The official New Zealand road code is a user-friendly guide to New Zealand’s traffic law and safe driving practices. You will be tested on this information in your theory and practical driving tests. Read the road code introduction.
This guide is intended for drivers of cars and other light vehicles. Heavy vehicle drivers should read The official New Zealand road code for heavy vehicle drivers. Motorcyclists should read The official New Zealand road code for motorcyclists.
You can purchase copies of our road codes from the NZ Transport Agency agents and many booksellers. Where can I buy copies of the road code?
A user-friendly guide to New Zealand's traffic law and safe driving practices.
A step-by-step guide for each stage of your driver licence.
Last updated: 27 February 2015