DVLA Introduces Mobile Service

The Drivers and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) in Ghana has launched a mobile service aimed at simplifying the process of obtaining driving documents for Ghanaians.

The introduction of the mobile service is particularly focused on addressing the challenges faced by students when acquiring licenses and other driving documents while on campus.

This initiative also provides students with the opportunity to learn about driving and road regulations, promoting discipline on the roads.

DVLA’s Chief Executive Officer, Kwasi Agyeman Busia, made the announcement during the signing of a Memorandum of Understanding (MoU) between DVLA and the University for Development Studies (UDS).

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The collaboration aims to introduce the Tertiary Students Drivers Project (Test Drive) at UDS in Tamale, Northern Region. Through this project, the mobile service will be implemented to educate citizens and make license acquisition more accessible, enhancing safety for drivers and motorcycle riders.

As part of the agreement, UDS will introduce driving programs to enable students to obtain valid licenses.

The Vice Chancellor of UDS, Professor Seidu Alhassan, commended DVLA for prioritizing road user welfare.

He emphasized that the partnership would allow UDS to conduct research to enhance knowledge about driving and facilitate the implementation of new ideas.

The Head of Research, Business Development and Innovation at DVLA, Abraham Zaato, explained that the objective of the collaboration was to build partnerships for learning, research, and development to ensure easy access to licenses for applicants.

He highlighted that the MoU would also support research programs on driver and vehicle safety, provide research advisory services, and offer data services.

Additionally, the partnership would assist with theory test management, practical training, testing sites, and expand capacity for students through the implementation of TERDRIVE.

Overall, the introduction of the DVLA mobile service and the collaboration with UDS aims to bring driving services to the doorstep of the university community, providing students with comprehensive knowledge of road regulations and facilitating license acquisition.

By combining research, education, and practical training, the initiative aims to promote road safety and welfare among students and the wider population.

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