Pointers to control the functions of trip-hailing transportation company operators in the country have been launched by the Driver and Car or truck Licensing Authority (DVLA)
Homeowners of these motor vehicles are to existing the vehicles at the Electronic Transport Centre at the DVLA headquarters at Cantonments in Accra, with each other with the Car or truck Registration Certification for verification and authentication.
They will pay a 60-cedi cost for the verification and authentication system, a assertion issued by the DVLA dated November 7 declared.
“Having correctly signed up, the car need to now bear roadworthy assessment and certification every single 6 months as it is the circumstance for all commercial automobiles,” it said.
Drivers of these ride hailing providers underneath the suggestions, are mandated to present their driver’s licence at DVLA headquarters for verification and authentication, for which they will pay 60 cedis for the expert services every single yr.
“This service is renewable annually,” the assertion indicated, adding “drivers need to make certain that, at all occasions, they possess a valid driver’s licence”.
For the trip hailing businesses, they are essential to now post to the DVLA, proof of organization registration and can only sign on only drivers and autos “verified and approved” by the DVLA.
They are also needed below the guidelines, to “submit quarterly studies in the type as agreed with the Authority”.
Why the pointers?
The DVLA explained is intended to supply standard info to all motorists, auto house owners, digital (ridesharing platform) transportation procedure businesses and the normal public, about needs for functioning and signing up to a digital transport system in the country.
The rules, it claimed, was drafted in consultation with the Ministry of Transport, Nationwide Road Basic safety Fee, the MTTD of Ghana Police Provider and other critical stakeholders.