RAWALPINDI: 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 computerised traffic sign testing system for Light Traffic Vehicles (LTV) and Heavy Traffic Vehicles (HTV) driving licenses.
The new system had been introduced to improve the efficiency of the department, he said adding, under the new system, the CTP and Motor Vehicle Examiner (MVE) were conducting a computerised test for road signs for LTV and HTV driving licenses.
In order to facilitate the computer illiterate applicants, the CTP started an hour-long free computer class which would be held every Friday and Saturday. The applicants would be imparted training and they would also be educated on the traffic signs theory by the experts of CTP, Education Wing.
“The computerised traffic sign testing system has helped to end the misuse of powers to a great extent and reduce malpractices,” he said.