On any given day, a vast array of vehicles is out on New Zealand roads - trucks, buses, vans, motorcycles and cars - as well as bicycles and mobility scooters. For the most part, everyone completes their travel safely. Helping to make this happen is a comprehensive system of vehicle safety requirements that match those overseas, varying with the types, weights and ages of individual vehicles. This section explains the different types (classes) of vehicles and the technical standards that apply to them.
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The technical standards that are the specific requirements heavy and light vehicles must meet when manufactured.