Traffic and travel updates: visit the Journey Planner website(external link) for more information about the latest road closures affecting the South Island following the recent weather events.
Certain driving offences incur demerit points. If you accumulate 100 or more demerit points in any two-year period, your licence can be suspended for three months.
At the end of a suspension or disqualification, you need to vist a driver licensing agent to apply to get your licence back.
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