Motor Traffic Dept to issue special permits for bus drivers
The Department of Motor Traffic states that a programme to issue special permits authorising bus drivers to engage in public transport will commence in the Western Province.
Commissioner General of the Department Jagath Chandrasiri said that about 600 private bus drivers have already been trained.
The Commissioner General stated that the certificate will be issued following the completion of the training programme.
He also added that the certificate will allow the inclusion of the title ” Public transport ” on the drivers’ licence following the renewal of the licences of the bus drivers. He added that drivers without the said title will not be allowed into the public transport sphere in the future.