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Resources

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Road user charges (RUC) publications

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Category: Commercial drivers & operators , Guidance for specialists | Audience: Heavy vehicle operators

Road user charges (RUC) are applicable to vehicles over 3.5 tonnes manufacturer's gross laden weight and all vehicles of 3.5 tonnes or less powered by a fuel not taxed at source.

Static roll thresholds (Factsheet 13e)

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Category: Vehicle dimensions & mass , Factsheets | Audience: Heavy vehicle operators

This factsheet details of the dimension and mass limits for specific vehicles and vehicle combinations.

Trailers: Light simple trailers (Factsheet 13d)

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Category: Vehicle dimensions & mass , Factsheets | Audience: Heavy vehicle operators

This factsheet details of the dimension and mass limits for specific vehicles and vehicle combinations.

Heavy buses (Factsheet 13f)

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Category: Factsheets | Audience: Heavy vehicle operators

This factsheet describes additional dimension requirements in the Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Dimensions and Mass 2002 and its 2010 amendment rule for heavy buses (classes MD3, MD4 and ME).

V endorsements for vehicle recovery services (Factsheet 46)

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Category: Occupational driving , Factsheets | Audience: Heavy vehicle operators

This factsheet advises when you need to have a vehicle recovery endorsement on your driver licence and provides information on how to get one.

Overdimension vehicles and loads (Factsheet 53a)

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Category: Vehicle dimensions & mass , Factsheets | Audience: Heavy vehicle operators

This factsheet summarises some requirements of Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Dimensions and Mass 2016.

Land Transport Rule: Vehicle Dimensions and Mass 2016

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Category: Heavy vehicles , Vehicle dimensions and mass , Land transport rules | Audiences: General, Heavy vehicle operators

The rule covers requirements for dimension and mass limits to enable vehicles, in particular, heavy truck and trailer combinations, to be operated safely on New Zealand’s roads.

Heavy transport and medication - coasters

Medication is an issue of concern for all professional drivers in the heavy transport sector.