Construction machines are special vehicle types that run on tracks, rollers or wheels but are not forklifts. They are often used on construction sites and in the earth-moving industry.

Driving a construction machine on a road

To drive a construction machine on a road, you must have a driver licence for the appropriate class and the relevant driver licence endorsement.

Find out about getting an endorsement to drive a special vehicle

Operating construction machinery

To operate construction machinery, you must be trained to use it safely.

Find out more about the training options available through Connexis, the training organisation for New Zealand's infrastructure industry.

Visit the Connexis website(external link)