Bad drivers beware!

House approves points system to curb traffic violations

The National Assembly yesterday passed amendments which will facilitate a merit system, which can see the suspension and possibly the revocation of the licences of delinquent drivers for several months after a series of traffic violations.

The Motor Vehicle and Road Traffic (Amendment) Bill, according to its second Clause, also redefines the meaning of the word “owner” in the Principal Act to now mean any “person who is in possession of a motor vehicle which is the subject of a sales agreement, a power of attorney or a bill of sale.”

Clause 2 of the bill requires that “when a motor vehicle is being transferred, both the registered owner and the person into  …To continue reading, login with an active account or subscribe now.

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