Story: Cars and the motor industry

Plasticised paper licence (2nd of 3)

Plasticised paper licence

In 1986 plasticised paper licences were issued. These were known as lifetime licences as they expired over 50 years later. They were an inconvenient size and had to be folded to fit inside a wallet.

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Eric Pawson, 'Cars and the motor industry - Licensing, safety and limits', Te Ara - the Encyclopedia of New Zealand, (accessed 26 September 2023)

Story by Eric Pawson, published 11 Mar 2010, updated 1 Dec 2014