The Associate Transport Minister has announced the preferred changes to the VDAM Rule, for New Zealand's heavy vehicle dimensions and mass limits.
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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.
Public submissions on the review are now available, as well as the Summary and Analysis of Submissions from the February 2016 consultation.
Investment in long-lived transport infrastructure is subject to uncertainty. Failure to manage uncertainty can result in costly mistakes.
The Ministry of Transport has released a report investigating the role of air freight in New Zealand’s imports and exports.
The Associate Minister of Transport Craig Foss has released the Safer Journeys Action Plan 2016 – 2020 and the Why do People Die in Road Crashes report.
The Ministry commissioned the Transportation Research Centre at the University of Auckland in 2014 to advise on the best design for a national transport model.
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.