Consultation - Rule 42(2) Right Of Way on the ground

Proposal to amend the United Kingdom Rules Of The Air Regulations (2007) Aerodrome Traffic Rules Rule 42(2) - Right Of Way On The Ground

The purpose of this proposed amendment is to make it clear that responsibility lies with the person in charge of any vehicle towing an aircraft to ensure that the aircraft being towed does not collide with any other aircraft or with any vehicle.

Consultation Details
Status: Closed
Start Date: 13 May 2007
Closing Date:

31 July 2007



The proposed amendment to Rule 42(2) as detailed in the Letter of Consultation dated 10 May 2007, and subsequent Letter of Intent dated 28 January 2008, has been laid before Parliament and became law with effect from 1 April 2008.  The amendment is shown as Rule 42(2A). See Rules of the Air (Amendment) Regulations 2008

Final Documents:

  • Letter of Intent (inc Regulatory Impact Assessment and details of comments received)
  • Consultation Documents:
  • Letter of Consultation
  • Contact Details:
    Submissions: This consultation is now closed