Transport Research Centre is the state research agency of the Ministry of Transport and Communications of the Czech Republic (MOT). CDV was established in 1992 as the Czech successor to the former Czechoslovak Transport Research Institute (est. 1955). Main activities cover research and consultancy in all transport modes on national, regional and local level. CDV is the major contractor for number of national projects, funded by Ministry of Transport and Communications, Ministry of Environment and Ministry of Interior & Czech Police Presidium.