Specifically, the Department of transport is to assist the Assembly to formulate and implement policies on transport services within the framework of national police. The functions include the following:

Advised the assembly on matters relating to transport services in the district
Prohibit or restrict the driving of general or any specified vehicles on specified roads or specified direction.
Regulate the use and conduct of public vehicles, including the routes and parking places in accordance with the driver and other detail vehicle licensing authority act (Act 569)
Provide for the identification of licensed vehicles.
License taxis, bicycles and motor bikes and prescribe fees to be paid.
Establish, acquire and maintain transport services by land or water including ferries.
Maintain records of classified contractors and consultants in the transport services industry within the district.
Prepare composite progress and annual reports on transport works in the district.
Assist in the review of road designs by consultants for designated roads and
Establish, maintain and control parks for motor and other vehicles.