Traffic officers have the important responsibility of ensuring the safety of our roads. Traffic Officers enforce road rules for both drivers and pedestrians to prevent accidents and deaths from occurring. The main goal of a Traffic Officer’s tasks is to save lives whilst ensuring a safe and free flow of traffic.
- patrolling roadways by car, motorcycles, or on foot
- using speed-measuring devices to enforce the speed limit
- identifying signs of a drunk driver, testing them and determining if an offence has been committed
- distributing fines
- inspecting vehicles for road worthiness
- checking vehicles for valid registration and outstanding fines
- monitoring cellphone usage
- a good driver?
- able to work with people with difficult personalities?
- someone with a strong sense of duty and obligation to uphold the law?
- South African Citizen
- Grade 12 or equivalent
- No criminal record
- Code B driving Licence (manual)
- Medical Certificate
- Less than 35 years of age
COLLEGES AND ACADEMIES:
- Limpopo Traffic Training College, Polokwane – Limpopo, 015 967 0467
- Boekenhoutkloof Traffic Training College, Pretoria – Gauteng, 083 676 5133
- Kwazulu Natal Traffic Training College, Pietermaritzburg – KZN, 033 394 0202
- Lengau Traffic Training College, Bloemfontein - Free State, 051 409 0444
- Mangaung Traffic Training College, Bloemfontein - Free State, 051 412 8100
- Gene Louw Traffic Training College, Cape - Western Cape, 021 983 1501
- Durban Metro Police Traffic Training College, Durban – KZN, 031 701 0462
- Johannesburg Metro Police Dept Academy, Johannesburg – Gauteng, 011 429 5010
- Tshwane Metro Police Dept Academy, Pretoria – Gauteng, 012 358 0005
- Ekurhuleni Metro Police Dept Academy, Springs – Gauteng, 011 812 8700
- Port Elizabeth Traffic Training College, Port Elizabeth - Eastern Cape, 041 390 4501
- Matjhabeng Traffic Training College, Welkom - Free State, 051 876 2224