Driv­ing light rules change

Matamata Chronicle - - Motoring -

Changes to ve­hi­cle light­ing rules aimed at im­prov­ing safety on New Zealand roads are set to come into force on April 1 2011.

Among the changes in­cluded in the rules will be the per­mit­ting of new safety tech­nol­ogy such as emer­gency brake lights which flash briefly un­der heavy brak­ing and are be­ing in­tro­duced in many mod­ern ve­hi­cles. It will be manda­tory for all light trail­ers reg­is­tered af­ter April 1 2012 to be fit­ted with in­di­ca­tor and stop lamps and al­lows bi­cy­cles to be fit­ted with in­di­ca­tor and stop lamps. More de­tails at http://www.nzta.govt.nz/ re­sources/ rules/ ve­hi­cle-lightinga­mend­ment-2011-qa.html

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