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Northern Territory Government gazette : no. G15



Northern Territory Government gazette : no. G15


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Northern Territory Government Gazette; General notice


no. G15, 15 April 2015

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Northern Territory Government Gazette No. G15, 15 April 2015 Page 10 Northern Territory Of Australia Motor Vehicles Act Exemption from Motor Vehicles (Standards) Regulations Aggregate Spreader Box Width Exemption I, Paul Nathan Rajan, Registrar of Motor Vehicles, pursuant to section 135 of the Motor Vehicles Act exempt a motor vehicle fitted with an aggregate spreader box from the requirements of Rule 66(1) of Schedule 6 of the Motor Vehicles (Standards) Regulations subject to the following conditions: a) An aggregate spreader box when fitted to the vehicle is not wider than 3.0 metres; b) the vehicle to which the aggregate spreader box is fitted, excluding the aggregate spreader box, is not wider than 2.5 metres when measured in accordance with Rule 66(2); c) Complying Oversize warning signs are required to be fitted to the front and rear of the vehicle, and complying warning flags are required to be fitted on the aggregate spreader box extremities; d) the vehicle low-beam headlights must be on when travelling; e) travel restrictions apply in accordance with Schedule 1; and f) a copy of this exemption must be carried with the driver of the vehicle and must be presented to an authorised officer, when requested. Schedule 1 - Travel Restrictions i. travel permitted via the most direct or safest route between worksite, stock pile, depot, place of maintenance or place of overnight lodging; ii. for night travel, the vehicle must display a warning light in accordance with Schedule 2; and iii. travel is not permitted during adverse weather conditions. Schedule 2 - Additional Lighting Requirements At night, a vehicle fitted with an aggregate spreader box over 2.5 metres in width must display: 1. lights showing yellow or amber to the front and red to the rear (known as side markers) fixed to the aggregate spreader box; and 2. two red lights (known as rear markers) fixed to the aggregate spreader box within 400mm from each outer side; and 3. a warning light (rotating flashing yellow or amber light) in accordance with the Permit Guidelines for Oversize and Overmass Vehicles as published by Northern Territory Government agency responsible for road vehicles.

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