SPEECHES

Hon. Aggrey Bagiire, Minister of State for Transport, PDTU Launch, 6 July 2017
Hon. Simon D’Ujanga, Minister of State for Energy, PDTU Launch, 6 July 2017
Mr. Christian Schnurre, GIZ Country Director, PDTU Launch, 6 July 2017
Ms. Sarah Mann, Deputy British High Commissioner, PDTU Launch, 6 July 2017
Dr. Jovin Mwemezi, East African Community Representative, PDTU Launch, 6 July 2017
Mr. Neil Rettie, Project Manager, Transaid, PDTU Launch, 6 July 2017

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Partners launch Professional Driver Training Uganda project

6 July 2017 – At least 12 driver trainers and 800 drivers of Large Commercial Vehicles are set to receive training in accordance with the East African Community Standardised Curriculum for Drivers of Large Commercial Vehicles...Learn more

Sensitization and registration of professional drivers commences

17 August 2017 – The Professional Driver Training Uganda (PDTU) project has kicked off a campaign to sensitize and register drivers for a programme aimed at improving the quality of training for drivers and driving instructors in Uganda. ...Learn more

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS


What are the benefits of the training?
• Increased skills and employability
• Job Progression / Promotion
• Improved road safety

What qualifications does one need to be eligible?
• For CM (medium truck) training, one needs to have held a B class licnce for a minimum of three years and be over 25 years of age
• For CH (heavy truck) training, one needs to have held a CM class licence for at least three years and be over 30 years of age Find

Where is the training taking place?
• Safe Way Right Way has established a new training facility at the Sibed Transport Ltd. yard in Mukono. The facility will offer theoretical and practical training to drivers of Heavy Goods Vehicles and Passenger Service Vehicles.
• Currently, all training will be held here, although should the opportunity arise to have a training facility in other locations, that will be considered too.

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