Residencies of drivers will not be renewed if they drive small old model vehicles



In a move aimed to control drivers in transportation companies, the Labor Department in Public Authority for Manpower has launched procedures to reject renewal of work permits for drivers of small vehicles of old models.The department declared that the residencies of drivers registered under transportation companies will not be renewed if they drive small vehicles of models earlier than 2011.The residencies of drivers of heavy vehicles and machinery will not affected by this decision. This is because most of such heavy vehicles and machinery are often not new, which usually costs very high.-A.T.