Aleem Khan directs to start screening, training for commercial drivers
LAHORE: Punjab’s senior minister Abdul Aleem Khan on Wednesday directed to start screening and special training courses for commercial drivers from January 01, 2018 in the province.
According to a statement released from his office, Aleem Khan said that every driver will have to go through the process so as to ensure the safety of the passengers and added that no one can be allowed to play with the lives of innocent citizens.
The senior minister said that traffic schools in collaboration with private sector will be established in different citifies to provide profession skills to the drivers on the pattern of modern countries.
He said that public awareness campaign should remain continue and permanent camps be set up at difference places for this purpose.
The minister maintained that in educational institutions there should be special class once week in which young generation should also be apprised about the traffic rules and regulations.
Senior Minister directed that there should be coordinated efforts by traffic police, TEPA and other concerned agencies. He expressed satisfaction over the performance of traffic police and indicated that legislation in the assembly would also be undertaken if required.