Road Transport Management System
Reduction of crashes saves lives
Vehicle maintenance prevents breakdowns
Preventing overloads preserves our road networks
Driver Wellness, Safety, Loading, Productivity
What is RTMS ?
RTMS Info Pack
Road Transport Management Systems
The RTMS National Standard (SANS 1395-1) has been published by the South Africa Bureau of Standards (SABS) and compliance is assessed by SANAS accredited 3rd party auditors.
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RTMS therefore is a system that voluntarily regulates the heavy vehicle industry and has achieved significant results in:
- Reduction and minimisation of overloading
- Preventing road damage and preserving our infrastructure
- Enhancing the safety of heavy vehicles on our national roads
- Taking care of truck drivers’ health (Driver Wellness Initiatives)
- Reduction of traffic violations (e.g. reducing speeding incidents)
- Improving efficiency in various industry supply chains
- Actively promoting skills development within the transport sector
How do I get Started?
Obtain a copy of the
RTMS standard (SANS 1395:2019) from the SABS (www.sabs.co.za)
Develop your company procedures, as per the requirements of the
Implement the required processes, ensuring that records are maintained for all vehicles, trips and drivers.
Once you are satisfied that your business complies with the RTMS
standard, complete the application form and send to a SANAS accredited RTMS Certification Body.
Claim excellence in the management of road transport operation!
Deputy Minister of Transport Speech
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Stellenbosch RTMS workshop 1 March 2018
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RTMS is recognised and actively promoted by major industry bodies and affiliates.