Figures obtained in an ongoing PRWeek Freedom of Information Act investigation into public sector spending also revealed he department spent £255,000 in the previous 12 months.
The DfT's main focus is the THINK! Road safety campaign.
Meanwhile the DVLA's fees decreased to £371,000, down from £872,000 in 2005/06. The DVLA’s largest campaign was in 2005/06 when £499,000 was spent on launching electronic vehicle licensing.
The DfT's agencies include Fishburn Hedges, QBO, The Red Consultancy and Kinross & Render.