR 2004/448).

3 Offences and penalties

(1)

A breach of a provision specified in the first column of Schedule 1 is an offence against the Act.

(2)

A person who commits an offence referred to in subclause (1) is liable on conviction,—

(a)

in the case of an individual,—

(i)

to a fine not exceeding the amount specified in relation to that offence in the third column of Schedule 1; or

(ii)

to a fine of the amount determined by the relevant scale set out in Schedule 1A (as referenced in the third column of Schedule 1):

(b)

in the case of a body corporate,—

(i)

to a fine not exceeding the amount specified in relation to that offence in the fourth column of Schedule 1; or

(ii)

to a fine of the amount determined by the relevant scale set out in Schedule 1A (as referenced in the fourth column of Schedule 1).

(3)

[Revoked]

(4)

To avoid doubt, the penalty applicable to a person who is liable on conviction for an overloading offence is specified by the scale in the applicable table in Schedule 1A.

Regulation 3 heading: amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 413 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81).

Regulation 3(2): amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 413 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81).

Regulation 3(2)(a): substituted, on 27 February 2005, by regulation 5(1) of the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations 2004 (SR 2004/448).

Regulation 3(2)(b): substituted, on 27 February 2005, by regulation 5(2) of the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations 2004 (SR 2004/448).

Regulation 3(3): revoked, on 27 February 2005, by regulation 5(3) of the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations 2004 (SR 2004/448).

Regulation 3(4): added, on 1 July 2002, by regulation 3 of the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2002 (SR 2002/140).

Regulation 3(4): amended, on 8 July 2015, by regulation 4 of the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations 2015 (LI 2015/110).

Regulation 3(4): amended, on 1 July 2013, by section 413 of the Criminal Procedure Act 2011 (2011 No 81).

4 Infringement offences

(1)

A breach of a provision specified in the first column of Schedule 1 for which an infringement fee is specified in Schedule 1 is an infringement offence against the Act.

(2)

The infringement fee for an offence referred to in subclause (1) is,—

(a)

in the case of an individual, the infringement fee specified in relation to that offence in the fifth column of Schedule 1 or the amount determined by the relevant scale set out in Schedule 1B (as referenced in the third column of Schedule 1):

(b)

in the case of a body corporate, the infringement fee specified in relation to that offence in the sixth column of Schedule 1 or the amount determined by the relevant scale set out in Schedule 1B (as referenced in the fourth column of Schedule 1).

(3)

An offence against section 51 of the Act is an infringement offence against the Act for which the infringement fee is $400.

(4)

[Revoked]

(5)

The infringement fee for a breach of section 2.6(8) of Land Transport Rule: Tyres and Wheels 2001 is specified by the scale in Part 2 of Schedule 1B.

(6)

The infringement fee for a breach of section 43 of the Land Transport Act 1998 or section 8 of Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Dimensions and Mass 2002, if that breach is an overloading offence, is specified by the scale in the applicable table in Part 3 of Schedule 1B.

(7)

If expenses are incurred by an enforcement authority in respect of the movement or proposed movement under section 113(2)(c) of the Land Transport Act 1998 of the vehicle involved in the offence (whether or not the vehicle is in fact moved), the infringement fee is the total of—

(a)

the amount specified in Schedule 1 or Schedule 1B in respect of the offence; and

(b)

the amount of the appropriate towage fee (including any goods and services tax payable in respect of the towage fee).

Regulation 4(2)(a): amended, on 27 February 2005, by regulation 6(1) of the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations 2004 (SR 2004/448).

Regulation 4(2)(b): amended, on 27 February 2005, by regulation 6(2) of the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations 2004 (SR 2004/448).

Regulation 4(4): revoked, on 27 February 2005, by regulation 6(3) of the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations 2004 (SR 2004/448).

Regulation 4(5): added, on 1 July 2002, by regulation 4 of the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2002 (SR 2002/140).

Regulation 4(5): amended, on 27 February 2005, by regulation 6(4) of the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations 2004 (SR 2004/448).

Regulation 4(6): added, on 1 July 2002, by regulation 4 of the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2002 (SR 2002/140).

Regulation 4(6): amended, on 8 July 2015, by regulation 5 of the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations 2015 (LI 2015/110).

Regulation 4(6): amended, on 27 February 2005, by regulation 6(5)(a) of the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations 2004 (SR 2004/448).

Regulation 4(6): amended, on 27 February 2005, by regulation 6(5)(b) of the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations 2004 (SR 2004/448).

Regulation 4(7): added, on 27 February 2005, by regulation 6(6) of the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations 2004 (SR 2004/448).

Regulation 4(7): amended, on 10 May 2011, by section 100(3) of the Land Transport (Road Safety and Other Matters) Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 13).

Regulation 4(7)(a): amended, on 1 August 2011, by regulation 4 of the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations 2011 (SR 2011/233).

4A Certain proceedings not permitted

Despite anything in these regulations, a person may not be subject to proceedings with respect to a breach of—

(a)

clause 16(1)(a), (c)(ii), or (d)(ii), 18(1), or 57 of the Land Transport (Driver Licensing) Rule 1999 if that person is, with respect to the same facts, being proceeded against for a breach of section 31(1)(b) of the Act:

(b)

clause 8.9(1) of the Land Transport (Road User) Rule 2004 if that person is, with respect to the same facts, being proceeded against for a breach of another provision of a rule:

(c)

clause 3.1 or 4.1 of Land Transport Rule: Traction Engines 2010 if that person is, with respect to the same facts, being proceeded against for a breach of section 31(1)(a) or (c) of the Act.

Regulation 4A: substituted, on 1 December 2009, by section 40(1) of the Land Transport (Enforcement Powers) Amendment Act 2009 (2009 No 36).

Regulation 4A(b): amended, on 1 April 2010, by regulation 4(1) of the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations 2010 (SR 2010/40).

Regulation 4A(c): added, on 1 April 2010, by regulation 4(2) of the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations 2010 (SR 2010/40).

4B Penalties in respect of overloading offences that are also breaches of permit conditions

If a condition of a permit issued under section 5 of Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Dimensions and Mass 2002 is breached because of overloading, the applicable penalties are—

(a)

the penalty in Schedule 1 for breach of clause 5.1(3), 5.2(6A), 8.1, 8.2, 8.3, or 8.4 of Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Dimensions and Mass 2002, as applicable; and

(b)

the penalty for overloading specified in the scale in the applicable table in Schedule 1A or Part 3 of Schedule 1B, as applicable.

Regulation 4B: inserted, on 8 July 2015, by regulation 6 of the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations 2015 (LI 2015/110).

5 Defences

(1)

It is a defence to a prosecution for an offence involving a breach of a provision of Land Transport Rule: Dangerous Goods 2005 that imposes requirements concerning the carrying of dangerous goods by rail or road if the defendant proves that—

(a)

the defendant was—

(i)

the loader, driver, or operator of a motor vehicle or rail vehicle carrying a load in respect of which it is alleged the offence was committed; or

(ii)

the employer of a loader of a motor vehicle or rail vehicle carrying a load in respect of which it is alleged the offence was committed; and

(b)

the defendant did not know and could not be reasonably expected to have known that the load carried by the vehicle included dangerous goods.

(2)

It is a defence in any prosecution for an offence involving a breach of a provision of the Land Transport Rule: Seatbelts and Seatbelt Anchorages 2002 that requires that approved seat belts be obtained or seat belts be replaced if the defendant proves that, at the date of the alleged offence,—

(a)

reasonable but unsuccessful steps had been taken to obtain an approved seat belt, and an order for an approved seat belt had been placed with a supplier and was still in force; or

(b)

the seat belt or the fasteners, buckles, or retractors had been removed for repair by a seat belt manufacturer or his or her agent, and an order for the repair had been placed not more than 2 months previously and was still in force.

Regulation 5(1): amended, on 27 June 2005, by regulation 3 of the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2005 (SR 2005/137).

Regulation 5(1)(a)(i): amended, on 20 July 2005, by section 103(4) of the Railways Act 2005 (2005 No 37).

Regulation 5(1)(a)(ii): amended, on 20 July 2005, by section 103(4) of the Railways Act 2005 (2005 No 37).

Regulation 5(2): added, on 1 April 2002, by regulation 4 of the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations 2002 (SR 2002/44).

6 Demerit points

(1)

The number of demerit points to be recorded by the Agency in respect of any person convicted of an offence described in Schedule 2 that was committed on or after 27 February 2005 is the number of demerit points shown in relation to the offence.

(2)

Despite subclause (1), no demerit points may be recorded in respect of any offence for which the defendant is disqualified from holding or obtaining a driver licence for a period of 6 months or more.

