Find out about permits for high productivity motor vehicles (HPMVs), 50MAX and overweight and overdimension vehicles.
High Productivity Motor Vehicles (HPMV) including 50MAX are trucks that are able to operate above the current 44 tonne weight limit under permit.
Find out whether you need a transport service licences, and the process for getting one.
Transport service licence holders can check and monitor the status of drivers’ licences using this convenient online tool.
Find out about the chain of responsibility, which recognises the influence of others in the transport chain on the behaviour of drivers and operators.
In February 2017, a new VDAM Rule came into effect.
In August 2017, changes to the Land Transport Act were agreed by Parliament.
This page provides information for road controlling authorities (RCAs) about what they need to know and how to work with the NZ Transport Agency to incorporate changes under the new rule
TruckR is a new app designed to help truck drivers travelling on the alternate Picton to Christchurch route after the 2016 Kaikoura earthquake.
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