THESE RULES COME INTO EFFECT ON 1 JUNE 2018

Road Traffic Rules - Licensing of Drivers 2017

This Rule sets out the requirements for obtaining and renewing a licence to drive a motor vehicle on a public street in Papua New Guinea. Download the Rule from here.


Road Traffic Rules - Registration of Motor Vehicles 2017

This Rule sets out the requirements for registering and renewing the registration of motor vehicles in Papua New Guinea. Download the Rule from here


Road Traffic Rules - Passenger & Goods Transport Licensing 2017

This Rule sets out the requirements for licensing of motor vehicles used to transport passengers and goods for hire or reward in Papua New Guinea. Download the Rule from here.


Road Traffic Rules - Vehicle Standards and Compliance 2017

This Rule sets out the requirements for the construction and testing of motor vehicles used on public streets in Papua New Guinea. Download the Rule from here.


Road Traffic Rules - Vehicle Standards and Compliance 2017 (with amendment)

This Rule with Amendment, will come into effect on the 1st of January 2019. This Rule is an update of the 2017 version of the Rule, to incorporate amended or new provision for frontal impact, exhaust emissions, refrigerant in air conditioning units, brake and clutch lining, stability control, wheel, hub and axle assemblies, glazing, doors and locks, seats and anchorages, seatbelts and anchorages, and child restraints. The Rules also includes updated provision for passenger transport vehicles including entrances and exits, seats, interior lighting, ventilation and air conditioning, wheelchair restraint system, exhaust system, engine and transmission, fuel tank and fuel lines, and fire extinguishers. New provisions are added relating to age of vehicles, and inspection and certification of vehicles, at the time they are imported. Download the Rule from here.


Road Traffic Rules - Road User Rules 2017

This Rule sets out the requirements for use of public streets in Papua New Guinea. The rule applies to all road users, whether they are drivers, riders, passengers, pedestrians, or leading or droving animals. Download the Rule from here.