Scooters, skateboards and rollerblades

Users of scooters, skateboards and rollerblades (or wheeled recreational devices) are considered to be pedestrians and can use footpaths, but they must keep left and give-way to actual pedestrians.

In limited circumstances, scooters, skateboards and rollerblades can be used on roads. They can only be used at night on a road if crossing the road at an intersection. They cannot be used on a road with a speed limit greater than 50km/h, on a road with a dividing line or median, or a one way road with two or more lanes.

Scooters, skateboards and rollerblades must not be used where there is a ‘no wheeled recreational devices’ sign. Scooter riders are required to wear an approved bicycle helmet. Scooters, skateboards and rollerblades must not be towed or slipstream.

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