Donetsk, Aug 10 - DAN. The Donetsk People’s Republic traffic police registration offices have issued driving licenses to more than 46,000 residents since May 2015, the DPR Traffic Safety Inspectorate press service told the Donetsk News Agency on Friday.

“The Traffic Safety Department has issued more than 46,000 driving licenses since the beginning of operation of its registration offices,” a press service representative said.

In 2018, some 10,700 people received new driving licenses, she added.

The DPR began to issue driving licenses as it opened its traffic police district registration offices (MREO) on May 26, 2015. As of now, Donetsk has two MREOs and Makeyevka, Gorlovka, Enakievo, Shakhtyorsk and Starobeshevo have one each.*jk