Thursday 19th April, 2018-Government is moving to implement strict measures to effectively monitor and maintain its fleet of vehicles.
A warning is being issued that those who do not comply will be refused fuel and maintenance services.
Government is stating that all vehicles must be duly audited. This position is being taken through the Ministry of Works.
A Government vehicle audit will take place from Monday 30th April, 2018 to Friday 4th May, 2018 at the Sir. Vivian Richards Cricket Stadium between the hours of 8:30am to 4:00pm daily.
Permanent Secretary within the Ministry of Works, and Chairman of the Vehicles Use and Management Policy Advisory Committee Mr. Clarence E Pilgrim, said:
“There are reports that some of the vehicles in the public sector fleet are not being properly managed, and the Ministry will be taking aggressive action against instances where public sector fleet vehicles are misused or abused.
“The audit of Government vehicles seeks to address all aspects of public sector fleet management to determine the physical status and effectiveness of the assigned vehicles that are in the Government fleet, and to efficiently manage the present resources in an effort to plan for future assignments and maintenance of the vehicles.” The Permanent Secretary concluded.