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1

LTA 1998
Section 114

Stopping vehicles and demanding details

You have the power to stop a vehicle for traffic purposes, and demand driver and vehicle owner details

2

LTA 1998
Section 113

General roadway-related powers
DIMDOD

DIRECT a driver/passenger to give full details
INSPECT any vehicle/LT documents
MOVE or authorize any person to move any vehicle that is an obstruction/hazard
DIRECT driver to move vehicle if obstruction/hazard
ORDER unlicensed driver not to drive (forbid)
DIRECT driver/pedestrian to a particular line (point duty)

3

LTA 1998
Section 115

Banning vehicles from the road

Can green sticker a vehicle on a road if it fails to comply with regulations or rules

Can pink sticker a vehicle on a road if it is not in a safe condition to be driven on a road. Must be inspected by a authorised vehicle inspection agent that does not carry out repairs

4

LTA 1998
Section 121

Taking keys and forbidding to drive
FARMED - where incapable or fails/refuses CIT

FORBID for specified time
ALL keys surrendered
RENDER vehicle immobile
MOVE any vehicle that is obstruction/hazard
EBA must be forbidden for 12 hrs
DIRECT to specified place to rest if driving hours exceeded

5

LTA 1998
Section 118

Enforcement officer can demand the drivers details from the owner/hirer of a vehicle within 14 days for any offence under any act involving a vehicle. If after pursuit then must be immediately.

6

LTA 1998
Section 95

Suspend driver license for 28 days

7

LTA 1998
Sections 96

Seize and impound vehicle for 28 days

8

LTA 1998
Section 96 (1A)

Power to seize vehicles for 28 days (boy racers)

For:
- Racing or unnecessary exhibition of speed or acceleration, on a road
- sustained loss of traction

9

LTA 1998
Section 122

Power to seize for 12 hours

For reasons of public safety (May extend by a further 12 hours if circumstances have not changed)

10

LTA 1998
Section 123

Power to seize and impound vehicles for 7 days for forensic examination

11

LTA 1998
Section 119

Powers of entry, by force if necessary, to carry out EBA procedures

12

LTA 1998
Section 90

Suspend a driver for 3 months if they reach 100 current demerits

Disqualify drivers who do not a hold a current drivers licence for 3 months