Notice Type
Authorities/Other Agencies of State
Notice Title

Exemption From Requirements of the Code of Practice for the Attachment of Logging Bolsters to Trucks and Trailers Used in the Transport of Logs

Pursuant to Regulation 16A (1) (f) of the Heavy Motor Vehicle Regulations 1974, and pursuant to powers
sub-delegated to me by the Director of Land Transport Safety, I, Peter Waring, Principal Engineer, hereby exempt the vehicles specified in Schedule 1 of this notice from the requirements of the code of practice for the attachment of logging bolsters to trucks and trailers used in the transport of logs, subject to the conditions specified in Schedule 2 of this notice.
Schedule 1
Vehicle details
Make: Patchell
Model: 4-axle Convertible
VIN No.: 7A8KJ030200792431
Schedule 2
(i) Bolster attachments to use existing design with 250,000km recorded truck operation without failure.
(ii) Minor modifications to the existing design are only permissible if the certifier can demonstrate by calculation or approved type test that the performance and life of the bolster attachments have not been diminished by the modifications.
(iii) This exemption will expire on recertification of the bolster attachments to a type testing process approved by the Log Transport Safety Committee and the Land Transport Safety Authority, or on certification to a version of the code of practice for log bolster attachment which incorporates revised requirements for the attachment of convertible bolsters.
Signed at Wellington this 12th day of March 2001.
P. WARING, acting under authority sub-delegated to me by way of an instrument of delegation dated 3 May 1999.