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Opportunities for Local Drivers: National Driving Academy

The Chairperson and Director met with the LTA Board and CEO at the LTA headquarters in Valelevu. The visit aimed to discuss the opportunity for establishing a National Driving Academy (NDA). LTA strongly supports the idea of establishing a NDA. The primary purpose of the Academy will be to train and license more drivers and meet the high exodus of bus and truck drivers from Fiji. A concept paper is drafted to determine the process of establishing and operating the NDA. The training to consider the following, among other things:

The Team felt it was high time for such an Academy to be established, given the increase in road fatalities and the departure of bus and truck drivers from Fiji.

  1. Road safety aspects
  2. OHS
  3. Transportation of Dangerous Goods
Meeting with the LTA Board members, CEO, and senior officials