Driving schools oppose new curriculum 

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Driving schools have decried the impending conflict between drivers and police following the implementation of a new curriculum for driving schools.

Members of the Kenya Driving School Association say execution of the new standardized curriculum has been rushed leading to arbitrary arrests of drivers who are yet to comply.

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The new driving rules introduced by NTSA last year have not been well received by the driving school owners.

NTSA Deputy Director Duncan Kibogong says they are conducting public hearing to make amendments to the draft bill before it is tabled in parliament.

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Addressing driving school owners Kibogong acknowledged there were teething problems which he said were anticipated.

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There have been complains on the transition and issuance of the smart driving licences which the deputy director noted will be fast tracked.

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John Magara the chairman of the Driving Schools Owners Association urged NTSA to involve all stakeholders in the amendment of the draft bill.

 

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