The association was founded in 1990 and has about 340 members (among others 190 student members and 145 extraordinary members). Moreover, Dispuut Verkeer has 7 honorary members. Extraordinary members consist of graduated students (i.e. engineers), employees of the faculty and other interested people in this field of study.
The main goals of Dispuut Verkeer are protecting the student's interests and rights in the study program and the introduction of students to their future profession. Furthermore Dispuut Verkeer tries to keep up the relations with companies and institutes, in order to create useful contacts for graduate students (trainee posts, jobs). By organizing activities like excursions, conferences, study trips, and lectures Dispuut Verkeer tries to meet up with these goals. Beside these activities Dispuut Verkeer organizes social activities like monthly drinks at PSOR café, a yearly barbecue, karting, bowling and a yearly extraordinary member diner.