Land Transport Act 1998

  • not the latest version
  • This version was replaced on 10 November 2017 to make corrections to section 158(b)(ix) under section 25(1)(j)(ii) and (iv) of the Legislation Act 2012.
37 Contravention of section 8


A person commits an offence if the person operates a vehicle on a road carelessly or without reasonable consideration for other persons using the road.


If a person is convicted of an offence against subsection (1),—


the maximum penalty is a fine not exceeding $3,000; and


the court may order the person to be disqualified from holding or obtaining a driver licence for such period as the court thinks fit.

Compare: 1962 No 135 ss 30AA(6), 60