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All-terrain vehicles: registration licensing and safety (Factsheet 19)

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

This factsheet provides an overview of what an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) is and what the registration, driver licensing requirements as well as guidelines for using an ATV safely. View this content in our vehicles section

Your vehicle has failed a warrant of fitness because of a noisy exhaust

Published: | Category: Vehicle choices , Leaflets & brochures | Audiences: Certifiers, Motorists, Vehicle inspectors & inspecting organisations

This pamphlet is written for vehicle owners whose vehicles have failed a WoF because of a noisy exhaust. It contains information on options for fixing the exhaust noise so that the vehicle can pass its WoF.

Your vehicle failed a smoky exhaust test

Published: | Category: Vehicle choices , Leaflets & brochures | Audience: Motorists

This page is for vehicle owners whose vehicles have failed awarrant of fitness (WoF) or certificate of fitness (CoF) inspection because of a smoky exhaust. It contains information on the causes of exhaust smoke that may help the owner have the vehicle repaired so that it can pass its WoF or CoF.

Identification for driver licensing (Factsheet 20)

Published: | Category: Driver licensing , Factsheets | Audience: Motorists

This factsheet advises what documents are acceptable as proof of your identity, address and change of name. When you are applying for a licence, renewing your licence or when you want to change the name on your licence you need to provide evidence of your identity and address. View this content in our driver licence section

Epilepsy/seizures and driving (Factsheet 17)

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

This factsheet provides information for drivers with epilepsy or drivers who have had seizures. It gives advice on some of the risks and precautions and outlines limitations and conditions which may apply to your licence when you are driving. View this information in our driver licence section

Volunteer drivers and exempt passenger services (Factsheet 18)

Published: | Category: Occupational driving , Factsheets | Audiences: General, Motorists, Taxi drivers & operators

This factsheet summarises rules for volunteer drivers of a passenger service and the type of passenger services that are exempt from holding a passenger service licence. Check this information in our commercial driving section

Research Report 621 Regulations and safety for electric bicycles and other low-powered vehicles

Published: | Category: Safety, security and public health , Research programme , Research & reports | Audiences: General, Motorists, Walkers & cyclists

This research report presents a review of overseas legislation, technology trends, market and safety analyses for low-powered, low-speed vehicles. These vehicles include electric bicycles, mobility scooters, self-balancing devices and other personal mobility or wheeled recreational devices. Current New Zealand LPV legislation is based only on motor power and how certain LPVs may be used. In all other countries reviewed, top motor-assisted speed is regulated. The report assesses various regulatory and non-regulatory options for improving safety while supporting technological innovation and mode choice options in New Zealand.

Sharing the road with trucks and oversize vehicles (Factsheet 34)

| Category: Driver safety , Factsheets | Audience: Motorists

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

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. View this content in our driver licence section

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. View this content in our vehicles section
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