(3)

To avoid doubt, demerit points may only be recorded in respect of an offence that—

(a)

is described in Schedule 2; and

(b)

concerns the driving of a motor vehicle (other than an offence detected by approved vehicle surveillance equipment).

Regulation 6(1): amended, on 1 August 2008, by section 50(2) of the Land Transport Management Amendment Act 2008 (2008 No 47).

Regulation 6(1): amended, on 27 February 2005, by regulation 8(1) of the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations 2004 (SR 2004/448).

Regulation 6(3): added, on 27 February 2005, by regulation 8(2) of the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations 2004 (SR 2004/448).

Regulation 6(3): amended, on 1 August 2011, by regulation 5 of the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations 2011 (SR 2011/233).

7 Suspension of driver licences

A notice telling a person that his or her driver licence is suspended for 28 days that is to be given to a person under section 95 of the Act must be in the form set out in Schedule 3 or a form to the same effect.

8 Impoundment of motor vehicles under section 96 of Act

A notice acknowledging the seizure and impoundment of a motor vehicle that is to be given to the driver and registered person, and to the storage provider under section 96 of the Act, must be in the form set out in Schedule 4 or 4A (whichever is appropriate), or a form to the same effect.

Regulation 8 heading: amended, on 1 October 2007, by regulation 5 of the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2007 (SR 2007/265).

Regulation 8: amended, on 1 May 2011, by section 35(5) of the Land Transport Amendment Act 2009 (2009 No 17).

Regulation 8: amended, on 17 December 2009, by regulation 4 of the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2009 (SR 2009/398).

8A Impoundment of motor vehicles under section 96A of Act

A notice acknowledging the seizure and impoundment of a motor vehicle that is to be given to the driver and registered person, and to the storage provider under section 96A of the Act, must be in the form set out in Schedule 5 or a form to the same effect.

Regulation 8A: inserted, on 1 October 2007, by regulation 6 of the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2007 (SR 2007/265).

Regulation 8A: amended, on 1 May 2011, by section 35(5) of the Land Transport Amendment Act 2009 (2009 No 17).

8B Prohibition on sale or disposal of certain motor vehicles

A notice prohibiting the sale or disposal of a motor vehicle that is to be given to a person under section 98A of the Act must be in the form set out in Schedule 6 or a form to the same effect.

Regulation 8B: inserted, on 17 December 2009, by regulation 5 of the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations (No 2) 2009 (SR 2009/398).

9 Revocations and savings

(1)

The following regulations are revoked:

(a)

Transport (Demerit Points) Regulations 1993 (SR 1993/6):

(b)

Land Transport (Offences) Regulations 1996 (SR 1996/339):

(c)

Land Transport (Offences) Amendment Regulations 1997 (SR 1997/343):

(d)

Transport (Demerit Points) Amendment Regulations 1999 (SR 1999/14):

(e)

Land Transport (Offences) Amendment Regulations 1999 (SR 1999/30).

(2)

Nothing in regulations 3, 4, or 6 apply in respect of an offence committed before the commencement of these regulations, and every such offence must be dealt with as if these regulations had not been made.

10 Offences parking wardens may enforce

For the purpose of section 167(1)(i) of the Act, the offences set out in Schedule 7 are offences that a parking warden may enforce.

Regulation 10: added, on 10 May 2011, by section 100(3) of the Land Transport (Road Safety and Other Matters) Amendment Act 2011 (2011 No 13).

Regulation 10: amended, on 1 August 2011, by regulation 6 of the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations 2011 (SR 2011/233).

Schedule 1 Offence provisions and penalties

rr 3, 4

Schedule 1: substituted, on 27 February 2005, by regulation 9 of the Land Transport (Offences and Penalties) Amendment Regulations 2004 (SR 2004/448).

ProvisionBrief descriptionMaximum penalty on conviction for individual
($)
Maximum penalty on conviction for body corporate
($)
Infringement fee for individual
($)
Infringement fee for body corporate
($)
Government Roading Powers Act 1989:
87(1)(a)Acts in contravention of or fails to comply in any respect with any provision of section 82 of the Government Roading Powers Act 1989 (restrictions on use of motorways)250
Land Transport Act 1998:
16B(a)Using equipment in a motor vehicle that interferes with operation of speed measuring device50
16B(b)Possessing equipment in a motor vehicle that is designed to interfere with operation of speed measuring device50
22A(3A)Contravention, without reasonable excuse, of a bylaw made under section 22AB or 22AC1,000150
31(1)(a)Driving without appropriate current driver licence400
31(1)(b)Driving contrary to conditions of driver licence400
31(1)(c)Failing to produce driver licence55
31(1)(c)

Person fails to produce zero alcohol licence

400
34(1)(b)Operating vehicle without displaying current evidence of vehicle inspection or certificate of loading, where the vehicle is a heavy motor vehicle or is used in a transport service600
34(1)(b)Operating vehicle without displaying current evidence of vehicle inspection or certificate of loading, where the vehicle is not a heavy motor vehicle or is not used in a transport service200
36A(1)(b)Without reasonable excuse, intentionally pouring on, placing on, or allowing to spill onto a road any petrol, oil, or diesel fuel, etc600
42(1)Failing to secure load600
44(1)Making a false or misleading statutory declaration, etc750
46(1)Contravening requirements, conditions, or directions about traffic surveys500
47(3)Failing to report damage to other vehicles or property370
50(1)Failing to release vehicle towed away, in certain circumstances280
52(1)(a)Removing, obscuring, or rendering indistinguishable a notice directing that vehicle not be driven on road600
52(1)(b)Driving vehicle contrary to notice under section 115600
52(1)(c) or (d)Failing to comply with direction or requirement concerning off-loading of heavy motor vehicle or securing of load on heavy motor vehicle750
52(1)(c)Failing to comply with direction to stop heavy motor vehicle or to drive heavy motor vehicle to weighing device1,000
53(1)Obstruction, etc, in relation to inspection of vehicle required to have evidence of vehicle inspection or certificate of loading370
55A(2)

Person who tampers with, or attempts to tamper with, an alcohol interlock device, or uses an alcohol interlock device in contravention of an order made under section 65A of the Act

