Land Transport (Road User) Rule 2004

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Part 11 Requirements for particular road users

Pedestrians and riders of mobility devices or wheeled recreational devices

Heading: substituted, on 1 November 2009, by clause 35 of the Land Transport (Road User) Amendment Rule 2009 (SR 2009/253).

11.1 Use of footpath and roadway

(1)

A pedestrian must, at all times when practicable, remain on the footpath if one is provided.

(2)

A driver must not drive a mobility device on any portion of a roadway if it is practicable to drive on a footpath.

(3)

A pedestrian or driver of a mobility device or a wheeled recreational device using the roadway must remain as near as practicable to the edge of the roadway.

(4)

A driver of a mobility device or wheeled recreational device on a footpath—

(a)

must operate the device in a careful and considerate manner; and

(b)

must not operate the device at a speed that constitutes a hazard to other footpath users.

(5)

A person using a wheeled recreational device on a footpath must give way to pedestrians and drivers of mobility devices.

(6)

A pedestrian must not unduly impede the passage of—

(a)

a mobility device or wheeled recreational device permitted to use the footpath by this clause; or

(b)

a moped or motorcycle permitted to use the footpath by clause 2.13(2).

Clause 11.1(6): substituted, on 1 November 2009, by clause 36 of the Land Transport (Road User) Amendment Rule 2009 (SR 2009/253).