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Learning to drive: getting your car licence (Factsheet 45)

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

This factsheet tells you how to get your car licence which allows you to drive a light vehicle (up to 4500 kg), such as cars, vans and utes. It outlines the three stages of the licensing process and any conditions which you must comply with when driving. View this content in our driver licence section

Mopeds: road rules and equipment (Factsheet 43)

Published: | Category: Vehicle safety , Factsheets | Audience: Motorists

This factsheet explains the rules and equipment of mopeds. If you ride a moped, then for your own safety and the safety of other road users, you must follow the road rules for moped riders, and you must have the right equipment. View this content in our vehicles section

V endorsements for vehicle recovery services (Factsheet 46)

Published: | 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. View this content in our driver licence section

Vehicle licensing (Factsheet 49)

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

This factsheet provides general information about vehicle licensing: what it is, how much it costs, how to licence a vehicle and Q&As. View this content in our vehicles section

Limited licences (Factsheet 50)

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

This factsheet is for people who have been disqualified or suspended from driving. It explains what happens when your licence is suspended or disqualified; limited licences (who can get one and how to apply); and how to get your licence back once your suspension or disqualification has ended. View this content in our driver licence section

O endorsements: how to become a testing officer (Factsheet 48)

Published: | Category: Occupational driving , Factsheets | Audience: Motorists

This factsheet relates to obtaining an endorsement to become a driver testing officer. View this content in our driver licence section

Factsheet index

Published: | Category: Index , Factsheets | Audiences: Certifiers, Communities, General, Heavy vehicle operators, Importers, Local & regional government, Medical practitioners, Motorcyclists, Motorists, Schools & teachers, Taxi drivers & operators, Vehicle inspectors & inspecting organisations, Vehicle traders, Visitors & new residents, Walkers & cyclists

The NZ Transport Agency's factsheets provide information on transport safety, standards and processes. All our factsheets are available on this website and can be printed directly from the site. Many of our factsheets are also available from the Transport Agency's agents and regional offices in a printed format. (These are indicated with an asterisk* in the list below. )

Cycles: Road rules and equipment (Factsheet 1)

Published: | Category: Cycles , Factsheets | Audience: Walkers & cyclists

This factsheet is for cyclists who share the roads with motor vehicles. If you are a cyclist, then for your own safety, and the safety of other road users, you must follow the road rules for cycle riders, and you must have the right equipment. You can also view this information on our cycling safety page

Impoundment of your vehicle at the roadside (Factsheet 63)

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

This factsheet explains when the vehicle can be impounded, what happens at the roadside and the actions you need to take to get it back. If you are caught committing certain driving offences, the vehicle you are driving can be impounded by the police. View this content in our driver licence section

Dangerous goods transported as tools-of-trade (Factsheet 68)

Published: | Category: Transporting dangerous goods , Factsheets | Audience: Motorists

This factsheet provides an overview of the requirements for people who transport dangerous goods as tools-of-trade, for agricultural use or for a commercial purpose, but not for hire or direct reward. View this content in our driver licence section