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Voluntary Public Traffic Observers

Voluntary Public Traffic Observers(VPTOS)

To be recorded as a Voluntary Public Traffic Observer (VPTO), please complete the attached application form provided and forward it by post to the National Traffic Call Centre at the Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC), Private Bag X147, Pretoria, 0001, or alternatively fax it to 086 602-5928. You can also record your interest to register via telephone at (012) 999-5300, (not toll free) or e-mail an electronic completed application or report form to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. .

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Duties and Responsibilities of Traffic Observers

  • The participation by members of the Public in this project is entirely voluntary.
  • As a voluntary public Traffic Observer (VPTO), you will be required only to observe, record and submit the required information on the attached form.
  • A VPTO will undertake this voluntary task as inconspicuously as possible, for their own safety and security reasons, and will at no time be entitled to stop and/or confront a suspected or alleged traffic offender.

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