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Authorities/Other Agencies of State
Notice Title

Approval of Flashing or Revolving Amber Beacon

Pursuant to Regulation 67 (8) of the Traffic Regulations 1976, I, J"rg Simon Mager, Senior Engineer Vehicle Policy, hereby approve the fitting of not more than 1 flashing or revolving amber beacon to the vehicle specified in Schedule 1 of this notice, subject to the conditions specified in Schedule 2.
For the purpose of this notice, a beacon is a warning lamp comprising 1 or more light sources, each emitting a flashing or revolving amber beam of light. A beacon may also comprise additional light sources for purposes other than emitting a flashing or revolving amber beam of light. Any such additional light sources are not covered by this approval and must therefore comply with all applicable requirements of the Traffic Regulations 1976 and the Transport (Vehicle Standards) Regulations 1990.
Schedule 1
Approved vehicle
Make: MTD Yard-Man Lawn Tractor
Model: LT18A
Year: 2000
Serial No.: H10503
Registration No.: 40UCD
Schedule 2
(i) The beacon must not contain more than 4 light sources;
(ii) The beacon must be fitted to the vehicle so as to ensure maximum visibility to other road users;
(iii) The beacon must be fitted so that the direction of the light emitted by all light sources is approximately parallel to the ground;
(iv) The beacon must be fitted at right angle to the longitudinal centre-line of the vehicle;
(v) The beacon must emit a consistent cycle of amber light with a frequency of 2 to 4 Hertz;
(vi) The maximum energy of each light source must not exceed 22 Joule;
(vii) The vehicle may not be operated on the road during the hours of darkness;
(viii) The vehicle may only operate on a road when accompanied by front and rear pilot vehicles;
(ix) The vehicle can only be driven on roads with a speed limit of 50km/h or less;
(x) This exemption remains valid only while the vehicle is being operated in a fundraising event in conjunction with MTD Products NZ Limited, Radioworks and Victim Support;
(xi) This exemption must be carried on the vehicle at all times and be produced on request for enforcement officers;
(xii) This exemption expires on 5 December 2000.
Signed at Wellington this 30th day of October 2000.
J™RG SIMON MAGER, Senior Engineer Vehicle Policy, acting under the authority delegated to me by way of instrument of delegation dated 3 May 1999.