NZTA seeks submission on driver licensing draft amendment rule

NZTA seeks submission on driver licensing draft amendment rule

zero-alcohol-licence-img4The NZ transport agency is seeking comments on the draft Land Transport (Driver Licensing) Amendment Rule 2014.

The amendment rule would introduce five-year time limits for learner and restricted class 1 (car) and class 6 (motorcycle) driver licences, strengthen the evidence-of-identity requirements for driver licensing applicants and enable driver licensing and testing transactions to be conducted online.

The draft amendment Rule, together with explanatory material (including information about making a submission), Questions and answers and an online submission form, is available here The consultation material can also be viewed at the NZTA’s national office and regional offices. Parties are welcome to call the NZTA contact centre on freephone 0800 822 422 for further information about the proposed rule changes, or if they wish to be sent a hard copy of the consultation material.

If parties need further information about the rules process, please contact the rules team. The contact details are at the front of the overview material.

The transport agency welcomes all comments on the proposed rule changes. Please note that submissions close at 5pm on 28 May 2014.

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