Flashcards in RP01: Traffic Law Powers (must Know) Deck (13)
What gives you the Powers to stop vehicles and demand driver details?
Land transport act 1998 Section 114.
Can detain for 15 min (Wave out, names, address etc) must have badge of authority
What is Land transport act 1998 Section 113?
Direct-(details) Inspect-(vehicle and/or documents) Move-(safe place) Direct-(driver to move)
Forbid-(unlicensed driver) Forbid-(transport service licence) Direct-(point duty/pedestrian).
What is section 115?
Forbid vehicle - order off the road.
Green sticker pol 650 - defective (exhaust modification, wof)
Pink sticker pol 555 - unsafe to drive (rust, chair falling out)
What section does obtaining information from owner/ hirer of driver within 14 days?
Section 118 LTA 1998
What does Section 119 give you the power to do?
Powers of entry to carry out breath alcohol testing. Driving under the influence of alcohol
What is Section 121?
Forbid, all keys, render the vehicle, move out of hazards, EBA offenders 12 hour stand down, direct specified place to rest.
What does Section 122 allow you to do?
Power to seize (impound) vehicle for 12 hours
What is Section 95 of the LTA 1998?
28 day driver’s license suspension
What is Section 96 of the LTA 1998?
28 day vehicle impound (boy racers)
What does Section 116 allow you to do?
Power to arrest for failure to comply with section 113 and 115
What has to happen before section 95 LTA 1998 can happen?
Alcohol exceeding 650mcg per L.
Blood exceeding 130mg/100ml
Previous convictions within the last 4 years:
Has alcohol exceeding 400mcgs per L.
Has blood exceeding 80mgs/100ml
Exceeding Permanent speed limit over 40km or by any other speed limit exceeding 50km
Failed or refused blood test.
What section does ‘Seize and impound a vehicle for up to 12 hours’ come under?
Section 122 LTA 1998