Many vehicle owners are being forced to sit throughout the night outside of Licensing offices, subjecting themselves to criminals.
Clearly, the Government is incapable of utilising modern technology to properly schedule appointments and operate an efficient system of public transportation.
At San Fernando, the line for the inspection pit stretches for more than half a mile, resulting in the loss of productive hours of work and causing stress and discomfort.
Ironically, this dreadful state of affairs exists at a time when Prime Minister Dr. Keith Rowley boasted that $1.6 billion is being invested in the country’s second city.
The absence of digitisation in the public service is an obvious and key factor in the slow, inefficient process at the Licensing offices.
This is also a prime reason for Trinidad and Tobago’s abysmally low standing in the Ease of Doing Business metrics and the Rowley Government’s inability to attract or retain investors.
The Government’s chronic inability to handle everyday matters proves, yet again, that it is unsuited to manage the ship of state, especially during raging crises.