1,000
56(1A)Driving or attempting to drive with breath-alcohol concentration exceeding 250 micrograms but not exceeding 400 micrograms of alcohol per litre of breath200
56(2A)Driving or attempting to drive with blood-alcohol concentration exceeding 50 milligrams but not exceeding 80 milligrams of alcohol per 100 millilitres of blood200
56(2B)Driving or attempting to drive with blood-alcohol concentration exceeding 50 milligrams but not exceeding 80 milligrams of alcohol per 100 millilitres of blood, and failing or refusing to undergo evidential breath test when required700
57(1A)Person younger than 20 who drives or attempts to drive if his or her breath contains alcohol but the proportion of alcohol does not exceed 150 micrograms of alcohol per litre of breath200
57(2A)Person younger than 20 who drives or attempts to drive if his or her blood contains alcohol but the proportion of alcohol does not exceed 30 milligrams of alcohol per 100 millilitres of blood200
79MFailure to pay passenger service fares150
79RPerson produces logbook with 1 to 5 omissions150
79RPerson produces logbook with 6 to 10 omissions300
79RPerson produces logbook with 11 or more omissions500
79RPerson fails to produce logbook500
128E(5)Failure to release vehicle towed away, in certain circumstances280
Land Transport Management Act 2003:
54(1)Person fails or refuses to pay toll4040
Heavy Motor Vehicle Regulations 1974:
5(5)Unlawful use of Class C road370
8(3)Failure to comply with conditions of permit to exceed minimum tyre pressure150
10Failure to comply with provisions concerning prohibition on certain heavy traffic370
17Failure to comply with requirements of traffic officer, obstruction, etc370
Goods Service (Constructional) Regulations 1936:
11(1), (2), and (3)Failure to comply with any provision of the regulations, and related offences280
Traffic Regulations 1976:
48GFailure to operate passenger service vehicle towing a trailer as required150
Transport (Vehicular Traffic Road Closure) Regulations 1965:
11(1)Use of closed road otherwise than in terms of permit280
Dangerous Goods 2005 (45001/1):
10.1(1)Person or organisation involved in activity related to transport of dangerous goods must undertake activity safely and in compliance with Dangerous Goods rule2,50010,0005001,000
10.1(2)Person or organisation not specified in sections 10.2 to 10.6 of the rules but involved in activity relating to transport of dangerous goods must comply with relevant requirements of Dangerous Goods rule2,50010,0005001,000
10.1(3)(a)Person or organisation transporting dangerous goods must comply with requirements in section 2 of the rules relating to dangerous goods in limited quantities, consumer commodities, small packages, routine diagnostic specimens, and low-risk biological products2,50010,0005001,000
10.1(3)(b)Person or organisation transporting dangerous goods must comply with requirements in section 2 of the rules relating to dangerous goods transported for use as tools-of-trade, for agricultural use, or for a commercial purpose, but not transported for hire or direct reward2,50010,000250750
10.1(3)(c)Person or organisation transporting dangerous goods must comply with requirements in section 2 of the rules relating to dangerous goods transported for domestic or recreational purposes, but not transported for hire or direct reward2,50010,000150500
10.1(4)Person or organisation transporting dangerous goods must not continue to transport those goods if the packaging they are contained in is leaking7,50037,5001,5007,500
10.1(5)Person or organisation not transporting dangerous goods must not display on a vehicle labels, placards, or markings that identify or may be mistaken for labels, placards, or markings that identify dangerous goods2,50010,000150500
10.2(a)Consignor of dangerous goods for transport must ensure that dangerous goods are properly packaged5,00025,0001,0005,000
10.2(b)(i)Consignor of dangerous goods for transport must ensure that packages of dangerous goods display labels and marks to identify the goods as dangerous goods10,00050,0002,00010,000
10.2(b)(ii)Consignor of dangerous goods for transport must ensure that packages of dangerous goods display the correct labels and marks5,00025,0001,0005,000
10.2(c)(i)Consignor of dangerous goods for transport must ensure that required dangerous goods documentation is provided10,00050,0002,00010,000
10.2(c)(ii)Consignor of dangerous goods for transport must ensure that required dangerous goods documentation contains the correct information5,00025,0001,0005,000
10.2(d)Consignor of dangerous goods for transport must ensure that required emergency response information is supplied5,00025,0001,0005,000
10.2(e)Consignor of dangerous goods for transport must ensure dangerous goods documentation is passed to the next person responsible for the transport or handling of the dangerous goods7,50037,5001,5007,500
10.3(a)Person who loads vehicle or freight container used to transport dangerous goods must ensure condition of packaging, labelling, and marking is checked for obvious defects2,50010,000250750
10.3(b)Person who loads vehicle or freight container used to transport dangerous goods must ensure that required load plan, or container, or vehicle packing certificate is prepared5,00025,0001,0005,000
10.3(c)Person who loads vehicle or freight container used to transport dangerous goods must ensure compliance with any special loading instructions in dangerous goods documentation5,00025,0001,0005,000
10.3(d)Person who loads vehicle or freight container used to transport dangerous goods must ensure mixed loads are segregated5,00025,0001,0005,000
10.3(e)Person who loads vehicle or freight container used to transport dangerous goods must ensure that vehicle or freight container is placarded5,00025,0001,0005,000
10.3(f)Person who loads vehicle or freight container used to transport dangerous goods must ensure the vehicle is securely loaded3,50015,0007502,500
10.3(g)Person who loads vehicle or freight container used to transport dangerous goods must have undergone specific training on the transport of dangerous goods2,50010,0005001,000
10.3(h)Person who loads vehicle or freight container used to transport dangerous goods must ensure dangerous goods documentation is passed to the next person responsible for the transport or handling of the dangerous goods7,50037,5001,5007,500
10.4(a)(i)Driver or operator of road vehicle transporting dangerous goods must ensure the vehicle or load is placarded to indicate that it contains dangerous goods7,50037,5001,5007,500
10.4(a)(ii)Driver or operator of road vehicle transporting dangerous goods must ensure placards are affixed in the correct position on the vehicle or load3,50015,0007502,500
10.4(a)(iii)Driver or operator of road vehicle transporting dangerous goods must ensure the correct placards are displayed for the classes or divisions of goods loaded on the vehicle5,00025,0001,0005,000
10.4(b)(i)Driver or operator of road vehicle transporting dangerous goods must ensure the vehicle is not parked for more than 18 hours unless it is in depot2,50010,0005001,000
10.4(b)(ii)Driver or operator of road vehicle transporting dangerous goods must ensure vehicle is securely loaded3,50015,0007502,500
10.4(b)(iii)Driver or operator of road vehicle transporting dangerous goods must ensure required emergency response information is carried2,50010,0005001,000
10.4(b)(iv)Driver or operator of road vehicle transporting dangerous goods must ensure vehicle stops at railway level crossings2,50010,0005001,000
10.4(c)Driver or operator of road vehicle transporting dangerous goods must have undergone specific training on the transport of dangerous goods2,50010,0005001,000
Section 10.4(d)(ii)Driver or operator of road vehicle transporting dangerous goods must ensure that driver has current approved handler test certificate if required in section 9.2(1), unless section 10.4(d)(i) is complied with1,0001,000400400
10.4(da)Driver or operator of road vehicle transporting dangerous goods must ensure driver is supervised by a person who holds a current dangerous goods endorsement on his or her driver licence1,0001,000400400
Section 10.4(e)Driver or operator of road vehicle transporting dangerous goods must ensure that current approved handler test certificate is carried when driving and is made available to dangerous goods enforcement officer, constable, or HSNO enforcement officer immediately on request, unless section 10.4(d)(i) is complied with1,0001,0005555
10.4(f)(i)Driver or operator of road vehicle transporting dangerous goods must ensure dangerous goods documentation is carried2,50010,0007501,500
10.4(f)(ii)Driver or operator of road vehicle transporting dangerous goods must ensure dangerous goods documentation is secured in dangerous goods holder2,50010,0007501,500
Section 10.4(f)(iii)Driver or operator of road vehicle transporting dangerous goods must ensure that dangerous goods documentation is made available to dangerous goods enforcement officer, constable, HSNO enforcement officer, or emergency services personnel immediately on request2,50010,0007501,500
10.4(f)(iv)Driver or operator of road vehicle transporting dangerous goods must ensure dangerous goods documentation is passed to the next person responsible for the transport or the handling of the dangerous goods7,50037,5001,5007,500
10.4(g)Driver or operator of road vehicle transporting dangerous goods must ensure Schedule of Quantities is amended to record collection or delivery of dangerous goods2,50010,000250750
