More cars and a record year of travel shows Kiwis’ continued appetite for motor vehicles.
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On 28 June 2018, Transport Minister Phil Twyford announced an increase in petrol excise duty of 3.5 cents per litre to take effect from 31 September 2018, and further 3.5 cent increases in 2019 and 2020.
The three recent serious bus crashes on New Zealand roads are tragic events that have impacted many people. Our thoughts are with all those affected.
The 2017 social cost of road crashes and injuries update shows the total social cost of motor vehicle injury crashes in 2016. This is estimated at $4.17 billion
Our transport sector is experiencing a period of rapid technological change and is influenced by many uncertain factors such as consumer preferences and the future size and make-up of our population. The ways in which we travel and move our freight around the country constantly change and will no doubt look much different in 25 years. That’s why it’s important to understand the drivers of change and what the future for transport may look like as we head into the mid-21st Century.
The International Transport Forum has produced a report simulating the potential effects of shared mobility in Auckland. Shared mobility refers to the use of shared taxis taking up to six passengers or taxi-buses taking 8-16 passengers.
MoT has released its Annual Vehicle Fleet statistics. These show the fleet size, number of vehicles and distance travelled per capita all growing during 2016.
The Ministry of Transport has released the draft Government Policy Statement on land transport 2018/19 – 2027/28.
The third evaluation of the new road user charges system has been completed.
The NZ Transport Agency has published the first of a series of guidelines for public electric vehicle charging facilities.
The Government and Auckland Council have released the Auckland Transport Alignment Project (ATAP) Recommended Strategic Approach.
The Land Transport Amendment Bill was introduced to Parliament on 12 September 2016. The Bill aims to promote the efficiency, effectiveness, and safety of the land transport system.
Associate Transport Minister Craig Foss has announced that alcohol interlock sentences will become mandatory for serious and repeat drink-drive offenders.
How do you rank safety, cost, travel time, reliability, environment and maintenance when you travel? Complete our survey and have your say.
The New Zealand Open Data community would like to see public transport, road assessment and crash analysis system (CAS) data made available in an open format.
The Associate Transport Minister has announced the preferred changes to the VDAM Rule, for New Zealand's heavy vehicle dimensions and mass limits.
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.
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.