COVID-19 SERVICES UPDATE: Information for all alert levels, Waka Kotahi services and more

SCAM ALERTS: Report a phishing scam or learn about the latest phishing emails

ONLINE SERVICES: We currently have an issue with receiving some payments and are working to resolve this issue as quickly as possible. We apologise for any inconvenience.

EASTER WEEKEND – PLAN AHEAD: Heading away for the long weekend? Check our holiday journeys tool(external link)

SCAM ALERTS: Refund email and Vehicle licence (rego) renewal phishing emails

A forklift is special motor vehicle type designed principally to lift, carry or stack goods using one or more tines, platens, clamps or other similar attachments.

Driving a forklift on a road

To drive a forklift on a road, you must have a driver licence for the appropriate class and an F (forklift) driver licence endorsement. Your forklift must also be registered and have a warrant of fitness – and it may need an alternative fuel certificate.

Find out more about:

Operating a forklift

To operate a forklift in a workplace that may include a road, you must complete the training to the standard required by Approved Code of Practice for Training Operators and Instructors of Powered Industrial Lift Trucks (Forklifts).

Read the Worksafe's Forklift operator and instructor training factsheet(external link)