Leaflets & brochures
Walkers & cyclists
The official New Zealand code for cyclists is a user-friendly guide to New Zealand’s traffic law and safe cycling practices. The code will be particularly useful for people who are just learning about cycling on the road or those teaching someone else to ride. It will also be a useful resource for those already cycling, as well as for parents and caregivers teaching their children to ride a bike. However the Transport Agency is also encouraging more experienced cyclists to take advantage of the new resource to brush up on their knowledge of the road rules and safe cycling practices. The new code includes sections on:
Learning to cycle
Tips for cycling defensively
How to do 'hook turns' and use roundabouts
Checking and maintaining your bike.