DVLA Prepares Pilot Of New Regulations For Ridesharing Services In Ghana

The Driver and Vehicle Licensing Authority (DVLA) is preparing to pilot new regulations for ridesharing services including Uber and Bolt.

With these new regulations, the DVLA will provide faster registration of vehicles, specific DVLA identification of ride-sharing vehicles and a biannual renewal of roadworthiness of vehicles.

“The Authority is on the verge of piloting a system to fully regulate the use of private Vehicles for ridesharing commercial activities-such as Uber and Taxify (Bolt),” the Chief Executive of DVLA, Mr. Kwasi Agyeman Busia said at an event.

He added that “the changes would include a clearer identification, a faster registration, and the twice a year renewal of road Worthiness of such Vehicles”.