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Traffic Services Department<span> <div class="image-gallery-slider img-gal-1" id="img-gal-1" data-slides="3" data-slide="1" style="height:493.5px;"><div class="image-gallery-content" style="height:414px;">​​​​​​ <figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-1"><img class="responsive" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/Traffic-Services-Scholar-Patrols-06.jpg" alt="" style="display:none;" /><figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>The City and Provincial Road Safety have paired to start <a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/departments-city-initiatives/traffic-services/scholar-patrol">scholar patrols</a>, which help keep our children and community safe on our streets.</p></figcaption></figure> <figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-2"><img class="responsive" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/Traffic-Services-Road-Safety-Lectures-08.jpg" alt="" style="display:none;" /><figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>Our <a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/departments-city-initiatives/traffic-services/road-safety-lectures">road safety ​​​​​​​lectures</a> are held at schools and aim to inform learners about every aspect of road safety. </p></figcaption></figure> <figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-3"><img class="responsive" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/TRAFFIC_newatlantis.jpg" alt="" style="width:948px;display:none;" /><figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>The <a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/departments-city-initiatives/traffic-services/new-atlantis-driving-licence-testing-centre">Atlantis Driving Licence Testing Centre</a> is being upgraded and will relocate to a new base that will improve service and traffic operations in the area.</p> </figcaption></figure> <figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-4"><img class="responsive" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/TRAFFIC_business.jpg" alt="" style="width:1324px;display:none;" /><figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>The aim of the <a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/departments-city-initiatives/traffic-services/traffic-services-business-improvement-project">Traffic Services Business Improvement Project</a> is to increase the service performance at the City's driving licence testing centres. </p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-5"><img class="responsive" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/TRAFFIC_muizdeploy.jpg" alt="" style="width:948px;display:none;" /><figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>The new <a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/departments-city-initiatives/traffic-services/muizenberg-deployment-centre">Muizenberg Deployment Centre</a> was founded to ensure a more rapid response time to any traffic-related incidents in the area.</p> </figcaption> </figure> <figure class="itemSlide slide-left slide-6"><img class="responsive" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/Inline%20Images/TRAFFIC_gallows.jpg" alt="" style="width:956px;display:none;" /><figcaption class="image-slide-text" style="display:none;"> <p>The <a href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/see-all-city-facilities/our-service-facilities/Drivers%20licence%20testing%20centres/Gallows%20Hills%20Driving%20Licence%20Testing%20Centre">Gallows Hill Driving Licence Testing Centre</a> is being upgraded to improve service and operations and make the entire building more sustainable.</p> </figcaption> </figure> </div><div class="image-gallery-control"> <div class="image-gallery-caption"><p> <a title="title" href="#"> <b>Aerial view of Cape Town</b></a> - Loren ipsum dolor sit amet loren ipsum dolor sit amet Loren ipsum dolor sit amet.</p></div><div class="image-gallery-nav"><div class="nav-info">1 of 6</div><div class="slide-next"> <i class="icon arrow-white-next"></i> </div><div class="slide-prev"> <i class="icon arrow-white-prev"></i>​</div></div></div></div></span><p> <strong>Operations section </strong> <br>The General Enforcement Branch has a number of responsibilities, namely enforcing by-laws, traffic control and regulation at events, road safety education and technical enforcement.</p><p> <strong>Licensing and Lipro section</strong><br>The Licensing and Prosecutions Branch runs 18 driving license testing centres across the city to accommodate the demand for learner and driving license applications and tests, and processes traffic fines and warrants of arrest.</p><p> <strong>Support Services Branch<br></strong>The Support Services Branch consists of four sections:</p> <ul><li>Resource Planning and Administration</li><li>General Administration and Logistics Support</li><li>Finance</li><li>Information Management</li></ul><p>​At the Traffic Services Department, we are committed to improving road safety by providing effective driving license services and traffic enforcement.</p><p>We are responsible for enforcing the City of Cape Town’s traffic laws and clamping down on offences such as speeding, driving under the influence of alcohol, and driving recklessly. </p><p>Our purpose is to:</p><ul><li>provide quality services (law enforcement, logistics and administration, education and licencing);</li><li>increase voluntary compliance of road users in respect of road rules;</li><li>reduce traffic offence rates and accident rates; and</li><li>improve management practices. </li></ul> <span> <ul class="lrg-icon-content"><li class="lrg-icon lrg-link"><div class="list-links">​ <a title="title" href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/City-Connect/Pay/Driving-and-vehicles/Fines/Pay-your-traffic-fine">Pay your traffic fine</a><a title="title" href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/Family%20and%20home/See-all-City-facilities/Our-service-facilities/Drivers%20licence%20testing%20centres">Find a drivers licence testing centre</a><a title="title" href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/City-Connect/apply/licences-and-permits/driving-and-vehicles/apply-for-new-or-replacement-drivers-licence/Apply%20for%20new%20or%20replacement%20driver%27s%20licence">Apply for a driving licence</a><a title="title" href="http://www.capetown.gov.za/City-Connect/apply/licences-and-permits/driving-and-vehicles/apply-for-a-learners-licence/Apply%20for%20a%20learner%27s%20licence">Apply for a learner’s licence</a></div></li></ul></span><blockquote cite="http://wwww.cite.co.za"><p> <em>​​"Our vision is to be recognised as one of the leading traffic services in the world." </em> <b>Heathcliff Thomas </b> <cite>Chief: Traffic Services</cite>​​ </p></blockquote><img alt="" src="http://resource.capetown.gov.za/cityassets/PublishingImages/Traffic-Services-Header.jpg" style="BORDER:0px solid;" /><span> <div class="contact"><h4>General enquiries </h4><address><ul><li>Email: <br><a href="mailto:traffic.services@capetown.gov.za">traffic.services@capetown.gov.za</a></li></ul></address></div></span> ​

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