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Amendment to Transport Operations Regulation 1999

22/04/2008


Notification of amendment of Transport Operations (Road Use Management - Road Rules) Regulation 1999

Queensland Transport would like to advise you of the amendment of Section 267 the Transport Operations (Road Use Management - Road Rules) Regulation 1999.

Amendment of s 267 (Exemptions from wearing seatbelts) Part 4 stated 'A person is exempt from wearing a seatbelt if the person is driving a taxi'.

This is to be omitted and replaced by -

'A person is exempt from wearing a seatbelt if the person is driving a taxi, while 1 or more passengers are in the taxi'

This amendment commenced Thursday 24th April 2008.

All operators are required to make their drivers aware of this amendment and the commencement date.

If you wish to download a copy of the amendment to the Regulation - click here

The relevant section in the download above is Part 4 Section 23 which explains the amendment to Section 267(5) from the Regulation.


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