Rawalpindi Traffic Police goes Digital

The City Traffic Police have introduced a new ‘Touch Screen System’ for conducting test for driving licence, said Chief Traffic Officer (CTO) Dr. Muhammad Akhtar Abbas. He stated this while addressing a ceremony held here on Monday to inaugurate the new system.

Additional Inspector General of Police, Traffic Punjab, Zahid Mehmood, Regional Police Officer (RPO) Rawalpindi, Additional Inspector General of Police Muhammad Aslam Tareen inaugurated the new system. City Police Officer (CPO) Rawalpindi, Senior Traffic Officer (STO) Syed Ishtiaq Hussain Shah and other officers were also present on the occasion.

The CTO told the participants that the IT department of the CTP prepared the automatic sign testing system. He said that 400 questions have been fed in the touch screen system and the candidates have to reply at least seven questions out of 10, which would appear on the screen, to qualify for the driving licence.

He said that special software of ‘voice option’ has also been fed in the system for illiterate candidates. He said that the licences have been upgraded with a security bar code, adding that the security features could be checked through UV light.

Source: The News