10.4(h)Driver or operator of road vehicle transporting dangerous goods must ensure load plan is amended to record delivery or collection of dangerous goods and other goods from which dangerous goods must be segregated2,50010,000250750
10.5(a)Driver or operator of rail vehicle transporting dangerous goods must have undergone specific training on the transport of dangerous goods2,50010,0005001,000
10.5(b)(i)Driver or operator of rail vehicle transporting dangerous goods must ensure dangerous goods documentation is carried2,50010,0007501,500
10.5(b)(ii)Driver or operator of rail vehicle transporting dangerous goods must ensure dangerous goods documentation is secured in dangerous goods holder2,50010,0007501,500
Section 10.5(b)(iii)Driver or operator of rail vehicle transporting dangerous goods must ensure dangerous goods documentation is made available to dangerous goods enforcement officer, constable, HSNO enforcement officer, or emergency services personnel immediately on request2,50010,0007501,500
10.5(b)(iv)Driver or operator of rail vehicle transporting dangerous goods must ensure dangerous goods documentation is passed to the next person responsible for the transport or handling of the dangerous goods7,50037,5001,5007,500
10.6Person or organisation employing person to carry out activity related to transport of dangerous goods must ensure employee complies with Dangerous Goods rule5,00025,0001,0005,000
10.7(a)Supervisor must hold a current dangerous goods endorsement on supervisor’s driver licence1,0001,000400400
10.7(b)Supervisor must ensure driver complies with responsibilities2,50010,0005001,000
Door Retention Systems 2001 (32001/1):
4.1Responsibilities of operators500500150150
4.2Responsibilities of repairers500500370370
4.3Responsibilities of modifiers500500370370
4.4Responsibilities of certifiers500500370370
4.5Responsibilities of manufacturers and retailers500500370370
External Projections 2001 (32008/1):
4.1Responsibilities of operators500500150150
4.2Responsibilities of repairers500500370370
4.3Responsibilities of modifiers500500370370
4.4Responsibilities of certifiers500500370370
4.5Responsibilities of manufacturers and retailers500500370370
Frontal Impact 2001 (32006/1):
4.1Responsibilities of operators500500150150
4.2Responsibilities of repairers500500370370
4.3Responsibilities of modifiers500500370370
4.4Responsibilities of certifiers500500370370
4.5Responsibilities of manufacturers and retailers500500370370
4.7Responsibilities in relation to declarations2,0002,000
Glazing, Windscreen Wipe and Wash, and Mirrors 1999 (32012/1):
7.1Responsibilities of operators500500150150
7.2Responsibilities of repairers500500370370
7.3Responsibilities of modifiers500500370370
7.4Responsibilities of certifiers500500370370
7.5Responsibilities of manufacturers and retailers500500370370
Head Restraints 2001 (32010/1):
4.1Responsibilities of operators500500150150
4.2Responsibilities of repairers500500370370
4.3Responsibilities of modifiers500500370370
4.4Responsibilities of certifiers500500370370
4.5Responsibilities of manufacturers and retailers500500370370
Heavy Vehicles 2004 (31002):
8.1Responsibilities of operators500500150150
8.2Responsibilities of repairers500500370370
8.3Responsibilities of modifiers500500370370
8.4Responsibilities of inspectors and inspecting organisations500500370370
8.5Responsibilities of manufacturers and retailers500500370370
Heavy-vehicle Brakes 2006 (32015):
10.1Responsibilities of operators500500150150
10.2Responsibilities of repairers500500370370
10.3Responsibilities of modifiers500500370370
10.4Responsibilities of inspectors and inspecting organisations500500370370
10.5Responsibilities of manufacturers and retailers500500370370
Interior Impact 2001 (32002/1):
4.1Responsibilities of operators500500150150
4.2Responsibilities of repairers500500370370
4.3Responsibilities of modifiers500500370370
4.4Responsibilities of certifiers500500370370
4.5Responsibilities of manufacturers and retailers500500370370
Land Transport (Driver Licensing) Rule 1999 (91001):
16(1)Drives in breach of various specified conditions100
18(1)Drives in breach of various specified conditions100
19H(3)Drives in breach of conditions applying to stage 2 of accelerated licensing process100
19K(3)Drives in breach of conditions applying to stage 3 of accelerated licensing process100
37(2)Person must surrender driver identification card as and when required under the Driver Licensing rule500
57Drives in breach of automatic transmission condition100
105Person must not deface, alter, or tamper with the characteristics, or features of, or information displayed on, a driver licence or driver identification card500
Land Transport (Road User) Rule 2004 (61001):
2.1(1)Fail to drive as near as practicable to the left of the roadway1,000150
2.1(2)Fail to allow impeded traffic to pass1,000150
2.2(2)(a)Fail to move into slow vehicle bay1,000150
2.2(2)(b)Fail to continue in slow vehicle bay1,000150
2.3(1)(a)Use of unavailable lane1,000150
2.3(1)(b)Use of lane to right of centre line unless passing1,000150
2.3(1)(c)(i)Use of right-hand lane of 3-lane roadway1,000150
2.3(1)(c)(ii)Inappropriate use of centre lane of 3-lane roadway1,000150
2.3(1)(d)Use of lane to right of no passing lane1,000150
2.3(1)(e)Use of area to right of traffic cones or other delineators1,000150
2.3(1)(f)Unauthorised use of special vehicle lane1,000150
2.3(2)(a)Fail to drive within lane1,000150
2.3(2)(b)Unsafe manoeuvre from lane1,000150
2.3(5)Impede progress of light rail vehicle by turning across track or safety zone1,000150
2.4Inappropriate use of marked lane at intersection1,000150
2.5(1)(a)Fail to move to left before turning left1,000150
2.5(1)(b)Fail to keep to left when turning left1,000150
2.5(2)(a)Fail to move to right before turning right1,000150
2.5(2)(b)Fail to turn directly when turning right1,000150
2.6(1)Unsafe passing1,000150
2.6(3)Impeding vehicle when passing1,000150
2.7(a)Unauthorised pass on right at intersection1,000150
2.7(b)Unauthorised pass on right at flush median1,000150
2.8Unauthorised pass on left1,000150
2.9Pass to right of no-passing line1,000150
2.10Pass vehicle at school crossing point or pedestrian crossing1,000150
2.11(1)Pass vehicle stopped at level crossing1,000150
2.11(2)Unauthorised pass of vehicle at or within 60 m of level crossing1,000150
2.12(1)Enter motorway at a speed or manner that creates danger1,000150
2.12(2)Stop or park on motorway1,000150
2.12(3)Drive in emergency stopping lane1,000150
2.12(4)Reverse or U-turn on motorway1,000150
2.13Drive motor vehicle along footpath1,000150
2.14Drive on lawn etc, adjacent to or part of road1,000150
3.2(1)(b)(i)Driver facing green disc signal fails to proceed with due regard for safety1,000150
3.2(1)(b)(ii)Driver facing green disc signal fails to give way to pedestrians, riders of mobility devices, and riders of wheeled recreational devices lawfully crossing roadway1,000150
3.2(1)(b)(iii)Driver turning at green disc signal fails to give way to motor vehicles and cycles lawfully proceeding straight ahead1,000150
3.2(1)(c)Driver facing green disc signal and turning right fails to give way to traffic approaching from the opposite direction and turning left1,000150
3.2(2)Pedestrian, rider of mobility device, or rider of wheeled recreational device proceeds across roadway when special signal is red10
3.2(4)(a)Driver enters controlled area when yellow signal displayed1,000150
3.2(4)(b)Pedestrian, rider of mobility device, or rider of wheeled recreational device enters roadway when yellow signal displayed unless special signal displayed10
3.2(5)(a)Driver of vehicle enters controlled area when red signal displayed1,000150
3.2(5)(a)Cyclist enters controlled area beyond cycle limit line when red signal displayed1,000150
3.2(5)(b)Pedestrian, rider of mobility device, or rider of wheeled recreational device enters roadway when red signal displayed unless special signal displayed10
3.3(1)(a)Driver proceeds in direction indicated by green arrow without due regard for safety1,000150
3.3(1)(b)Pedestrian, rider of mobility device, or rider of wheeled recreational device enters roadway when green arrow signal displayed unless special signal displayed10
3.3(2)(a)Driver enters controlled area when yellow arrow signal displayed1,000150
3.3(2)(b)Pedestrian, rider of mobility device, or rider of wheeled recreational device enters roadway when yellow arrow signal displayed unless special signal displayed10
3.3(3)(a)Driver enters controlled area when red arrow signal displayed1,000150
3.3(3)(b)Pedestrian, rider of mobility device, or rider of wheeled recreational device enters roadway when red arrow signal displayed unless special signal displayed10
3.5(1)Pedestrian, rider of mobility device, or rider of wheeled recreational device enters roadway when red human figure displayed10
3.6(2)Driver of light rail vehicle enters controlled area when yellow T signal displayed1,000150
3.6(2)Driver of bus or rider of cycle, moped, or motorcycle enters controlled area when yellow B signal displayed1,000150
3.6(4)Driver of light rail vehicle enters controlled area when red T signal displayed1,000150
3.6(4)Driver of bus or rider of cycle, moped, or motorcycle enters controlled area when red B signal displayed1,000150
3.7(2)Cyclist fails to stop outside controlled area when yellow cycle signal displayed1,000150
