Motorists with expired permits get one month grace period

Motorists in traffic jam on 8th Street, Namuwongo, Kampala recently. The government has given motorists, whose driving permits expired during the 42-day lockdown, a  one-month grace period to renew them. PHOTO/ FILE 

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The government has given motorists, whose driving permits expired during the 42-day lockdown, a  one-month grace period to renew them .
This was revealed during a press conference in Kampala at the weekend by  the State minister in-charge of Transport, Mr Fred Byamukama.
“The exemption is for only motorists whose permits expired during lockdown. We are giving you one month so that by September 1, you have sorted the problem,” Mr Byamukama said.

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