Technical, Entrepreneurial and Vocational Education and Training Authority (TEVETA) in collaboration with Malawi Energy Regulatory Authority (MERA) and the Directorate of Road Traffic and Safety Services has embarked on a training of trainers of bulk vehicle operators in the country.
Speaking to YFM online, TEVETA Head of Regulatory and Compliance Services, Charles Phiri said the main aim of the training is to improve the way how cargo drivers operate on the roads of Malawi and also internationally.
“The training will run for one week with the owners of different driving schools across the country with the sole aim of imparting the required skills to them,” he said.
In his remarks the Chief Executive Officer for MERA, Collins Magalasi said: “Malawi has been experiencing in transit loses of fuel which among other factors is due to the risky behavior of siphoning fuel from the tankers which some drivers do on the way.”
“TEVETA is geared to monitor all training institutions and see how they are delivering to the trainers in the country,” Phiri said.