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|Norwegian Public Roads Administration|
|Ministry or Agency|
|The Norwegian Public Roads Administration is responsible for the planning, construction and operation of the national and county road networks, vehicle inspection and requirements, driver training and licensing. It is also authorized to grant subsidies for ferry operations.
On matter pertaining to national roads, the Public Road Administration is under the direction of the Ministry of Transport and Communications. On those related to county roads, the Regional Director is subordinated the county legislature.
The Public Roads Administration is under the leadership of the Directorate of Public Roads, which is an autonomous agency subordinated the Ministry of Transport and Communication. The Public Roads Administration encompasses five regional offices.
The objective of the Norwegian Public Roads Administration is to develop and maintain a safe, eco-friendly and efficient transport system. This is being done on a sound, professional basis by interacting with politicians, users and other interested parties.
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