City Traffic Police (CTP) Rawalpindi on the directives of Chief Traffic Officer (CTO) Rawalpindi Muhammad Bin Ashraf had started computer classes to educate computer illiterate driving license applicants.
According to a CTP spokesman, in order to make the traffic sign testing more transparent, the CTP Rawalpindi had introduced computerized traffic sign testing system for Light Traffic Vehicles (LTV) and Heavy Traffic Vehicles (HTV) driving licenses.
The new system had been introduced to bring transparency in the licensing procedure and improve the efficiency of the department, he said adding, under the new system, the CTP and Motor Vehicle Examiner (MVE) were conducting a computerized test for road signs for LTV and HTV driving licenses.
He said that the step had been taken to improve the working of the CTP.
In order to facilitate the computer illiterate applicants, the CTP started an hour long free computer classes which would be held every Friday and Saturday. The applicants would be imparted training and they would also be educated the traffic signs theory by the experts of CTP, Education Wing.
He said the new testing system involves questions on the most frequently practiced traffic rules, which every license holder should know.
He informed that the CTO had directed the driving license testing authorities not to compromise on merit and transparency, adding the Driving License Testing System comprises very capable team members.
“The computerized traffic sign testing system has helped ending misuse of powers to a great extent and reduce malpractices,” he said.—APP