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Total Inaugurates Driving Simulator Centre

November 29 , 2020

Total Ethiopia S.C. inaugurated its fuel truck driving simulator centre established for four million Birr to train truck drivers with computerised equipment to maintain the safety of the trucks and drivers. The inauguration ceremony was held at the end of last week and attended by Abdulber Shemsu, deputy director-general of the Federal Transport Authority. The main risk to the company was during transportation, and it solved it by efficiently training and supervising drivers, according to Berhanu Regassa, operation manager at Total Ethiopia, which is engaged in fuels, lubricants, liquefied petroleum gas (LPG), bitumen, and other supplies. To supervise truck drivers, Total has installed cameras on 75pc of its vehicles, and the remaining trucks will be equipped with cameras within a year, according to Berhanu. Total Ethiopia, which was established 63 years ago, celebrated 1,025 days without a traffic accident. The oil firm registered 790 million Br in capital, retails more than 700,000tn of fuels annually, and operates 150 retail stations.


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