The transport ministry has introduced it has applied a brand new coverage ruling relating to the driving force schooling curriculum (KPP01) course, step one in direction of acquiring a motorbike class or motorcar driving licence (LMM) within the nation.
Efficient September 15, 2023, any particular person who presently has both a motorbike class or motorcar driving licence (LMM) intending to acquire a LMM within the class completely different to their current licence is exempted from attending the KPP01 course and idea check for a second time.
For instance, somebody who has handed the KPP01 idea check for a motorbike license doesn’t have to do the KPP01 once more when testing for a motorcar driving license, and vice versa.
Candidates are nevertheless nonetheless required to bear coaching associated to KPP02 (sensible, on circuit) and KPP03 (sensible, on highway) checks at driving establishments for his or her respective car courses (motorbike and motorcar). The age eligibility requirement for licences stays unchanged at 16 for a motorbike licence and 17 for a motorcar driving licence.
Transport minister Anthony Loke mentioned the curriculum to be taught in driving courses could be merged and candidates would be taught the theoretical components for motorbike and automobile dealing with concurrently, as The Star studies.
He mentioned it’s hoped that the initiative, which was applied primarily based on public suggestions, goals to save lots of time and value for these wanting to acquire a LMM. “We consider this new ruling will deliver profit to the general public as they now not want to sit down for an additional spherical of six-hour class simply to acquire one other licence. We additionally count on the general public to take pleasure in a saving of RM100 from this ruling,” he mentioned.
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