The Driver and Vehicle License Authority (DVLA) is launching the automation system, developed by Engineering Systems and Services Limited (ESS) on February 18, 2014. The system will enable users to register, request for services and obtain invoices online. The automation of DVLA services and operation will ensure efficient service delivery, good record keeping, facilitate road safety through improved enforcement of regulations and real time availability of, and access to data by stakeholders.
Reports from Axim in the Western region have it that at least three people have died with over 25 sustaining various degrees of burns after a premix fuel tanker off-loading fuel for the fisher folks exploded.
More casualties are likely to be recorded, but so far only three have been seen and the reports say they have been charred beyond recognition.Most of the injured have been rushed to the Axim government hospital and health officials say they are overwhelmed with the numbers, adding that some of them would have to be rushed to the Affia Nkwanta Hospital Speaking to Accra based Joy FM, Acting Hospital Administrator, Joseph Ayeni said “information we had was that there was light off so they were using generator to drop some premix fuel to serve the fishermen and we understood the generator sparked some fire and all those that were around sustained various degrees of injuries and were rushed to the hospital.
“Apparently those [injured] that I counted were 25, two were female and the rest are male. Some of them have sustained injuries which are about 95 percent of their bodies burnt and for some the injuries are minor