Driving schools

  • Analysis

    The corrupt relationship between VID and driving schools

    By Clayton Shereni HUMAN error is the largest cause of road carnage and drivers are major culprits in most of these unfortunate events that often claim hundreds of lives every year; leaving thousands with dream-shattering injuries. In Zimbabwe, the Vehicle Inspectorate Department (VID) oversees the roadworthiness of motor vehicles and has the sole right of issuing drivers licenses. It is…

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    Learner drivers urged to desist from bribing VID officers

    ZIMBABWE Driving Schools Owners Association (ZDSOA) president Onias Sanangure yesterday urged learner drivers to desist from bribing Vehicle Inspectorate Department (VID) officials to get licences and secure the documents on merit to save lives. There have been reports of corruption by VID officers who are reportedly demanding “facilitation fees” ranging from US$100 to US$150 to issue drivers’ licences. Instructors from…

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  • Local

    Driving schools seek to resume business

    A NUMBER of driving schools have approached the government over delayed re-opening of their institutions in the wake of the COViD-19 pandemic. The driving schools under the banner, Zimbabwe Driving School Owners association (ZDSOA) have since written to both the Transport ministry and Traffic Safety Council of Zimbabwe (TSCZ) seeking permission to reopen their businesses. In a statement, ZDSOa said…

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