The NZ Transport Agency has introduced a new driver licensing option aimed at improving the safety of motorcyclists. On 1 March 2014, the Agency introduced an optional competency-based training and assessment (CBTA) licensing regime for motorcyclists.
Police and the NZ Transport Agency are asking drivers to take a more active role in checking the safety of their vehicles, with Police roadside compliance checks rolling out this month to support a public education campaign which kicked off in December.
The NZ Transport Agency is urging more Kiwis to get wise to the joys of cycling this February, with dozens of events planned around the country as part of Bike Wise Month, New Zealand’s annual celebration of cycling.
The NZ Transport Agency and Kiwi parenting experts are urging teen drivers and their parents to stick to the conditions of learner and restricted licences, with new research showing nearly half of teen drivers have broken at least one graduated licensing condition.