Early detection of possible brake maintenance issues in heavy vehicles is at the forefront of a Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency change to the vehicle inspection requirements manual (VIRM) for Certificate of Fitness (CoF) inspectors.
A sophisticated email scam, which pretends to be from the NZ Transport Agency, is taking unsuspecting people to a webpage to renew their vehicle licence (rego) and asks for many personal details such as NZ driver licence details and banking information.
The holidays are just around the corner, but we know that many of our friends in the newsgathering business will be at work while the rest of us are at the bach or the beach, so the NZ Transport Agency’s media team will be on call to help during the 2019/20 Christmas/New Year break.
Making the process for minor and straightforward repairs quicker and cheaper for heavy vehicle owners is now part of the industry’s official vehicle inspection manual thanks to collaboration between Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency and the heavy vehicle industry.
Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency is moving to the next phase of sustained engagement with the entry certification and border inspection industry as applications have opened for new appointments and reappointments within the industry.