3.7(3)Cyclist enters controlled area when red cycle signal displayed1,000150
3.8(2)Fail to comply with hand-held stop sign1,000150
3.9Fail to comply with school patrol sign1,000150
3.10(2)Driver fails to signal intention to stop or reduce speed1,000150
3.10(3)Driver fails to signal intention to move to right1,000150
3.10(4)Driver fails to signal intention to move to left1,000150
3.10(5)(a)Driver intending to leave roundabout at first exit fails to indicate left before entering1,000150
3.10(5)(b)Driver intending to leave roundabout more than half way round fails to indicate right before entering1,000150
3.10(6)Driver fails to indicate left immediately before intended exit from roundabout1,000150
3.11Driver fails to make way for emergency vehicle etc1,000150
3.12Driver fails to make way for medical practitioner, pilot vehicle etc1,000150
4.1(1)(a)Driver fails to stop at stop sign1,000150
4.1(1)(b)Driver fails to give way at stop sign1,000150
4.1(2)Driver fails to give way at give-way sign1,000150
4.1(3)Driver fails to give way at give-way sign controlling a one-way section of road1,000100
4.2(2)Driver of vehicle changing lanes or turning fails to give way to vehicle not changing lanes or turning1,000150
4.2(2A)Driver of right-turning vehicle fails to give way to an approaching left-turning vehicle1,000150
4.2(3)Driver at intersection fails to give way to vehicle approaching or crossing from right1,000150
4.2(4)Driver on terminating road approaching or crossing T-intersection fails to give way to vehicle on continuing road1,000150
4.4(1)Driver fails to give way to road user on footpath, cycle path, or shared path when entering/exiting driveway1,000150
4.4(2)Driver fails to give way to vehicle on roadway when exiting driveway1,000150
4.5(1)Increase speed when approaching intersection1,000150
4.5(2)Enter intersection when passage blocked1,000150
4.6(1)Driver entering roundabout fails to give way1,000150
4.6(2)Driver intending to leave roundabout less than half-way round fails to enter from left-hand or designated lane1,000150
4.6(3)Driver intending to leave roundabout half-way round fails to enter from designated lane/use lane reserved for another movement1,000150
4.6(4)Driver intending to leave roundabout more than half-way round fails to enter from right-hand or designated lane1,000150
4.7Impede light rail vehicle1,000150
5.1(1)Driver exceeds, applicable permanent, etc, speed limit1,000as per scale set out in Schedule 1B
5.3Drive at speed below minimum speed limit in a minimum-speed lane1,000150
5.4(1)Driver exceeds 90 km/h when towing, using a rigid towing connection, vehicle other than a motorcycle or all terrain vehicle1,000as per scale set out in Schedule 1B
5.4(2)Driver exceeds 50 km/h when towing, using a non-rigid towing connection, vehicle other than a motorcycle or all terrain vehicle1,000as per scale set out in Schedule 1B
5.4(3)Driver exceeds 30 km/h when towing mechanically disabled motorcycle or all terrain vehicle1,000as per scale set out in Schedule 1B
5.4(4)Driver of vehicle other than cycle, moped, motorcycle, or all terrain vehicle exceeds 90 km/h when towing trailer1,000as per scale set out in Schedule 1B
5.4(5)Driver of cycle, moped, motorcycle, or all terrain vehicle exceeds 40 km/h when towing trailer1,000as per scale set out in Schedule 1B
5.5(1)Driver of heavy motor vehicle exceeds 90 km/h1,000as per scale set out in Schedule 1B
5.5(2)Driver of heavy motor vehicle without springs exceeds 45 km/h1,000as per scale set out in Schedule 1B
5.6(1A)(a)Driver of motor vehicle meeting, etc, stationary school bus fails to drive with due care1,000150
5.6(1A)(b)Driver of motor vehicle overtaking school bus exceeds 20 km/h1,000as per scale set out in Schedule 1B
5.6(2)Driver of school bus exceeding 2 000 kg exceeds 80 km/h1,000as per scale set out in Schedule 1B
5.7(2)Exceed 10 km/h driving light rail vehicle in shared zone1,000as per scale set out in Schedule 1B
5.7(3)Driver of light rail vehicle exceeds maximum speed specified in safety system1,000as per scale set out in Schedule 1B
5.8Exceed 20 km/h when passing signed accident, etc1,000as per scale set out in Schedule 1B
5.9(1)Exceed speed for stopping distance in lane1,000150
5.9(2)Exceed speed for stopping distance on road not marked in lanes1,000150
5.9(3)Drive too close to vehicle in front1,000150
5.9(4)Drive at less than minimum stopping distance for speed1,000150
6.1Park, etc, vehicle without due care1,0001,0006060
6.2Park, etc, vehicle on roadway when practicable to park on road margin1,0001,0004040
6.3(1)Park, etc, vehicle on bend, etc1,0001,0004040
6.3(2)Unauthorised parking, etc, on or within 6 m of intersection1,0001,0006060
6.4(1)Park contrary to traffic sign, etc1,000as per scale set out in Schedule 1Bas per scale set out in Schedule 1B
6.4(1A)Park, etc, in parking area reserved for disabled persons1,0001,000150150
6.4(4)Park, etc, on broken yellow lines1,0001,0006060
6.5(1)Park, etc, vehicle on pedestrian crossing1,0001,0006060
6.5(2)(a)Park, etc, vehicle within 6 m of driver’s approach to pedestrian crossing1,0001,0006060
6.5(2)(b)Park, etc, vehicle in signed/marked area on driver’s approach to pedestrian crossing1,0001,0006060
6.6Park, etc, vehicle in special vehicle lane1,0001,0006060
6.7Park, etc, vehicle on traffic island or flush median1,0001,0004040
6.8(1)Park, etc, vehicle within 6 m of bus stop sign1,0001,0004040
6.9(1)Vehicle obstructs entrance or exit of driveway1,0001,0004040
6.10Park, etc, vehicle near fire hydrant1,0001,0004040
6.11Park, etc, vehicle alongside another stopped motor vehicle1,0001,0006060
6.12Fail to park, etc, vehicle parallel to road1,0001,0004040
6.13Fail to park, etc, vehicle at angle when required1,0001,0004040
6.14Park, etc, vehicle on footpath/cycle path1,0001,0004040
6.15Park, etc, vehicle of unauthorised class on reserved area1,0001,0006060
6.16Park, etc, on loading zone1,0001,0004040
6.17(a)Stop, etc, on level crossing1,0001,000150150
6.17(b)Stop, etc, near level crossing so as to obscure view1,0001,000150150
6.18(1)Park goods vehicle at angle during hours of darkness1,0001,0006060
6.19Park trailer on roadway for more than 7 days1,0001,0006060
7.1(1)Riding dangerously1,000150
7.1(2)Driver permits riding dangerously1,000150
7.1(3)Alight from/board a moving motor vehicle or light rail vehicle1,000150
7.1(4)Operate motorcycle carrying more than 2 persons1,000600
7.2(1)Cause hazard with motor vehicle doors1,000150
7.2(2)Driver of school bus, etc, fails to ensure doors shut when vehicle in motion1,000150
7.3(1)Operate unsafe vehicle1,000600
7.3(2)Operate vehicle with unsafe load1,000600
7.3(3)Operate vehicle with insecure load1,000600
7.3(4)Operate vehicle with load dragging on roadway1,000600
7.3(5)Tow caravan with occupant1,000150
7.3ADriver uses mobile phone while driving a vehicle1,00080
7.4(1)Operate vehicle that creates excessive noise1,00050
7.4(2)Create excessive noise within or on vehicle1,00050
7.4(5)(a)Unreasonable use of warning device1,000150
7.4(5)(b)Make unreasonably loud noise from warning device1,000150
7.4(6)Operate siren on emergency vehicle not readily identifiable as such1,000150
7.5Operate smoky vehicle1,000150
7.6Driver fails to ensure passenger under 7 uses child restraint1,000150
7.7Driver fails to ensure passenger aged 7 uses child restraint or seat belt1,000150
7.8Driver fails to ensure passenger aged 8–14 wears seat belt1,000150
7.9Driver permits unrestrained passenger under 15 in front seat1,000150
7.10Fail to wear seat belt and keep it fastened1,000150
7.12(1)Drive or ride all terrain vehicle, motorcycle, or moped without securely fastened approved helmet1,00050
7.12(7)Drive or ride all terrain vehicle, motorcycle, or moped with damaged, etc, safety helmet1,00050
7.15Fail to produce safety helmet for inspection1,000150
7.16(2)Fail to remove dangerous substance from road1,000280
7.16(3)Fail to report dangerous substance on road1,000280
7.17(2)Driver in convoy fails to leave space for passing vehicles1,000150
7.18(1)Driver of light vehicle tows more than 1 trailer1,000150
7.18(4)Tow a vehicle other than trailer during hours of darkness without lights1,000150
7.18(5)Tow trailer without adequate coupling1,000150
7.18(6)Tow motorcycle or all terrain vehicle that is not mechanically disabled1,000150
7.19Drive vehicle fitted with unretracted and unlocked outrigger1,000150
7.20Drive dual steering vehicle from left-hand position unless carrying out task for which vehicle constructed or evaluating vehicle1,000150
7.21(1)Operate motor vehicle carrying loaded firearm1,000150
7.22Fail to exercise due care towards ridden and driven animals1,00055
7.23(2)Driver drives small passenger service vehicle without displaying approved sign about child safety locks2,00010,0004002,000
7.23(3)Driver drives small passenger service vehicle with child safety lock operated without request2,00010,0004002,000
8.1(1)Operate motorcycle without adequate footrests1,000150
8.1(2)Driver fails to ensure footrests used1,000150
8.2Operate motor vehicle on road without ready means of entrance and exit1,000150
8.3(1)Use lighting equipment that dazzles, etc1,000150
8.3(2)(a)Fail to dip headlamps for other driver1,000150
8.3(2)(b)Fail to dip headlamps at controlled intersection, etc1,000150
8.3(2)(c)Fail to dip headlamps when vehicle parked1,000150
8.3(3)Fail to use headlamps during hours of darkness1,000150
8.3(4)Fail to use position lamps during hours of darkness1,000150
