Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency | Easter traffic hotspots and advice

Driving tips

  • Drive to the conditions, allow plenty of time, take regular breaks
  • Check your vehicle is safe to drive. Check your tyres, wipers, lights and indicators, and ensure you have a valid Warrant of Fitness before you leave.
  • Be patient, so everyone can relax and enjoy their holiday.
  • Drive to the conditions - whether it’s the weather, the road you’re on, the time of day or the volume of traffic on the roads.
  • Take regular breaks to stay alert.
  • Keep a safe following distance from vehicles in front so you can stop safely.
  • Allow plenty of time. You’re on holiday, no need to rush.
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