Road Safety

The key function of Road Safety Unit is to ensure reduction of crashes, deaths and injuries on South Africa’s roads. The main objective of the unit is to contribute towards safer roads in the country through education and awareness programmes in all provincial and local spheres of government departments responsible for traffic and road safety including local authorities, transport entities as well private sector and NGOs.  

The Unit provides strategic leadership to the entire road safety sector through overseeing the implementation of the Nation Road Safety Strategy 2016 - 2030. The Unit is also responsible for promoting safer road conduct by all categories of road users in the country. This is done through formal and informal means of knowledge transfer and practise using specific programmes and projects.