Cape Town to assist with licences

2012-06-21 11:07
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Cape Town - The City of Cape Town may start a free drivers' licence training programme for the unemployed, it was reported on Thursday.

The Cape Times reported that sub-councils may set aside funding for this purpose, with the city appointing a driving school to provide the training and testing.

City spokesperson Kylie Hatton told the newspaper that the project was still in its conceptual stages and she could therefore not say who the beneficiaries would be and who the service providers were.

In the last two years, more than 3 000 people in the province had already benefited from free learner's licence training courses.

These courses gave tuition in road signs, rules and motor vehicle controls, with learners sitting through a simulation test at the end.

The community safety department did not, however, pay for or organise the actual learner's licence test.

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