- displayed when stock are being walked or grazed along or within 300 metres of a public road except where a stock proof fence separates the stock from the road.
- positioned so that a motorist is warned of the presence or likely presence of stock a reasonable distance before the vehicle would first encounter the stock.
- clearly visible to motorists who approach stock in either direction.
- positioned so that there is not more than five kilometres and not less than 200 metres between the sign and a place where a vehicle being driven towards the stock would first encounter them.
North Coast Local Land Services has reminded North Coast farmers and road users of the importance of Cattle Ahead safety signs. Cattle producers must display the approved black and yellow warning signs when stock are walking or grazing near or on a road. The warning signs are available from North Coast Local Land Services offices. Signs must be: