This factsheet outlines the vehicles covered by each class of licence. It also advises what classes and/or endorsements you need to have to drive a particular type of vehicle (eg trailers, traction engines and tractors. Also see this information in our driver licence section
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). Please refer to Factsheet 13 for general dimension and mass limits and general towing requirements. View this content in our vehicles section
This factsheet provides an overview of the requirements that apply to all people who transport dangerous goods for domestic or recreational purposes. Many common household products are classified as dangerous goods for transport. These must be packaged and identified so that they can be stored, transported and used safely. When you transport these products, you have responsibilities under Land Transport Rule: Dangerous Goods 2005.
This factsheet tells you how to get a licence for a heavy vehicle (eg truck or truck and trailer). It outlines the different vehicle weights covered by each heavy vehicle class and the process to progress to a higher class. It provides helpful information relating to medical and eyesight requirements, advises what you need to bring and where you need to go. View this content in our driver licence section
Medication is an issue of concern for all professional drivers in the heavy transport sector. These flyers provide practical tips for leaders. You can download the flyer below, or order printed copies. Related information:
Medication is an issue of concern for all professional drivers in the passenger services sector. These folded wallet cards provide practical tips for drivers. There are three versions available - one for taxi and shared ride drivers, one for bus and coach drivers and one for train drivers and locomotive engineers. Order printed copies below. Related information: