Driving tests

What are forklift proximity detection systems?

Every year, a large number of injuries are caused by pedestrians being hit by forklifts. As forklifts are extremely heavy, they can create fatal crush injuries quite easily. The best solution is to completely separate pedestrians and forklifts but this

Tagged with: , | Posted in Forklift

What’s the difference between excessive speed and inappropriate speed?

truck crash

Excessive speed is where a driver exceeds the posted speed limit. For example, if the limit is 50km/h and the driver drives at 60km/h, this is excessive speed. Inappropriate speed is where the driver drives within the speed limit, but

Tagged with: , | Posted in Advice

How to safely get into and out of a heavy vehicle or forklift truck

Every year many drivers get injured through getting out of and into their truck unsafely. If you jump from your cab, when you hit the ground you’ll generate almost twice your bodyweight in force through your knees. It’s in an

Tagged with: , | Posted in Advice

Group riding on a motorbike – advice to stay safe

Group riding on motorbikes can be fun, but it can also make riding more dangerous and frustrating. Group size Groups should be kept small and always make sure that all riders are at a similar level otherwise the slowest tend

Tagged with: | Posted in Advice, Motorbike

Online driver safety course

mobile phone use while driving

How do you improve the safety of your employee drivers? There are six main areas you can improve driver safety: Reducing distractions Improving driver health and fitness Eliminating drug and alcohol usage Improving awareness of dangers so that drivers drive to

Tagged with: , , | Posted in Advice, Fleet

Driving at Work: Reducing Risks

off-road minibus

People who drive for work spend more time on the road in stressful situations while multitasking and therefore increase their risk of having an accident. In fact, according to NZTA and ACC, up to 25% of work vehicles will be

Tagged with: , , , | Posted in Advice, Fleet

Safe driving policy

How to create a safe driving policy Every company or entity that has employees, volunteers or contractors drive its vehicles or use their own vehicles directly for work purposes must have a safe driving policy. You can create your own,

Tagged with: , , | Posted in Advice, Fleet

New orange tape for motorway roadworks and temporary lanes

NZTA is introducing a new bright orange tape on Auckland’s motorways to help guide drivers through construction areas. It’s used in a continuous strip to help define temporary lanes. “The tape helps reduce the risk of an incident, particularly on

Tagged with: , , | Posted in Car, Heavy Vehicle, Motorbike, News
When was the last time you checked your Road Code knowledge?

Try some tests for free!

Road Code car quiz

Road Code motorbike quiz

Road Code heavy vehicle quiz