Government Fleet Top News

Government of Guam Uncertain of Number of Vehicles in Fleet

October 10, 2007

AGANA, GUAM – The government of Guam does not know the total number of vehicles its agencies own or lease, according to an audit report from the Office of the Public Auditor, according to the Pacific Daily News. The purpose of the audit was to verify the accuracy of GovGuam’s vehicle inventory and monitor compliance with Public Law 28-90, which requires the Department of Public Works to maintain an inventory of all of the government’s motor vehicles. The audit excluded specialty vehicles such as fire trucks, buses, ambulances, and the like.

The audit report stated, “DPW failed to maintain a current, accurate, and complete inventory of general purpose vehicles owned by the government of Guam.”

There was a marked difference in the total numbers of government vehicles: Public Works said there are 2,269. The Department of Revenue and Taxation said there are 3,109, though the agency listed vehicles as old as 1,953 models in the inventory. The Department of Administration puts the number of government vehicles at 1,242. Agency reporting puts the total at 1,383 vehicles.

DPW Director Larry Perez said his agency is researching systems to manage and track the government fleet, but that funding is an issue.

Comment On This Story

Name:  
Email:  
Comment: (Maximum 10000 characters)  
Leave this field empty:
* Please note that every comment is moderated.

FleetFAQ

Public Fleet Tracking And Telematics

Amin Amini from Verizon will answer your questions and challenges

View All

Recent Topics

Hello, We are a County Fire District and presently have above ground fuel tanks at 26 Fire Stations. We would like to install an...

View Topic

Do you insure your technicians personal tools? Do you have any policies in regards to technicians keeping a personal inventory of their...

View Topic

Fleet Documents

1055 Fleet Documents (and counting) to Download!

Sponsored by

ROUSH CleanTech, a division of Roush Enterprises, designs, engineers, manufactures and installs propane autogas fuel system technology for medium-duty Ford commercial vehicles and Blue Bird and Micro Bird school buses.

Read more