Dubai has launched a Licensing Intelligent Operations Centre to manage the sections of Drivers Licensing Operations, Vehicles Licensing Support and Smart Monitoring Centre.
Dubai , Dubai
24 December 2020, 12:00 AM
31 December 2020, 12:00 AM
Driver licensing operations get a boost with the inauguration of new smart centre in Dubai.
Mattar Mohammed Al Tayer, Director-General, Chairman of the Board of Executive Directors of Roads and Transport Authority (RTA), and Abdullah Mohammed Al Basti, Secretary-General of Dubai Executive Council, recently launched Licensing Intelligent Operations Centre (LIOC).
The center covers 28 vehicle testing centres and 19 branches of vehicle driving institutes besides monitoring commercial activities and heavy trucks remotely.
The centre has ten systems that support remote smart monitoring and inspection operations. These systems relate to sensing of electronic licensing, theoretical training rooms, drivers training, vehicle safety, commercial licensing, vehicle rental, geographic tracking, camera management and measuring weight and dimensions of vehicles on the move.
The centre aims to improve traffic safety and reduce accidents by strengthening the management of driving institutes.
Mohammad Nabhan, the director of Licensing Activities Monitoring, conducted a briefing on the operational efficiency of the smart monitoring centre, which has seen 100 per cent improvement between 2017 and 2020 and the improvement rate is set to further shoot up to 400 per cent by 2023. The briefing also stated that the number of testing centres and driving institutes covered increased from 34 in 2017 to 45 in 2020 and the number is expected to reach 53 centres and institutes by 2023.