Defence Road Transport Manual
The Defence Road Transport Manual (DRTM) is the primary policy document for the operation and management of road vehicles in Defence. The DRTM also contains relevant instructions, training guidance and road transport management procedures to support the implementation of Defence wide transport policy.
Defence is responsible for ensuring the management and operation of Defence vehicles accords with safe practices and prescribed legislation and regulations. The DRTM applies to all Defence personnel and external service providers, who in the course of their duty are responsible for the management, supervision, control, operation and maintenance of Defence vehicles.