Land Transport (Road User) Rule 2004

8.7 Use of motor vehicle lights on parked or standing vehicles

(1)

A driver must not park or leave a motor vehicle on any roadway during the hours of darkness unless—

(a)

it is illuminated from an artificial source so that it is visible; or

(b)

it displays light from the rearward-facing position lamp or, if 2 rearward-facing position lamps are fitted, from both rearward-facing position lamps, and from either the forward-facing position lamp or dipped-beam headlamp on the side of the vehicle that is closest to the middle of the road.

(2)

A driver must not park or leave any goods vehicle that is a heavy motor vehicle or a vehicle fitted with a flat deck or tray for the carriage of goods (whether or not it is equipped with sideboards or tail boards) on any roadway during the hours of darkness unless it displays a rearward-facing position lamp that is visible.

(3)

The driver of a motor vehicle that is standing or has stopped on a road for a temporary purpose during the hours of darkness (for example, to enable the driver to read a map) must use either the forward-facing position lamp or lamps, or the dipped-beam headlamp or lamps.

Compare: SR 1976/227 r 37(4), (5)

Clause 8.7(3): amended, on 1 October 2007, by clause 9 of the Land Transport (Road User) Amendment Rule 2007 (SR 2007/240).