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Vehicle windows, wipers and mirrors (Factsheet 39)

| Category: Vehicle safety , Factsheets | Audience: Motorists

This information is no longer available in factsheet format. However, you can view this content in our vehicle safety section.

Accelerated courses for heavy vehicle licences

Published: | Category: Commercial drivers & operators , Guidance for specialists | Audience: Motorists

These courses are designed to assess the competence of a person 25 years of age or over to waive the requirement for that person to hold a full Class 2, 3 or 4 licence for three months by assessing the driving experience, knowledge and skills of that person. Each course consists of similar elements: 

Spray and wind buffeting from heavy vehichles: a literature review

Published: | Category: Research & reports | Audience: Motorists

The splash, spray, and turbulence generated by heavy vehicles (HVs) are of considerable concern to other road users. Splash, spray, and the dirt they carry can result in a significant reduction in the visibility of other road users, while turbulence can result in sudden changes in the path of adjacent vehicles.

Safety belts and airbags (Factsheet 30)

Published: | Category: Road user safety , Factsheets | Audience: Motorists

This factsheet explains why safety belts matter, responsibilities, fines, choosing a safety belt and maintenance.

Keep left stickers

Published: | Category: Visitors & new residents , Safe driving , Leaflets & brochures | Audience: Motorists

Keep left stickers on the dashboard will help remind international drivers to keep to the left hand side of the road while driving in New Zealand. Rolls of stickers are available in three sizes: • Large (80x40mm) - 120 labels per roll • Medium (60x30mm) - 120 lables per roll • Small (40x20mm) - 100 labels per roll

Low volume vehicle certification review (phase 1)

Published: | Category: Research & reports | Audience: Motorists

The Low Volume Vehicle (LVV) certification system for scratch-built or modified vehicles is being reviewed to ensure it is still fit for purpose, and to look for ways it could be improved.

Head injuries and driving (Factsheet 36)

Published: | Category: Medical , Factsheets | Audience: Motorists

This factsheet provides information for drivers with head injuries. It outlines the impact such injuries can have on your driving ability and advises general and medical requirements to retain or get your licence back after you have had a head injury.

Buying and selling: your legal obligations (Factsheet 41)

Published: | Category: Buying & selling , Factsheets | Audience: Motorists

This factsheet provides information on a person’s legal obligations with regard to the sale and acquisition of a vehicle.

Renewing your driver licence at age 75 and over

Published: | Category: Older drivers , Safe driving , Leaflets & brochures | Audiences: Communities, Motorists

This publication contains helpful information for older drivers who want to renew their driver licence. It explains the renewal process and medical requirements and gives advice on preparing for an on-road safety test which may be required.

Vehicle licensing (Factsheet 49)

Published: | Category: Vehicle registration / licensing , Factsheets | Audience: Motorists

This factsheet provides general information about vehicle licensing; what it is, how much it costs; how to licence a vehicle and Q & As.