New petrol excise duty (PED) and road user charges (RUC) from 1 July 2015.
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The second stage evaluation of changes to the Road User Charges Act 2012 has been released, including a particular focus on light diesel vehicles.
Most New Zealand pre-schoolers are protected when they travel, a Ministry of Transport survey shows.
A review of transport licensing law applying to small passenger service vehicles (SPSV) is underway, as announced by Associate Transport Minister, Craig Foss
The Ministry of Transport is reminding road users to take care on the road over an up-coming long weekend, especially in light of an analysis of summer crashes.
The Minister of Transport has announced 13 projects which will receive funding from the Urban Cycleways Programme in the 2014/15 financial year.
Three recently released reports by the Ministry of Transport highlight different aspects of road safety.
From 1 December 2014, the alcohol limit for drivers aged 20 years and over is lower
A Ministry of Transport survey shows most New Zealanders wear safety belts when in the front seat.
The Land Transport Amendment Bill 2013 to lower the drink-driving limits passed its third and final reading yesterday.
Minister Woodhouse signs a new Land Transport Rule that will phase in mandatory ESC for all light passenger and goods vehicles entering the New Zealand
Two recently updated reports from the Ministry of Transport give insights into New Zealanders’ travel patterns.
Transport Minister Gerry Brownlee has released the draft Government Policy Statement on land transport 2015/16-2024/25 (draft GPS 2015) for formal engagement.
Road Safety Week began yesterday and is a timely reminder to keep your focus on the road.
Getting more New Zealanders to check their tyres is the focus of New Zealand’s first ever Tyre Awareness Week from April 7-13.
A Ministry of Transport survey indicates that nationwide, 96 percent of 5-9 year olds are in some form of restraint when travelling in a motor vehicle.
A proposed timetable for introducing mandatory electronic stability control (ESC) for new and used vehicles imported into New Zealand was announced today.
The Road User Charges Act 2012 introduced the most significant changes to the RUC system since its establishment in 1978. Allen & Clarke evaluate the new system
The provisional road toll for 2013 of 254 was the lowest in the last 60 years. This compares with 308 in 2012, 284 in 2011, and 375 in 2010.
The total annual social cost of road crashes in New Zealand increased by 0.8 percent between 2011 and 2012 to $3.29 billion.