If you drive a special-type vehicle that isn't a forklift on the road, you must have a W, T or R endorsement on your driver licence.
To do any combination of Wheels, Tracks or Rollers endorsement course together will take approximately five (5) hours (1/2 Day).
This course includes theory and practical components and includes:
W endorsement - vehicles that run on wheels that aren’t forklifts, passenger vehicles, tractors, fire engines, trade vehicles or vehicle recovery service vehicles
R endorsement - vehicles that run on rollers.
T endorsement - vehicles that run on self-laying tracks.
The size weight and speed of the vehicle will be relevant to the class of licence you hold. There is a table of the limits on this NZTA WTR endorsement fact sheet.
To find out more - some useful information is available on the NZTA website.
1/2 Day (4-5 hours)
Must hold a minimum of a full Class 1 licence.
Be 16 years of age or over
Applicants for whom English is a second language must meet IELTS (or equivalent) Level 5.0 (General Training). Proof of this will be required.
Full Wheels Tracks and Rollers - 3 Endorsements (W, T and R)
$385 GST inclusive per person
Includes all learning material and course completion certificate.
Once you have completed the approved course you will be given a certificate. You must take this to an NZTA licensing agent (VTNZ or AA) and have your endorsement(s) put on your licence.
The certificate is not a valid endorsement until on your licence.