The NZ Transport Agency (NZTA) has uploaded a range of new resources on the official website for information on upcoming changes to New Zealand's give way rules - www.giveway.govt.nz, including an interactive quiz and a new computer 'drive through' animation illustrating how the two new rules will work.
The NZ Transport Agency is reminding drivers that tolls on the Northern Gateway Toll Road (NGTR) on State Highway 1 north of Auckland will increase this Thursday, 1 March, for all vehicles using the highway.
The NZ Transport Agency is reminding young and novice drivers that new practical driving tests coming into force today (27 February) will be much more challenging and harder to pass than current tests.
The NZ Transport Agency advises of the following closures for motorway improvements. Closures start at 9pm and finish at 5am, unless otherwise stated. Work delayed by bad weather will be completed at the next available date, prior to Friday, 2 March.
Despite a week of challenging weather conditions at the Manawatu Gorge, the fourth bench at the massive slip site is nearly finished, and crews are expected the begin work on the milestone fifth bench next week.
The NZ Transport Agency says road works in the Waikato are hitting high gear, after works were deferred late last year to make sure that traffic flowed smoothly during the Rugby World Cup and during the extended period of bad weather which followed afterwards.
A new safety initiative has been launched by the NZ Transport Agency to reduce what it describes as an "alarming" number of incidents involving drivers and workers maintaining Auckland's busy motorway network.
Vehicles crashed deliberately in the pursuit of safety will be on display from Tuesday to Thursday this week in Aotea Square in central Auckland as part of an NZ Transport Agency drive to encourage the purchase of safer cars.