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


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