The National Traffic Law Enforcement (NTLE), was established in terms of the Road Traffic Management Corporation Act 20 of 1999 as one of the Road Traffic Management Corporation Functional Units. National Traffic Law Enforcement is divided into two (2) Sub Units; namely: National Traffic Police and Norms, Standards & Compliance Unit.
The primary function of the National Traffic Police Unit is to provide for coordination, planning, regulation and facilitation of traffic law enforcement in respect of Road Traffic matters by national, provincial and local spheres of government by: ensuring driver and vehicle fitness, freight and public transport, dangerous driving, intoxicated driving, pedestrian enforcement, and overloading control amongst others.
Furthermore, the unit coordinates and harmonises standards and compliance through the three spheres of government and within SADC region in National Road Traffic and Transport Law enforcement through SADC Protocol Chapter 5 & 6 and, Bilateral and Multilateral Agreements. The SADC Protocol Chapter 5 & 6 and, Bilateral and Multilateral Agreements relates to the enforcement of Cross Border Road Transport Offences by monitoring of all port of entries, commercial and non-commercial border post throughout the country.
Traffic Officer Career Information