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All-terrain vehicles: registration licensing and safety (Factsheet 19)

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

This factsheet provides an overview of what an all-terrain vehicle (ATV) is and what the registration, driver licensing requirements as well as guidelines for using an ATV safely. View this content in our vehicles section

Your vehicle has failed a warrant of fitness because of a noisy exhaust

Published: | Category: Vehicle choices , Leaflets & brochures | Audiences: Certifiers, Motorists, Vehicle inspectors & inspecting organisations

This pamphlet is written for vehicle owners whose vehicles have failed a WoF because of a noisy exhaust. It contains information on options for fixing the exhaust noise so that the vehicle can pass its WoF.

Epilepsy/seizures and driving (Factsheet 17)

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

This factsheet provides information for drivers with epilepsy or drivers who have had seizures. It gives advice on some of the risks and precautions and outlines limitations and conditions which may apply to your licence when you are driving. View this information in our driver licence section

Volunteer drivers and exempt passenger services (Factsheet 18)

Published: | Category: Occupational driving , Factsheets | Audiences: General, Motorists, Taxi drivers & operators

This factsheet summarises rules for volunteer drivers of a passenger service and the type of passenger services that are exempt from holding a passenger service licence. Check this information in our commercial driving section

Research Report 621 Regulations and safety for electric bicycles and other low-powered vehicles

Published: | Category: Safety, security and public health , Research programme , Research & reports | Audiences: General, Motorists, Walkers & cyclists

This research report presents a review of overseas legislation, technology trends, market and safety analyses for low-powered, low-speed vehicles. These vehicles include electric bicycles, mobility scooters, self-balancing devices and other personal mobility or wheeled recreational devices. Current New Zealand LPV legislation is based only on motor power and how certain LPVs may be used. In all other countries reviewed, top motor-assisted speed is regulated. The report assesses various regulatory and non-regulatory options for improving safety while supporting technological innovation and mode choice options in New Zealand.

Sharing the road with trucks and oversize vehicles (Factsheet 34)

| Category: Driver safety , Factsheets | Audience: Motorists

This information is no longer available in factsheet format. However, you can view this content in our safety section.

Head injuries and driving (Factsheet 36)

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

This factsheet provides information for drivers with head injuries. It outlines the impact such injuries can have on your driving ability and advises general and medical requirements to retain or get your licence back after you have had a head injury. View this content in our driver licence section

Winter tyres

Published: | Category: Safe driving , Leaflets & brochures | Audience: Motorists

This leaflet gives advice to vehicle owners who have winter tyres fitted to their vehicles.

Safety tips for cyclists and bus and truck drivers

Published: | Category: Cycles , Driver safety , Road user safety , Factsheets | Audiences: General, Heavy vehicle operators, Motorists, Walkers & cyclists

This leaflet provides practical advice on how people riding bikes or driving a truck or bus can safely share the road together.

Child restraint installation flyer

Published: | Category: Child restraints , Safe driving , Leaflets & brochures | Audiences: Advice and assistance, Communities, Course providers, Motorists, Visitors & new residents

Details of where to go for advice on installing child restraints. There are three versions of the flyers. Each flyer contains the same content but has a different option for the cover.  

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Buying and installing child restraints

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