On March 17, 2015, following an international tender process, Uganda's Ministry of Works and Transport awarded SGS an exclusive contract to design, implement and perform roadworthiness inspections nationwide. Vehicles will be subject to safety and emission inspections beginning next year.

SGS and the Ministry of Works and Transport will work together to make sure the program actively contributes to the enhancement of road safety and the reduction of transport related vehicle emissions.

This program will benefit Uganda through investment in infrastructure, including the newest test equipment, and the sharing of international best practices. Additionally, the program will create job opportunities for both men and women, who will also have access to training to become best-in-class in their profession.

SGS is the world’s leading inspection company and a proud investor and active partner in Africa. The Motor Vehicle Inspection Program for Uganda will support the country's goal of becoming a safer place to live.

About SGS statutory vehicle inspections

SGS statutory vehicle inspections ensure that public and private vehicles comply with local, national and international regulations. Highly qualified mechanical technicians carry out inspections to ensure compliance with safety, emission and comfort standards.

For more information, please contact:

Thomas Revillard
Automotive Business Development Manager Africa and Middle East
1, place des Alpes
Geneva, CH 1211
+41 (22) 739 91 11

About SGS

SGS is the world’s leading inspection, verification, testing and certification company. SGS is recognized as the global benchmark for quality and integrity. With more than 80,000 employees, SGS operates a network of over 1,650 offices and laboratories around the world.