Friday 27th April, 2018 –All systems are go for the commencement of an audit of government vehicles that make up the Public Sector fleet.
According to a statement, officials from the Works Department conducted a test run ahead of the audit, which will begin on Monday 30thApril, 2018 and last until Friday 4th May, 2018 between the hours of 8:30am to 4:00pm at the Sir Vivian Richards Cricket Stadium.
Permanent Secretary within the Ministry of Works and Chairman of the Vehicle Use Management Policy Advisory Committee Mr. Clarence Pilgrim, along with Superintendent of Works Mr. Selvin Harley and Deputy Chief of Security Mr. Vernon Dowdy have all ensured that logistics for the audit have been tested.
There will be a total of 12 audit stations to ensure a speedy and seamless process.
For the week long audit, drivers of government vehicles must present to auditors a valid driver’s license, and an up-to-date vehicle registration card. Actions will be taken if drivers refuse to comply and a vehicle audit tag will not be issued.
It is expected that over one thousand vehicles will be audited next week, which includes heavy duty equipment.
Superintendent of Works, Selvin Harley is expected to coordinate the inspection of all heavy duty government vehicles and equipment at various Government work sites.