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Renew Your Operating Licenses or Be Closed- Police Warns Driving Schools

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In the campaign to make sure that road accidents are reduced, Uganda police together with the ministry of works and transport have orded all driving schools to renew their operating licenses before they close them out.

This was revealed by the directorates spokesperson, Ms Farida Nampiima.

We are warning all those people operating the driving schools to renew their operating licenses before they are closed, she said.

Traffic police have also directed that testing of candidates to drive heavy vehicles such as buses and trailers is also to be done by police at the Forces headquarters in Kampala.

All buses with pending traffic tickets, without PSV license and third party insurance shall not be allowed on the road, she added.

According to the June 5-11 traffic police report, Uganda registered 419 accidents of which 67 were fatal, 266 serious and 116 minor.

It was also noted that from June 12-18, the country posted 50 fatal accidents. About 204 accidents were serious with with 101minor accidents recorded over the same period.

According to Ms Nantume Catherine, the communication and customer care manager for Uganda drivers licensing systems, once the driving schools and traffic police have tested and approved, they will print and issue the Driving License in a convenient and timely manner.

She also noted that Drivers can go into any of our seven branches and be assured of great service.

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