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History

TS (Korea Transportation Safety Authority)
"For a bright future without traffic accidents..."

The purpose is to implement projects to prevent traffic accidents and contribute to the efficiency of transportation safety management and to the protection of lives, bodies, and properties of the citizens. (Article 1 of the Korea Transportation Safety Authority Act)

  • 2019
    • 01. 01 Begins to Manage the Vehicle Safety Research Institute as an Auxiliary Facility
  • 2018
    • 01. 01 Korea Transportation Safety Authority Act is Passed
    • 01. 01 Changed Its Name to Korea Transportation Safety Authority
    • 11 Began Operation of the Hazardous Material Transportation Safety Management Center
    • 12. 10 Completed the Construction of Testbed for Self-Driving Cars
  • 2017
    • 03 Began Operation of the Korea Traffic Education Center in Hwaseong
  • 2016
    • 03 Implemented Qualification Renewal Test for Elderly Bus Drivers
    • 05. 30 Cooperated with Regional Organizations to Pursue Projects that Create a City of Happiness and Safe Transportation
    • 11. 25 Completed the Construction of the Korea Traffic Education Center in Hwaseong
  • 2015
    • 09. 25 Accepted the consignment of inspection work on aviation error indication lamp and daytime sign
  • 2014
    • 03. 19 Implemented the review of the Railway Total Test Operation result
    • 03. 19 Implemented the approval inspection of the Railway Safety Management System
    • 04. 07 Implemented the regular inspection on the emission gas of two-wheeled vehicles
  • 2013
    • 12. 03 Completed the construction of high-tech test driving road
  • 2012
    • 08 Commenced Qualification Test of Bus Drivers
  • 2011
    • 11. 25 Commenced the re-inspection work of pressure-resistant containers in CNG vehicles
  • 2010
    • 05.17 Awarded the Presidential Commendation on Family Day
  • 2009
    • 03. 02 Opened the Research and Education Center for a Safe Driving Experience
    • 03. 30 Introduced the General Vehicle Inspection System
  • 2008
    • 12. 19 Completed the construction of the Research and Education Center for Safe Driving Experience
  • 2006
    • 03. 16 Commenced the Railway Safety Inspection work
    • 06. 07 The Northern Gyeonggi Branch commenced business
    • 06. 08 The Ulsan Branch commenced business
  • 2005
    • 11. 08 Established the Railway Center
  • 2004
    • 01. 26 Commenced Qualification Test of ULV Pilots and Safety Certification Inspections
    • 07. 01 Commenced Qualification Test of Freight Transport Drivers and Education for Drivers
  • 2003
    • 01. 01 Commenced the approval work for the structural change of two-wheeled vehicles
    • 05. 07 Completed the construction of automobile driving test site
  • 2002
    • 04. 12 Commenced the investigation on automobile defects
    • 05. 20 Conducted precision examination on exhaust gas for commercial vehicles
    • 06. 03 Transferred the head office of the Authority (located in Ansan, Gyeonggi-do)
  • 2000
    • 01. 01 Commenced support work for traffic accident victims
    • 03. 21 Sold Living (Transportation & Tourism) TV
  • 1995
    • 03. 01 Transportation & Tourism TV aired
    • 04. 05 Renamed Transportation Safety Authority
  • 1993
    • 09. 01 Comprehensive Cable TV Program (Transportation and Tourism) business permitted (Bureau of Public Information)
    • 11. 26 Completed the 1st stage construction work of the Automobile Testing and Research Institute
    • 12. 11 Reorganized into 11 branches (Seoul, Busan Gyeongnam, Daegu Gyeongbuk, Incheon, Gwangju Jeonnam, Daejeon Chungnam, Gyeonggi, Gangwon, Chungbuk, Jeonbuk, Jeju)
  • 1991
    • 03. 18 Ground-breaking ceremony of the 1st stage construction work for the Automobile Testing and Research Institute
  • 1987
    • 05. 15 Established the Automobile Testing and Research Institute
  • 1981
    • 01. 05 Promulgated the Enforcement Ordinance of the Transportation Safety Promotion Authority Act (Presidential Decree No. 10151)
    • 07. 01 Established the Transportation Safety Promotion Authority
  • 1979
    • 12. 28 Enacted and promulgated the Transportation Safety Promotion Authority Act (Law No. 3185)