8.3(5)Driver of a moped or motorcycle manufactured on or after 1 January 1980 fails to use headlamps or daytime running lamps at times other than hours of darkness1,000100
8.4(1)Inappropriate use of fog lamp1,000150
8.4(2)(a)Use work lamp on vehicle when not stationary or moving slowly1,000150
8.4(2)(b)Use work lamp on vehicle other than to illuminate a scene1,000150
8.4(3)Unauthorised use of flashing lights on school bus sign500150
8.5(1)Unauthorised use of beacon1,000150
8.5(1B)Drive agricultural motor vehicle without using 1 or more amber beacons1,000150
8.5(1C)Drive agricultural trailer without using 1 or more amber beacons on trailer or implement1,000150
8.5(2)Unauthorised use of alternate flashing headlamps1,000150
8.6Unauthorised use of hazard lamps1,000150
8.7(1)Park, etc, unlit vehicle during hours of darkness1,000150
8.7(2)Park, etc, goods vehicle during hours of darkness without rearward facing position lamp1,000150
8.7(3)Fail to use position lamp(s) or dipped-beam headlamp(s) when stopped temporarily1,000150
8.8Fail to keep forward windscreen clear1,000150
8.9(1)Fail to keep motor vehicle in appropriate condition500500150150
8.9(3)Fail to comply with load height/weight limits and conditions on certificate of loading:
 breach of height limit1,0001,000150150
 breach of weight specificationsas per scale set out in Schedule 1Aas per scale set out in Schedule 1Aas per scale set out in Schedule 1Bas per scale set out in Schedule 1B
8.10(1)(a)Fail to operate within load height/gross mass limits specified on certificate of loading:
 breach of height limit1,0001,000600600
 breach of gross mass limitas per scale set out in Schedule 1Aas per scale set out in Schedule 1Aas per scale set out in Schedule 1Bas per scale set out in Schedule 1B
8.10(1)(b)Fail to operate within static roll threshold compliance certificate limits:
 breach of height limit1,0001,000600600
 breach of gross mass limitas per scale set out in Schedule 1Aas per scale set out in Schedule 1Aas per scale set out in Schedule 1Bas per scale set out in Schedule 1B
8.10(2)(a)Fail to carry static roll threshold compliance certificate1,000150
8.10(2)(b)Fail to produce static roll threshold compliance certificate1,000150
9.1(2)Driver fails to give way to rail vehicle on level crossing20,000150
9.1(3)Walk across level crossing when risk of collision with rail vehicle20,000150
9.1(4)Drive, etc, vehicle, or animal across level crossing when risk of collision with rail vehicle20,000150
9.2(1)(a)Fail to comply with stop sign at level crossing1,000150
9.2(1)(b)Fail to remain stationary at stop sign until level crossing clear1,000150
9.2(2)Driver fails to give way to rail vehicle at level crossing controlled by give-way sign1,000150
9.2(3)Driver enters controlled area of level crossing when red signal displayed1,000150
9.2(4)Driver enters controlled area of level crossing when barrier arm lowered1,000150
9.3Driver enters level crossing when passage or exit blocked1,000150
9.4Driver fails to comply with passenger service vehicle requirements at level crossing1,000150
10.1(1)Driver fails to give way at pedestrian crossing1,000150
10.1(2)Driver enters pedestrian crossing when passage blocked1,000150
10.2(1)Driver of vehicle fails to give way to pedestrian on shared zone1,000150
10.2(2)Pedestrian in shared zone unduly impedes passage of vehicle in shared zone35
11.1(1)Pedestrian fails to remain on footpath35
11.1(2)Drive mobility device on roadway when practicable to drive on footpath35
11.1(3)Pedestrian driver of mobility device using roadway fails to keep to edge of roadway35
11.1(4)Operate mobility device or wheeled recreational device without care/inconsiderately/at hazardous speed on footpath1,000100
11.1(5)Driver of wheeled recreational device on footpath fails to give way to pedestrians, drivers of mobility devices1,00050
11.1(6)Pedestrian unduly impedes mobility device or wheeled recreational device on footpath or a moped or motorcycle permitted to use the footpath35
11.1A(2)Person uses a shared path without care or consideration or in a hazardous manner35
11.1A(3)Rider of cycle, mobility device, or wheeled recreational device operates cycle or device on a shared path at a hazardous speed1,000100
11.1A(4)Failure to give priority on a shared path35
11.2(a)Fail to remain in safety zone when waiting to board light rail vehicle35
11.2(b)Fail to remain on footpath until light rail vehicle stopped35
11.3Pedestrian/rider of mobility device fails to use pedestrian crossing, etc, within 20 m35
11.4(1)Pedestrian/rider of mobility device/wheeled recreational device fails to cross road at right angle to roadway35
11.5Pedestrian/rider of mobility device/wheeled recreational device on pedestrian crossing fails to give vehicle time to give way35
11.6Pedestrian/rider of mobility device/wheeled recreational device loiters on pedestrian crossing, etc35
11.7Carry passenger on cycle or moped if not on pillion or infant seat1,00055
11.8(1)Ride bicycle without securely fastened approved helmet1,00055
11.8(4)Cyclist fails to ensure person carried on trailer being towed wearing securely fastened approved helmet1,00055
11.8(6)Fail to produce helmet or exemption for inspection1,00055
11.9(1)Ride cycle/moped when towing vehicle other than trailer1,00055
11.9(2)Rider permits cycle/mobility device/wheeled recreational device to be towed1,00055
11.10Ride cycle or moped abreast1,00055
11.11(1)Ride cycle/moped on footpath, lawn, etc1,00055
11.12(1)Ride cycle during hours of darkness without headlamp, reflector and rearward-facing position lamp1,00055
11.12(2)Ride cycle during hours of darkness without pedal reflectors or wearing reflecting material1,00055
11.13Ride moped during hours of darkness without headlamp, reflector and rearward-facing position lamp1,00055
11.14(1)Fail to keep ridden animal on road margin1,00055
11.14(2)Fail to keep ridden animal on left of roadway1,00055
11.14(3)Ride animal on right of more than 1 other ridden animal or of vehicle1,00055
11.14(4)Ride animal on footpath etc1,00055
11.14(5)Person moving untethered animals fails to exercise due care or minimise disruption to traffic1,00055
11.15(a)Rider on roadway fails to keep led animal on left1,00055
11.15(b)Rider on road margin fails to keep between led animal and roadway1,00055
11.15(c)Rider leading animal fails to exercise due care to other road users1,000150
11.16(1)(a)Operator of animal-drawn vehicle during hours of darkness fails to display white light visible for at least 100 m on right-hand side of front of vehicle1,00055
11.16(1)(b)Operator of animal-drawn vehicle during hours of darkness fails to display red light visible for at least 100 m to rear of vehicle1,00055
11.16(3)Operate animal-drawn vehicle during hours of darkness with lamp displaying other than red to rear or displaying or reflecting red light to front1,00055
11.17Driver of light rail vehicle fails to take due care to enable other driver to move safely from light rail vehicle’s path1,000150
Light-vehicle Brakes 2002 (32014):
4.1Responsibilities of operators500500150150
4.2Responsibilities of repairers500500370370
4.3Responsibilities of modifiers500500370370
4.4Responsibilities of vehicle inspectors and inspecting organisations500500370370
4.5Responsibilities of manufacturers and retailers500500370370
Operator Licensing 2007 (81001):
2.3Holder of transport service licence must notify the Agency of specified changes, and within specified time1,0005,0002001,000
2.5(3)Licensee must return recovered original licence or other document for which a duplicate has been issued1,0005,0002001,000
2.6(1)Licensee must return amended, revoked, or surrendered licence and any associated transport service licence card within 7 days of a request by the Agency2,00010,0004002,000
2.6(2)Failure to surrender a transport service licence card on demand to an enforcement officer2,00010,0004002,000
2.8Use special interest vehicle in a transport service2,00010,0004002,000
3.2(1)Person must not drive a small passenger service vehicle, except for an ambulance operated by an ambulance service, unless holding and displaying a current driver identification card2,00010,0004002,000
3.2(7)Holder of a passenger service licence operating a small passenger service vehicle, and every driver of the vehicle, must ensure driver’s identification card is compliant and is displayed in the vehicle1,0005,0002001,000
3.3(3)Driver of small passenger service vehicle must state correct scale or basis of fare2,00010,0004002,000
3.3(4)Driver of small passenger service vehicle must, at end of hire, demand no more than exact fare and other charges, less any prepayment2,00010,0004002,000
3.3(5)Driver of small passenger service vehicle must, on request by a hirer, issue an itemised receipt that indicates specified particulars2,00010,0004002,000
3.3(6)Driver of small passenger service vehicle must on request carry certain luggage and take care of luggage carried1,0005,0002001,000
3.3(8)Driver of small passenger service vehicle must check vehicle for left property immediately after each hire1,0005,0002001,000
3.3(9)Driver of small passenger service vehicle must notify office immediately of any left property and deliver it to Police within 24 hours2,00010,0004002,000
3.3(10)Driver of small passenger service vehicle must not place or carry in vehicle any offensive substance1,0005,0002001,000
3.3(11)Driver of small passenger service vehicle not immediately for hire must not park so as to impede a vehicle that is available for hire1,0005,0002001,000
