As well as being covered by the usual laws for businesses, road freight transport is regulated by:

New Zealand Police, particularly the Commercial Vehicle Safety Team (CVST)

Waka Kotahi NZ Transport Agency – commercial driving

WorkSafe NZ – WorkSafe has this trucking video

Ministry for Primary Industries, for all matters relating to animal welfare

Please note: The content of this Advisory has been issued to inform members of Transporting New Zealand. It is for road freight transport industry circulation, not for media publication. It can be forwarded in its entirety to members of Transporting New Zealand. It cannot be reproduced, or printed in parts, under any logo other than Ia Ara Aotearoa Transporting New Zealand’s logo, without written permission from Transporting New Zealand.