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A user-friendly guide to New Zealand's traffic law and safe driving practices.
Learn about the main types of road and vehicle-mounted signs you’ll see on Aotearoa New Zealand roads. Other signs are covered in the relevant sections.
This section introduces you to the key driving skills, road rules and behaviour that you need to learn to be a safe and competent driver.
Find out about the limits you need to know when driving – speed limits, alcohol limits and your own limits.
Being a driver has many responsibilities. Some are related to owning a motor vehicle, while others are the responsibility of all drivers.
Find out what features cars and light trailers require, and learn about safe loading and towing practices.