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In order to realize our two main objectives of protection of lives and traffic safety; we provide education/training, promotions, research, traffic broadcasting, driver’s license examination and management, and other services to reduce the number of traffic accidents and to better inform the public about traffic knowledge.

2011 ~ 2014
  • 2015.11.27

    Transferred to the Road Traffic Authority Wonju Innovation City
  • 2014.07.09

    Launched Traffic Broadcasting service at Gyoungbuk
  • 2013.08.26

    Launched Traffic Broadcasting service at Changwon
  • 2012.07.23

    Launched Traffic Broadcasting service at Ulsan
  • 2011.01.01

    Merged with the Driver's License Management Agency
2000 ~ 2010
  • 2008.06.22

    Changed name to 'Road Traffic Authority'
  • 2005.12.01

    Built the Central Traffic Information Center
  • 2005.12.01

    Launched of DMB service by TBN
  • 2005.10.31

    Changed name to 'TBN Korea Traffic Broadcasting Network'
  • 2002.05.15

    Launched Traffic Broadcasting service at Jeonju
  • 2001.11

    Launched Traffic Broadcasting service at Kangwon province
1990 ~ 1999
  • 1999.07

    Launched Traffic Broadcasting service at Daejon and Daegu
  • 1999.01.29

    Changed name to 'Road Traffic Safety & Management Authority'
  • 1997.12

    Launched Traffic Broadcasting service at Gwangju and Busan
  • 1997.05

    Officially registered with the International road traffic accident database called RTAD
  • 1997.01.01

    Established new Traffic Broadcasting Business Division
  • 1995.07.27

    Changed name of R&D division to 'Traffic Science Research Center'
  • 1990.11.15

    Finished the construction of the new office building
1980 ~ 1989
  • 1986.09.01

    Changed name of R&D division to 'Road Traffic Safety Research Center'
  • 1986.07.17

    Officially registered with the US Traffic Research Board (TRB)
  • 1985.04.18

    Finished the construction of the main office building
  • 1984.01.09

    Established R&;D Center to research traffic problems
  • 1981.05.19

    Officially registered with the International Road Traffic Safety Association called PRI
  • 1980.05.22

    Changed name to 'Road Traffic Safety Association'
1950
  • 1954.02.12

    Established as the Korean Traffic Safety Association