Basic traffic rules in New Zealand:
- Driving is possible in the presence of international human rights (for foreigners);
- Vehicles move on the left side of the road;
- For offenses are issued summonses - if the year they accumulate more than 20, the driver is deprived of rights;
- Do not exceed the speed;
- It is forbidden to overtake on certain sections of the route;
- Always use seat belts;
- It is forbidden to driving drunk and under the influence of drugs.
Traffic Regulations stipulated speed limits for different road types:
- It is forbidden to drive faster than 50-70 km / h on urban routes;
- The maximum limit for country roads is 100 km / h;
- In areas of mountain roads, rather narrow and winding, not recommended to exceed the limit of 55 km / h.
Local road information signs abound - you're sure to be aware of the speed limit.
Due to the low traffic density and the number of vehicles in general, in New Zealand no problem with parking. You can always find a free parking space. Parking in the country are divided into free and paid. In downtown areas dominated by paid parking. Cost of 1 hour is about 2 NZD (New Zealand Dollar). Free parking is available in the remote parts of the city. We all have limited time parking use.
The cost of fuel: features rental cars in New Zealand
Vehicle owners can count on two types of fuel offered at gas stations - unleaded gasoline is called regular and a corresponding 92-brand and premium gasoline. These fuels are available for every refueling. A system of self-service.
Average fuel prices:
- Gasoline - 1,51 USD;
- Diesel fuel - 0,91 USD.
Gas refueling as fuel, are generally not used.