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ROAD SAFETY (VEHICLES) REGULATIONS 2009 - REG 1

Objectives

The objectives of these Regulations are—

        (a)     to establish a registration and permit system for motor vehicles and trailers used on highways that—

Reg. 1(a)(i) amended by S.R. No. 150/2013 reg. 4(1).

              (i)     ensures that motor vehicles and trailers are appropriately registered having regard to whether they meet standards for registration; and

              (ii)     records the identification details of registered vehicles and trailers and the names and addresses of the persons responsible for them; and

              (iii)     provides for the collection of associated fees; and

        (b)     to ensure that when motor vehicles and trailers are used on highways they are safe for use and are used in a safe way; and

Reg. 1(c) amended by S.R. No. 150/2013 reg. 4(2).

        (c)     to provide the general mass and dimension limits and other requirements for light motor vehicles and trailers; and

Reg. 1(d) amended by S.R. No. 150/2013 reg. 4(3).

        (d)     to provide for uniform conditions under which light motor vehicles and trailers may safely exceed general mass and dimension limits; and

        (e)     to improve road safety; and

        (f)     to minimise the wear and damage caused by vehicles to roads and road infrastructure.



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