Heavy vehicle specialist certification
Please choose from the options below
- 1 Vehicle Identification
- 2 External projections
- 3 Dimensions
- 4 Structure
- 5 Brakes
- 6 Occupant features
- 7 Vehicle dynamic performance
- 8 Equipment fitting
- 9 Towing connections
- 10 Load retention
- 11 Local manufacturing
- 12 Additional topics
- Technical bulletins
Latest news & updates
1 April 2014
From 1 April 2014 the In-service VIRM (WoF) will no longer be on the inspection portal and WoF inspectors will need to use the In-service VIRM (WoF & CoF). Read on to find out more.
18 February 2014
Read about removal of the ‘WoF only’ VIRM, WoF frequency update, getting into the CoF inspection market, headlamp light output, rusty boat trailers, 2013 WoF complaints stats, how to deal with odometer corrections, and more.
1 January 2014
This amendment covers the new WoF expiry for some light vehicles and removal of the scratchbuilt vehicle definition, and for CoF, clarification of 12-month CoF for new light rental vehicles and changes related to heavy vehicle braking.
11 November 2013
This amendment covers WoF frequency and related changes for agricultural vehicles, the new WoF label, and OEM wheel rim options for some heavy vehicles.
25 October 2013
Amendment to water damaged vehicle file review and LT351W issue.
14 October 2013
This VIRM amendment covers a range of general technical clarifications and changes.
10 October 2013
The new web-based PRS manuals are now online.
25 September 2013
General amendment and clarifications | Addition of Fire damage section | 1 January 2014 changes included
22 August 2013
Read about the WoF frequency changes, new WoF labels and the public information campaign.
1 August 2013
Tow coupling safety alert | 2 Axle-stop/retention devices – important warning | Information for heavy vehicle operators and drivers on the NZTA website | New resource for HPSV operators | Holland FW31 series fifth wheels – warning | ORS and entering TSL numbers
1 July 2013
The amendment is live. Take a look at the changes ...