As of 1 July 2016, ACC levies for petrol and diesel vehicles were reduced, and the diesel vs petrol charges calculator has been updated to reflect this.
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Public submissions on the review are now available, as well as the Summary and Analysis of Submissions from the February 2016 consultation.
On 5 May 2016 the Government announced its Electric Vehicles Programme, which aims to increase the uptake of electric vehicles in New Zealand.
Associate Minister of Transport Craig Foss has released the final road toll for 2015 and the Overseas Drivers in Crashes report for 2000-2015.
The Government is changing the rules for small passenger services.
The Associate Transport Minister released a discussion document on 19 April 2016, proposing changes to the Driver Licensing system.
The Social Cost of Road Crashes and Injuries 2015 update has been released.
The Minister of Transport and Mayor of Auckland have released the Auckland Transport Alignment Project’s Foundation Report.
Thinking of testing your autonomous vehicle in New Zealand?
The Ministry of Transport is seeking feedback on a consultation paper about the future of small passenger services in New Zealand.
The Associate Transport Minister has released a discussion document, proposing changes to the VDAM Rule, for NZ’s heavy vehicle dimensions and mass limits.
Find out how the revenue collected from petrol excise duty, road user charges, and motor vehicle registration and licensing fees is divided.
From 1 July 2015 all new light passenger and goods vehicles certified for entry into New Zealand will be required to have electronic stability control (ESC).
New petrol excise duty (PED) and road user charges (RUC) from 1 July 2015.
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.