3.3(12)Driver of small passenger service vehicle must not stop on a road longer than necessary to load or unload passengers or luggage or for other lawful purpose1,0005,0002001,000
3.3(15)Driver of small passenger service vehicle must be clean and behave in orderly and civil manner2,00010,0004002,000
3.3(16)Driver of small passenger service vehicle at designated stand must remain in attendance of vehicle1,0005,0002001,000
3.3(17)Driver of small passenger service vehicle must not carry more than prescribed number of passengers2,00010,0004002,000
3.4Holder of a passenger service licence must not allow vehicle to be used with prohibited advertising1,0005,0002001,000
3.5(1)Holder of a passenger service licence operating a small passenger service vehicle must ensure complaints register is maintained4,00020,0007503,750
3.5(2)Complaints register must be maintained in respect of specified information2,00010,0004002,000
3.5(4)Entries in complaints register must be retained in register for 2 years2,00010,0004002,000
3.5(5)Complaints register must be available for inspection by enforcement officer2,00010,0004002,000
3.5(6)Complaints register must record specified information2,00010,0004002,000
3.5(7)Original written complaints must be retained as part of complaints register2,00010,0004002,000
4.1(2)Holder of a passenger service licence operating a taxi service without being a member of an approved taxi organisation2,00010,0004002,000
4.2(1)Holder of passenger service licence operating a taxi must ensure specified information is displayed on inside and outside of vehicle2,00010,0004002,000
4.2(2)Holder of passenger service licence operating a taxi service must ensure that every taxi used under the licence displays transport service licence card in prescribed manner on taxi2,00010,0004002,000
4.2(5)Name of approved taxi organisation and unique fleet number must be positioned in prescribed position inside vehicle2,00010,0004002,000
4.2(6)Specified information must be positioned in prescribed position on outside of vehicle2,00010,0004002,000
4.2(8)Holder of a passenger service licence operating a taxi service and driver must ensure that prescribed information is provided in Braille2,00010,0004002,000
4.3(1) & (2)Holder of passenger service licence must ensure every taxi used under the licence has approved roof sign2,00010,0004002,000
4.3(3)Driver of taxi available for hire at night must ensure roof sign is illuminated2,00010,0004002,000
4.4(1)(a)Taxi driver cruising for hire must drive at a speed that does not impede traffic1,0005,0002001,000
4.4(1)(b)Taxi driver cruising for hire must display a for hire sign1,0005,0002001,000
4.4(2)Taxi driver, while available for hire, must, with certain exceptions, accept any offered hire and passenger up to the prescribed maximum1,0005,0002001,000
4.4(3)Taxi driver may allow only the hirer and persons permitted by the hirer to ride in the vehicle1,0005,0002001,000
4.4(4)Taxi driver must not pick up or set down a passenger if traffic hazard created or traffic flow impeded2,00010,0004002,000
4.4(5)Taxi driver must not accept a hire within 20 metres of a designated stand except in specified circumstances1,0005,0002001,000
4.4(6)Taxi driver must inform hirer when a change of tariff setting is made on a multiple tariff meter1,0005,0002001,000
4.5(1)Taxi not available for hire must not take up position at a designated stand1,0005,0002001,000
4.5(2)Taxi driver must take up first vacant position at a designated stand1,0005,0002001,000
4.5(3)Taxi must immediately move to position on stand vacated by vehicle in front1,0005,0002001,000
4.5(4)Taxi driver must accept first hire offered unless lawful reason to refuse2,00010,0004002,000
4.6(2)Taxi driver wishing to undertake multiple hire must first request existing hirer to share1,0005,0002001,000
4.6(3)Taxi driver must not include prospective hirer or other person if existing hirer objects2,00010,0004002,000
4.6(5)Taxi driver undertaking a multiple hire must not charge each hirer more than the metered fare otherwise payable4,00020,0007503,750
4.7(1) & (2)Holder of a passenger service licence operating a taxi must ensure compliant schedule of fares, charges, and multiple hire discounts is displayed on outside of taxi2,00010,0004002,000
4.7(3)Fare schedule must be clearly displayed on outside front passenger door2,00010,0004002,000
4.7(4)Person must not drive taxi if fare schedule not displayed2,00010,0004002,000
4.8(1)Holder of a passenger service licence operating a taxi must display a schedule of fares, charges, and multiple hire discounts containing specified information in prescribed manner1,0005,0002001,000
4.8(4)Person must not drive taxi hired or available for hire if schedule not displayed2,00010,0004002,000
4.9(2)Person must not display fares, charges, or multiple hire discounts not registered with the Agency2,00010,0004002,000
4.10(1)Taxi driver must not charge a fare that exceeds fare stated in registered fare schedule4,00020,0007503,750
4.11(1)A meter must not be used until tested, sealed and certificated by the Agency or authorised person4,00020,0007503,750
4.11(3)Taxi driver must carry taxi meter certificate in vehicle and produce it on demand2,00010,0004002,000
4.11(4)Taxi driver or operator of taxi service must not operate taxi, or allow taxi to be operated, unless taxi fitted with compliant meter in good working order2,00010,0004002,000
4.11(5)Taxi driver must operate meter in prescribed manner2,00010,0004002,000
4.11(6)Taxi driver must not use meter with intent to deceive, or operate vehicle if meter has been tampered with10,00050,000
4.11(7)(a)Holder of a passenger service licence operating a taxi service must maintain meter in good working order and have it regularly tested, sealed, and certificated4,00020,0007503,750
4.11(7)(b)Holder of a passenger service licence operating a taxi service must ensure driver ceases to ply for hire if meter is out of order or its seal is broken, and ensure meter is repaired, tested, sealed, and certificated4,00020,0007503,750
4.11(7)(c)Holder of a passenger service licence operating a taxi service must ensure meter is retested, sealed and certificated in prescribed circumstances before carrying passengers for hire4,00020,0007503,750
4.11(8)Holder of a passenger service licence operating a taxi service must ensure vehicle is not available for hire if meter found to be not registering or registering incorrectly, until meter repaired, sealed, and certificated4,00020,0007503,750
4.12Taxi driver must use most advantageous route to hirer’s destination, unless hirer requests otherwise2,00010,0004002,000
4.13(2)Person must not cause or permit taxi driver to accept a hire in specified area unless driver holds area knowledge certificate for that area2,00010,0004002,000
4.13(6)Taxi driver in Auckland or Wellington must hold all applicable area knowledge certificates2,00010,0004002,000
4.13(9)Taxi driver must not accept a hire in specified area unless driver holds area knowledge certificate for that area2,00010,0004002,000
4.13(15)Taxi driver must take an English language test or complete a course if required to do so by the Agency2,00010,0004002,000
4.13(17)Area knowledge certificate must not be issued unless applicant has passed approved test4,00020,0007503,750
4A.1(2)Person must not cause or permit taxi driver to accept hire in specified area unless taxi is fitted with an in-vehicle security camera system that complies with prescribed requirements2,00010,0004002,000
4A.1(3)Taxi driver must not accept hire in specified area unless taxi is fitted with an in-vehicle security camera system that complies with prescribed requirements2,000400
4A.3(2)Person must not access material in an in-vehicle security camera system unless they are a person described in 4A.3(3), (4), or (5)10,00010,0002,0002,000
5.1(3)A shuttle must not be fitted with a roof sign2,00010,0004002,000
5.1(4)A shuttle must not use taxi meter to determine fares2,00010,0004002,000
5.1(5)A shuttle must not cruise for hire2,00010,0004002,000
5.1(6)A shuttle must be available for shared use of unassociated passengers2,00010,0004002,000
5.2(1)Holder of passenger service licence operating a shuttle service must ensure specified information is displayed on inside and outside of vehicle2,00010,0004002,000
5.2(2)Holder of passenger service licence operating a shuttle service must ensure transport service licence card is displayed in prescribed manner on shuttle2,00010,0004002,000
5.2(4)Specified information must be displayed inside vehicle in prescribed position2,00010,0004002,000
5.2(5)Specified information must be positioned in prescribed positions on outside of vehicle2,00010,0004002,000
5.3Shuttle driver, while available for hire, must accept any hire for shared use and the hirer as a passenger2,00010,0004002,000
5.4(1)Shuttle service must be operated to or from a registered starting or end point2,00010,0004002,000
5.4(3)Holder of passenger service licence operating a shuttle service must register service and general area of operation with the Agency before commencing service2,00010,0004002,000
5.4(5)Shuttle driver must carry copy of Agency’s registration of acknowledgement, and produce it on demand2,00010,0004002,000
5.4(6)Shuttle passenger must be uplifted or set down at registered transit point2,00010,0004002,000
5.5(1)Shuttle driver must only charge fare registered with the Agency or agreed with passenger2,00010,0004002,000
