A mobile crane is a self-propelled vehicle that:
This definition excludes:
To drive a mobile crane on a road, you must have a driver licence for the appropriate class and the relevant driver licence endorsement.
To operate a mobile crane, you must be trained to use it safely. Find out more about the training options available through the Crane Association of New Zealand.
Indicative crane access maps have been developed by the Transport Agency to identify bridge constraints for information purposes for the crane industry. These will enable crane operators to identify a bridge's status when planning routes to and from worksites.