FAQ

General information about National register of traffic information

What is National register of traffic information?

National registry of traffic information ("Register") is a information service for local and foreign interested parties which provides a platform for simple identification of traffic information sources and subscription to such sources.

Register is created due to Commission delegated regulation (EU) nr. 886/20131 to fulfil requirement for National access point. It was decided to separate information about traffic information available (this Register) from actual access points, which are implemented independently.

What's the current implementation status?

Current version of Register is a prototype, which shall be later followed by more sophisticated version.

Read more Scope and state of Register implementation

Subscription of traffic information

How much does subscription cost?

Due to provision of minimal universal information about traffic related to the traffic safety, several sources will be provided for free.

Although some data sources can be charged.

Concrete terms for each source should be verified. More information can be found in section "Subscription process" for every source.

How to subscribe to specific information source?

Find a specific source of information and read section "Subscription process", where you can find instructions.

Where can I find technical information for traffic information subscription?

For given source find "Source type" and description within it:

  • used formats
  • used protocols

Formats and protocols provide links to detailed specifications in html and pdf in Czech and English, including schemas and samples.

Sources, source types, formats, protocols

What is the source of traffic information and how it differs from source type?

Source is a specific service providing traffic information available for subscription.

Source type is a generalised source, which can be re-used in similar conditions using specific values of formal parameters of given source. Source type is determined by specific format a protocol used (in specific version).

Read more Types of information in Register

How are formats described?

Every format has a mandatory sets of meta-data:

  • uri
  • name
  • short description
  • list of provided publications (combination of format and language)

Detailed information is included in concrete publication, which should contain:

  • concept description
  • schema
  • data samples

Real content may vary.

Cooperation in traffic information provision

I want to register as a traffic information provider, what should I do?

The question, of procedures for registration of any additional traffic information providers is in the state of discussions. Contact the administrator of this Register and express your interest in being traffic information provider and to be listed in Register.


  1. Commission delegated regulation (EU) n. 886/2013 of 15 May 2013 supplementing Directive 2010/40/EU of the European Parliament and of the Council with regard to data and procedures for the provision, where possible, of road safety-related minimum universal traffic information free of charge to users.