In September 2011, Transport Minister Steven Joyce signed a Rule that will change the give way rules at intersections from March 2012.

Read the Minister’s statement on the beehive website(external link)

Read the questions and answers on the Land Transport (Road User) Amendment Rule 2011 on the NZ Transport Agency website(external link)

Note: changes to give way rules do not come into force until 25 March 2012.

Development of the Land Transport (Road User) Amendment Rule 2011

A Cabinet paper confirming the Rule changes was prepared in August 2011.

Download the Cabinet paper [PDF, 97 KB]

Consultation on the Land Transport (Road User) Amendment Rule 2011 was held from held from 14 May to 24 June 2011. An analysis of submissions was prepared.

Download the analysis of submissions (PDF, 168kb)