Speed Limits Rule 2017
Date submitted:16 June 2017
Trafinz strongly supports the new speed limits rule and makes suggestions on its implementation. Such as, the use of Council Resolutions for new speed limits following consultation and adoption of a Speed Management Plan, and allowing a Rural Speed Area to reduce the need for repeater signs.
Engagement Draft GPS2018
Date submitted:30 March 2017
Trafinz welcomes the references in the draft to an integrated land transport system approach and evidence based policy development. We make several suggestions about ways this can be given effect to in the final document.
Submission on Land Transport rule: Operator Licensing 2017 (Yellow Draft)
Vehicle Dimensions and Mass Rule 2016
Trafinz is not supporting much of this proposed Rule, in particular extra vehicle mass, width and height for goods vehicles in general use. We are concerned about the extra local road pavement damage. The submission supports new safety equipment on trucks, better monitoring by operators of route and loading and more efficient enforcement.
2016 Omnibus Rules Amendment
Trafinz supports almost all of these proposed Rule changes. Some have come from the 2014 Cycling Panel report.
Charging Infrastructure for Electric Vehicles
This submission supports RCA's (Councils) being responsible for the siting of charging stations on street.
Submission on the Review of the Vehicle Dimensions and Mass (VDAM) Rule
Small Passenger Services Review
Click on the link below to view the submission that Trafinz submitted.
GPS2015-Engagement Draft Submission
Safer Speed Programme Submission
Feedback on the safer speed programme presentation.
2013 Achievement Report
Land Transport Amendment Bill
TRAFINZ's submission on the Land Transport Amendment Bill. Trafinz supported the proposed reduction in allowable blood alcohol for drivers from 0.8 to 0.5 and suggested other future initiatives to support the change.
Draft ITS Action Plan
See below to read about Trafinz’ submission on the Draft ITS Action Plan. Trafinz strongly support the proposed actions, in particular those that relate to improving the safety and productivity of the land transport system. They have specifically commented on Clauses 5.6; 5.9 and 5.10.
Safer Journeys for Rural Schools Guide
A submission from Trafinz on safer journeys for rural schools that involves several recommendations.
Palmerston North Speed Limits Review
A submission that focuses on the use of 40kph speed zones around school areas.
Omnibus Amendment Rule
Trafinz supports the rule change, but had some suggestions to make regarding School Patrol Signs and School Bus signage and parking.
Vehicle Licensing Reform Submission
Submission from Trafinz to the Ministry of Tranport on vehicle licensing reform.
Land Transport Management Amendment Bill
A Submission to the Transport and Industrial Relations Select Committee suggesting that the reading be changed "to contribute to an economically efficient, safe, accessible, socially inclusive and environmentally sustainable transport system."
A submission on proposals for targeted changes to the 2012 National Land Transport Programme co‐investment ratios (funding assistance rates).
Submission Government Policy Statement (GPS)
A submission on the Government Policy Statement 2011.
Land Transport Driver Licensing Amendment Bill
A submission on the Land Transport Driver Licencing Amendment Bill. TRAFINZ supports the Bill, though would like to see it go further.
Land Transport Road Safety and Other Matters Amendment Bill
A submission on the Land Transport Road Safety and Other Matters Amendment Bill. TRAFINZ supports the Bill as including a valuable set of initiatives to promote road safety, and under ‘other matters’ assist in the management of Council owned land.
Proposal for the 2020 Road Safety
Our proposals to assist in the development of a Road Safety Strategy for the upcoming decade to 2020.
BAC Letter - May 2009
It is submitted that a national blood alcohol content (BAC) limit should give clear formal guidance to drivers to promote safe driving practices. TRAFINZ believes that New Zealand’s current legal adult limit of 0.08, does not do this.
Amending the Government Policy Statement
This paper is to provide some experience responses on the GPS discussion document to help facilitate the development of a local government sector response.
Guidelines for Facilities for Blind and Vision-Impaired Pedestrians.
Trafinz has a strong interest in pedestrian safety as part of its wider interest in transport safety in New Zealand.
Level Crossing Guideline Nov 07
Trafinz has a strong interest in rail safety as part of its wider interest in transport safety in New Zealand, and we recognize the important role that rail plays in the wider community and national economy.
Omnibus Amendment Sept 2007
A submission on the yellow draft of Land Transport Rule : Omnibus Amendment (Rule 10003).
Police Act Review
Trafinz has focused its submission on transport activity as from scientific research virtually every criminal act within our society has a transport component and hence policing and transportation are inexplicably linked.
Guideline Parking Control (Volume 13)
Our comments on the Parking Control (Volume13) draft document July 2007.
MoT Review of the Transport Act 1962
New Zealand Traffic Institute submissions on the Ministry of Transport review of the Transport Act 1962.
LAND TRANSPORT (ROAD USER) AMENDMENT RULE
In developing this submission we have discussed the proposed Rule changes at a meeting of our Executive.