The Road Transport and Safety Agency was established under the Road Traffic Act No. 11 of 2002 and become fully operational in 2006.

Mandate

The main functions of the Agency are:

  • To effectively implement policy on transport, traffic management and road safety
  • To effectively and efficiently register motor vehicles and trailers in accordance with the road traffic act
  • To timely issue licenses and permits in accordance with the road traffic act
  • To implement international protocols and treaties on road transport efficiently
  • To pay out such percentages of money into the road fund from revenues collected in a transparent and accountable manner
  • To conduct effective road safety education
  • To coordinate road safety programs effectively
  • To approve and monitor the effectiveness of road safety programs undertaken by anybody, person or institution
  • To effectively formulate and conduct programs to promote road safety in conjunction with stakeholders.
  • To make contributions towards the cost of programs for promoting road safety undertaken by other authorities or bodies.
  • Approve safety activities undertaken by other authorities or bodies.

Vision

 A safe, inclusive and economically enabling road transport system. 

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Mission

To deliver a safe, efficient, client focused and inclusive road transport system which supports Socio-economic Development.

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Core Values

  • The Road Transport and Safety Agency will conduct its business with the following values: 
  • Service excellence:  Endeavour to do better always.
  • Accountability: Taking ownership in all situations involved. 
  • Fairness:  Impartial and just treatment or behaviour to others. 
  • Efficiency: Timely desired work output. 
  • Confidentiality:  Non-disclosure of private Information.
  • Integrity:  A quality of honesty and strong moral principles. 
  • Transparency:  Openness/confident to share with clarity to others.