5.5(2)Holder of passenger service licence operating a shuttle service must ensure detailed fare schedule is carried in shuttle2,00010,0004002,000
5.5(4)Shuttle driver must produce detailed fare schedule to passenger upon request2,00010,0004002,000
5.5(7)Person must not drive shuttle available for hire unless notice containing specified information is displayed inside or outside shuttle and driver carries detailed fare schedule2,00010,0004002,000
5.6(1)Shuttle driver available for hire must take up position at a designated shuttle stand or area designated for small passenger service vehicles (except areas designated for taxis only)1,0005,0002001,000
5.6(2)Shuttle driver must take up first vacant position at a stand1,0005,0002001,000
5.6(3)Shuttle driver must immediately move to position on stand vacated by vehicle in front1,0005,0002001,000
5.7(1)Shuttle service must not be commenced until fare schedule registered with and acknowledged by the Agency2,00010,0004002,000
5.7(3)Shuttle driver must not charge a fare that exceeds fare stated in registered fare schedule4,00020,0007503,750
6.1(2)Private hire vehicle must not cruise for hire2,00010,0004002,000
6.1(3)Private hire vehicle must not be fitted with a roof sign2,00010,0004002,000
6.1(4)Private hire vehicle must be booked in advance2,00010,0004002,000
6.1(5)Driver of private hire vehicle must not use taxi meter to determine fares2,00010,0004002,000
6.1(6)Driver of private hire vehicle must charge only a set fare or an hourly rate agreed with passenger when booking2,00010,0004002,000
6.1(7)Private hire service operator must register details of nature of service and area of operation with Agency before commencing service2,00010,0004002,000
6.2Driver of private hire vehicle must carry specified information and a copy of the Agency’s acknowledgement of registration in vehicle and produce them on demand2,00010,0004002,000
6.3(1)Driver of private hire vehicle must not take up position at a stand designated for small passenger service vehicles (not being for taxis or shuttles only) unless waiting for pre-booked passenger1,0005,0002001,000
7.1(2)Operator of passenger service using small passenger service vehicle not operated in taxi, shuttle or private hire service must register service with, and seek approval of, the Agency2,00010,0004002,000
7.1(4)Driver of small passenger service vehicle not operated in taxi, shuttle or private hire service must carry a copy of Agency’s approval and produce it on demand2,00010,0004002,000
7.3Driver of small passenger service vehicle not operated in taxi, shuttle, or private hire service must be clean and behave in orderly and civil manner while operating vehicle2,00010,0004002,000
8.3(2)At least one person in control of approved taxi organisation must hold certificate of knowledge of law and practice10,00020,0002,0003,750
8.4(1)Approved taxi organisation must submit proposed amendment to approved operating rules to Agency for approval10,00010,0002,0002,000
8.4(3)Approved taxi organisation must ensure members and drivers comply with approved operating rules10,00010,0002,0002,000
8.5(1)(a)Approved taxi organisation must ensure each member operating a taxi service holds a passenger service licence10,00010,0002,0002,000
8.5(1)(b)Approved taxi organisation must ensure members’ services are available to public for specified period or in specified manner10,00010,0002,0002,000
8.5(1)(c)Approved taxi organisation must ensure that, as soon as signage approved, telephone numbers are advertised in White Pages10,00010,0002,0002,000
8.5(1)(d)Approved taxi organisation must assign unique fleet numbers to members’ vehicles10,00010,0002,0002,000
8.5(1)(e)Approved taxi organisation must maintain a member and driver register containing prescribed information10,00010,0002,0002,000
8.5(1)(f)Approved taxi organisation must maintain a complaints register and comply with specified requirements10,00010,0002,0002,000
8.5(1)(g)Approved taxi organisation must ensure members and drivers hold appropriate area knowledge certificates10,00010,0002,0002,000
8.5(1)(h)Approved taxi organisation must ensure members and drivers maintain adequate knowledge of current operating area, and have appropriate ability to speak English10,00010,0002,0002,000
8.5(1)(i)Approved taxi organisation must ensure each driver holds a current driver licence, P endorsement, and driver identification card10,00010,0002,0002,000
8.5(1)(j)Approved taxi organisation must notify the Agency of change in person in control within 14 days10,00010,0002,0002,000
8.5(1)(k)Approved taxi organisation must notify the Agency of change in business address or telephone number within 14 days10,00010,0002,0002,000
8.5(1)(l)Approved taxi organisation must report promptly to the Agency details of driver whose employment is terminated for improper behaviour10,00010,0002,0002,000
8.5(1)(m)Approved taxi organisation must report promptly to the Agency serious complaints and follow-up action10,00010,0002,0002,000
8.5(1)(n)Approved taxi organisation must provide to the Agency all information relevant to serious complaints10,00010,0002,0002,000
8.5(1)(o)Approved taxi organisation must record log-on and log-off times of drivers and retain records for specified period10,00010,0002,0002,000
8.5(1)(p)Approved taxi organisation must make member and driver register available for inspection on demand10,00010,0002,0002,000
8.5(1)(q)Approved taxi organisation must ensure members display only signage currently approved by the Agency, and display the fare schedule and telephone number for that signage10,00010,0002,0002,000
8.5(1)(r)Approved taxi organisation must ensure members discontinue use of replaced signage10,00010,0002,0002,000
8.5(1)(s)Approved taxi organisation must ensure changes to approved signage, or additional signage, are approved by the Agency10,00010,0002,0002,000
8.5(1)(t)Approved taxi organisation must ensure that if taxi driver accepts hire in specified area, telecommunications system complies with prescribed requirements10,00010,0002,0002,000
8.5(1)(u)(i)Approved taxi organisation must ensure taxi is fitted with two-way telecommunications that complies with prescribed requirements10,00010,0002,0002,000
8.5(1)(u)(ii)Approved taxi organisation must ensure taxi is fitted with in-vehicle security camera system that is fit for purpose2,00010,0004002,000
8.5(1)(y)Approved taxi organisation must ensure driver is provided with emergency alert and response facility that complies with prescribed requirements10,00010,0002,0002,000
8.6(1)Approved taxi organisation must register fare, charge, and multiple hire discount schedules with the Agency10,00010,0002,0002,000
8.7(1)Approved taxi organisation must notify the Agency of changes to its operating areas10,00010,0002,0002,000
9.1(1)Holder of rental service licence must keep register of vehicles and hirers containing prescribed information2,00010,0004002,000
9.1(2)Holder of rental service licence must produce register for inspection2,00010,0004002,000
9.2(1)Holder of rental service licence and hirer of vehicle must enter into written rental agreement2,00010,0004002,000
9.2(2)Rental agreement must include prescribed terms2,00010,0004002,000
9.2(3)Holder of rental service licence must ensure hirer receives copy of rental agreement2,00010,0004002,000
9.2(4)Holder of rental service licence must explain provisions of rental agreement if requested by hirer1,0005,0002001,000
9.2(5)Holder of rental service licence must ensure hirer or driver holds current valid licence appropriate for vehicle2,00010,0004002,000
9.3(2)Hirer of vehicle must ensure copy of rental agreement is kept in vehicle and produced on demand for inspection1,0005,0002001,000
9.4(1)Holder of rental service licence must offer vehicle insurance before agreeing to hire1,0005,0002001,000
9.5(3)Holder of rental service licence must not charge infringement fee to hirer’s credit card unless rental agreement contains specified notices2,00010,0004002,000
9.5(5) & 9.5(6)Holder of rental service licence must provide specified documents and information to hirer before debiting hirer’s credit card for infringement fee2,00010,0004002,000
9.5(8)Holder of rental service licence must keep copies of documents for specified period2,00010,0004002,000
9.5(9)Holder of rental service licence must remit infringement fee to enforcement authority as soon as practicable2,00010,0004002,000
10.1(1)Holder of vehicle recovery service licence must ensure prescribed information is clearly displayed in approved form on and in vehicle2,00010,0004002,000
10.1(2)Holder of vehicle recovery service licence must ensure transport service licence card is displayed in prescribed manner on vehicle2,00010,0004002,000
10.1(4)Specified information must be positioned in prescribed position on outside of vehicle2,00010,0004002,000
10.3(1)Driver of vehicle recovery service vehicle must wear a readily visible driver identification card2,00010,0004002,000
10.4Driver of vehicle recovery service vehicle must behave in orderly and civil manner2,00010,0004002,000
10.5(1)Driver of vehicle recovery service vehicle must ensure passengers do not behave threateningly or improperly4,00020,0007503,750
10.6(1)Driver of vehicle recovery service vehicle must comply with directions of specified officers2,00010,0004002,000
10.6(2)Driver of vehicle recovery service vehicle must ensure removal of passengers if directed by specified officers2,00010,0004002,000
10.7