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Motor vehicle on walking tracks

Generally, you cannot use motor vehicles on tracks. Even where vehicle access is legally allowed, such as on an unformed legal road, it is polite to inform the landholder, especially where the access crosses unfenced farmland. Vehicles should keep to formed tracks, where access is allowed.

Many unformed legal roads are unsuitable for the use of motor vehicles.

Note that it is an offence to damage a road’s surface — this can include the turf of a paddock.