Notice Type
Authorities/Other Agencies of State
Notice Title

Application of 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 determine that the code of practice specified in Schedule 1, published as a standard in the New Zealand Gazette on
14 January 1999, will not be applied from 1 April 2001 to bolsters manufactured and installed on vehicles prior to
1 October 1999, as previously specified.
Bolsters attached by means of load cells under the bolsters on logging trailers will continue to be required to secure each packet of logs with 2 additional safety chains passing over the load and attached to the vehicle chassis.
Schedule 1
Bolster Attachment Code (issue 27 November 1998) issued on behalf of the Log Transport Safety Committee.
Signed at Wellington this 26th day of March 2001.
P. WARING, acting under authority sub-delegated to me by way of an instrument of delegation dated 3 May 1999.