Land Transport (Road User) Rule 2004

11.1A Use of shared path

(1)

This clause applies to a path that—

(a)

may be a cycle path, a footpath, or some other kind of path; and

(b)

may be used by some or all of the following persons at the same time:

(i)

pedestrians:

(ii)

cyclists:

(iii)

riders of mobility devices:

(iv)

riders of wheeled recreational devices.

(2)

A person using the path—

(a)

must use it in a careful and considerate manner; and

(b)

must not use it in a manner that constitutes a hazard to other persons using it.

(3)

A rider of a cycle, mobility device, or wheeled recreational device on the path must not operate the cycle or device at a speed that constitutes a hazard to other persons using the path.

(4)

If a sign or marking on the path gives priority to pedestrians or cyclists, the following rules apply on the path:

(a)

pedestrians, riders of mobility devices, and riders of wheeled recreational devices must give priority to cyclists if the sign or marking gives priority to cyclists:

(b)

cyclists must give priority to pedestrians, riders of mobility devices, and riders of wheeled recreational devices if the sign or marking gives priority to pedestrians:

(c)

no user may unduly impede the passage of any other user, whatever priority the sign or marking gives.

Clause 11.1A: inserted, on 1 November 2009, by clause 37 of the Land Transport (Road User) Amendment Rule 2009 (SR 2009/253).