The purpose of the Road Transport and Safety Agency is to contribute to national economic development through the implementation of Government policy on road transport,
traffic management and road safety. RTSA intends to achieve its purpose by systematically implementing its Corporate Plan 2006-13 whose major focus is summarized as:
- Implementing measures that are aimed at protecting the lives of all road users and their property through the introduction of appropriate road safety engineering, safety
education, publicity and enforcement of road traffic regulations;
- Undertaking functions relating to registration, examination and licensing of drivers and motor vehicles in Zambia;
- Establishing a sustainable and sound financial base for the provision and maintenance of road infrastructure.
RTSA's vision is “to aain an efficient and safe road transport system”.
RTSA's mission is “To promote road transport and safety through education, regulation and law enforcement”.