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New licensing option for safer motorcycling coming soon

The NZTA is introducing an optional competency-based training and assessment (CBTA) licensing regime for motorcyclists from 1 March 2014. Transport Agency Road Safety Director Ernst Zollner said CBTA would provide a new training and assessment option for people getting their

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Drink driving limits to be reduced

According to Stuff, cabinet has approved a lower drink driving limit of 50mg per 100ml of blood down from 80mg. It will still be some time before this comes into effect because the legislation to change the law hasn’t had

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Labour Weekend traffic

NZTA is advising drivers to start planning their Labour Weekend travel so they can avoid the inevitable snarl-ups, particularly north of Auckland. Drivers wanting to avoid congestion on SH1 can take SH16 between Wellsford and either the Silverdale interchange on

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Speed limit passing a stationary school bus will be more rigorously enforced

If you are driving around when school buses are operating you may not be aware that there is a 20kph speed limit if you are passing a school bus dropping off or picking up children, regardless of which direction you

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