The government has announced it will pay for the driver's licence costs for young people on benefits or in care. The prime minister expects 2,500 young people will obtain a restricted licence through the scheme, which she hopes will then move them into jobs.
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Driver wings it after KFC fail
A hungry van driver got himself into a precarious situation trying to pick up his order from KFC without realising that his camper van was too high to get through the drive thru.
Four deaths in 24 hours, drivers urged to keep safe
There have been four road deaths since the official summer holiday road toll began just two days ago, sparking renewed calls by road safety charity Brake NZ to take extra care on the roads.
Drive safe this Labour weekend
The New Zealand Transport Agency and Police are urging travelers to take extra care on the roads this Labour weekend.
Could you survive without your phone for a whole weekend?
Students around the country are being urged to take part in a campaign to stop young people from using their phones while driving.
Drivers license apps to be translated into Māori and more
A Māori couple and creators of New Zealand's only Restricted and Full driving licence apps are looking to translate their devices into several languages including Māori. Swanie Mokaraka-Nelson says it's part of their move to engage more youth to get licenced and also to normalise te reo Māori.