New Zealand road code online

Car driving tests

Try a random selection of questions for your car licence which covers all the road code sections. All practice questions are multiple choice and will challenge your knowledge of the road rules.

35 random questions   

Core

Basic Road Code driving knowledge - following and passing rules, give way rules and more.

Behaviour

Using the Road Code to drive courteously; dealing with unusual or challenging road conditions.

Parking

Where you are allowed to park, and for how long. Parking restrictions and rules.

Emergencies

How to deal with driving emergencies - skids, mechanical failure, accidents and obstacles.

Road position

Where your car should be on the road when driving - intersections and unlaned roads, and more.

Intersection

Reading traffic signals, stop signs and give way signs at various intersections. Learn who has the right of way.

Theory

Warrant of fitness and registration, towing, legal loads, and carrying passengers.

Signs

Miscellaneous signs including speed limits, road works, hazards and directions.

On a car licence you can drive most light vehicles (cars, vans and utes), ATVs (all terrain vehicles), some agricultural vehicles, motorhomes and campers (depending on the weight) and mopeds (50cc maximum). If you're travelling to New Zealand and renting a car or motorhome, be sure to familiarise yourself with the road code in the free quizzes above, particularly ones for signs and intersection rules.

If you're learning the NZ road code in order to take the theory test to get your learner licence, this website works on your computer, tablet or smartphone. Bookmark it on your smartphone and you can take the quizzes just before you go in to take the actual driving theory test and the knowledge will be fresh in your short-term memory, too.