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Infrastructure procurement strategy

Published: | Category: Project & contract management , Manuals | Audiences: Road controlling authorities, Road traffic engineers & consultants

This Infrastructure procurement strategy sets out strategic objectives for infrastructure procurement, describes how Waka Kotahi will procure the current National Land Transport Programme (NLTP), and provides strategic guidance to our teams when designing and selecting procurement approaches. This strategy is currently under review to reflect new funding sources and investment programmes, and will be formally updated following the finalisation of the 2021 Government Policy Statement on Land Transport (GPS).

Manual of traffic signs and markings (MOTSAM) Part 1: traffic signs

Published: | Category: Signs & markings (permanent & temporary) , Manuals | Audience: Road traffic engineers & consultants

The policy and location requirements for traffic signs, which must be used in conjunction with MOTSAM Part 2: markings. Use is mandatory on state highways and recommended on other road controlling authority roads, to ensure consistent traffic signing nationally. Details are given for approved sign legends, sign symbols and sign layouts generally. Guidance is also given on sign size selection and the location/positioning of signs. Note 1: This manual is subject to frequent amendment to include new signs and/or amendment existing sign information. Note 2: This manual is being progressively replaced by the Traffic Control Devices Manual.

Vehicle inspection requirements manual (VIRM): Alternative fuels certification

Published: | Category: Vehicle inspection requirements manual (VIRM) , Manuals | Audiences: Certifiers, Vehicle inspectors & inspecting organisations

This manual is written for vehicle inspectors and specifies the inspection processes and the requirements vehicles must meet before they can be issued with an alternative fuels inspection certificate (LPG/CNG warrant). This VIRM can now be found on the NZ Transport Agency's Vehicle inspection portal.

Manual of traffic signs and markings (MOTSAM) - Part 2: markings

Published: | Category: Signs & markings (permanent & temporary) , Manuals | Audience: Road traffic engineers & consultants

The policy and location requirements for road markings, delineators and hazard markers, which must be used in conjunction with MOTSAM Part 1: traffic signs. Its use is mandatory on state highways and it is recommended that other road controlling authorities also use it on their roads, to ensure consistent road marking and delineation nationally. Note 1: This manual is subject to frequent amendment to include new signs and/or amendment existing sign information. Note 2: This manual is being progressively replaced by the Traffic Control Devices Manual.

Traffic control devices manual (TCD Manual) - Part 10: Motorways and expressways

Published: | Category: Signs & markings (permanent & temporary) , Manuals | Audience: Road traffic engineers & consultants

The policy and location requirements for traffic signs and markings applicable to motorways and expressways. Use in conjunction with MOTSAM Parts 1 and 2 and the Traffic Control Devices Specification and Manual. The requirements of this policy are mandatory on state highways and recommended on other road controlling authority roads to ensure national consistency.

Community driver mentor programme guide

Published: | Category: Driver training & assessment , Driver licensing , Guidance for specialists , Manuals | Audiences: Communities, Driving instructors

The Community Driver Mentor Programme was originally developed to run in selected communities which had been identified with particular needs. Acknowledging that the programme was needed in many more communities than they could provide for, the NZ Transport Agency and New Zealand Automobile Association (AA) developed this guide to share with those who want to run the programme independently. The guide describes the reasons for setting up the programme, provides an overview of how the programme can work and suggests the tools and resources you need to get it running. It also shares some of the lessons and ideas learned in the initial programmes, so you can tailor your programme to suit your needs and create the most successful environment for all of your participants.

Asphalt surfacing treatment selection guidelines

Published: | Category: Pavement design , Manuals | Audience: Road controlling authorities

These guidelines for surfacing treatment selection have been written for asset managers, surfacing engineers and pavement designers. They aim to guide the reader in the engineering decision making and processes that need to occur in selecting a road surfacing treatment.

Quality standard TQS2

Published: | Category: Quality assurance , Manuals | Audiences: Road traffic engineers & consultants, Roading contractors

Transit has adopted a two level concept where contracts involving road construction, road maintenance, and structures activities are assigned a quality assurance level High (TQS1) or Normal (TQS2). The standards were originally issued in 1995. It has been updated and re-issued as Second Edition: June 2005. The minimum quality system requirements for state highway physical works contracts that have been assessed at the normal quality assurance level. This standard requires the contractor to develop and work to a contract quality plan for each contract. There is no certification requirement for compliance with Standard TQS2.

State highway safety management system manual

Published: | Category: Manuals , Safety management systems | Audience: Road traffic engineers & consultants

The NZ Transport Agency has established a state highway safety management system to provide and operate a safe highway system.

High-risk intersections guide

Published: | Category: Manuals , Safety management systems | Audience: Road controlling authorities

The guide has been developed to assist road controlling authorities in targeting intersection safety improvements to the highest risk intersections, and providing a nationally consistent application of proven countermeasures. Road controlling authorities can use the guide to identify their high-risk intersections and then to prioritise them by examining the crash histories and site characteristics to identify risk factors for which there are effective countermeasures.