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Rutsa driving school observes 10th anniversary

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By Thejoto Nienu Updated: Aug 27, 2021 10:44 pm
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S Yaongsanglee Chang with Khriesaneisa Rutsa and other members during the 10th anniversary of Rutsa driving school in Kohima on August 27.

Our Correspondent
Kohima, Aug. 27 (EMN):
Rutsa driving school in Kohima observed its 10th anniversary with the Regional Transport Officer (RTO), Kohima, S Yaongsanglee Chang, as the special invitee on Friday.

Addressing the programme, Yaongsanglee called on the people to practice and adapt safe driving. While cautioning against the risk of self-learning in driving, he advocated getting professional guidance and support.

Yaongsanglee informed that about 100 vehicles used to be registered in RTO on average monthly, which shoots up to a thousand in a year. With an increase in the number of vehicles and limited parking spaces, he has stressed on the need for good driving etiquette.

While Kohima is on a mission for a smart city, the official stressed on the crucial role of transport system and urged all vehicle owners to own responsibility for smooth traffic operation. He further insisted on using seat belts and wear helmets for safety while driving.

The proprietor of Rutsa driving school, Khriesaneisa Rutsa, informed that the school started in August 2011 and trained over 6100 learners till date. He informed that the driving school not only teaches about the basics of driving alone but safety – road signs, traffic courtesy, use of lights, blowing horn, parking, how to overtake, do’s and don’ts and cleanliness.

Medonuo, a lady instructor, shared that mostly women take driving class due to different circumstances. She added that women in the region have easier access to getting their driving license unlike in other parts of the country. Another instructor Rovi and two other learners also shared their experiences on the occasion.

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By Thejoto Nienu Updated: Aug 27, 2021 10:44:49 pm