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Volume 2 of the Vehicle dimension and mass permitting manual (the VDAM manual) describes the NZ Transport Agency’s processes and procedures for issuing overweight, overdimension, HPMV and specialist vehicle permits. The primary audience for volume 2 is:
Volume 1 of the Vehicle dimensions and mass permitting manual (the VDAM manual) states the NZ Transport Agency’s policies and standards for issuing overweight, overdimension, HPMV and specialist vehicle permits. It contains information for transport operators about applying for and operating under permits to exceed standard vehicle dimensions and mass limits. Other interested parties include local road controlling authorities, enforcement agents and permitting staff.
The Vehicle dimension and mass permitting manual (the VDAM manual) states the NZ Transport Agency’s policies, standards, processes and procedures for the permitting of vehicles exceeding standard dimension and mass limits. The manual is the authoritative body of knowledge for all heavy vehicle permitting and supersedes the Transport Agency’s Overweight Permit Manual and Draft HPMV Manual.
This policy document sets out the requirements for the inspection of bridges, geotechnical structures and other significant highway structures on the state highway network including the structural aspects of tunnels.
This Standard safety intervention toolkit is intended to provide guidance for road practitioners of all types and levels of professional experience, including: road safety and transport engineers, asset managers, town planners, civil designers and community road safety officers. It is relevant to both state highway and local authority networks.
Only consultants who are accredited by us may be eligible to deliver Transport Agency physical works contracts. It is a requirement for all new construction projects that the engineer to the contract and engineer's representative are accredited to the appropriate level.