We had an address and where told to come at am on the 6th. Our GPS is outdated area unmapped so I went on Mapquest to make sure I knew where the two garages were located and hoped to find the right one first. The only problem — there are not road signs on all the roads. Thankfully after making three different wrong turns and 10 minutes of circling the same roundabout I found the one garage, there were not two. It was a huge complex that was at least a block long. I could not find the entrance through all the trucks parked outside.
I found a truck stall and saw a mechanic inside. I knocked on the window and asked in my fabulous French where the controle technique was.
He told me and I pretty much understood what he said but in fact not really. They again gave me directions that I fouled up. There were dozens and dozens of trucks parked everywhere. I finally found the small sign that pointed to the controle technique. There were multiple trucks in line and a car. I parked to make sure that this time I was in fact in the right place.
Again my limited French worked and the man behind the counter took me outside and guided me and my car to a scattered line of trucks to wait my turn. I told him that the man had told me to wait here in my car and and pointed out the spot where I believed the inspection would be. He spent the next 10 minutes trying to figure out where he was supposed to go with his car. I had faith at this point that I would get my turn. Trucks continued to go in and out of the lot. Multiple times myself and the trucks and car behind me had to move for the big rigs coming through.
Finally I was up — only one hour later… As I pulled up to the garage, the door shut and the men left the building for a coffee break for 15 minutes. I was just happy to be next at this point.
I was also just hoping that the car would pass inspection. I had heard stories of how difficult it can be to pass and when we had the tires changed they told me I had to put digital sensors on in order to pass. Once complete, according to Kalinda, daily inspections at Remera alone centre will increase to Meanwhile, police is also currently developing software that will make MIC operations computerized. Once completed, it means that those seeking the MIC services will no longer queue in banks to pay for the services as it will be done online.
Others will include e-booking and electronically archiving files of every vehicle, among others. View the discussion thread. By Times Reporter. Twitter Facebook Email Whatsapp linkedin.
Arrests According to CSP Kalinda, 13 people suspected of either posing as brokers for the MIC services or attempting to bribe officers to unlawfully offer them illegal services have been arrested in the past one month. The improved services also saw the number inspections annually increasing tremendously. According to Kalinda, the centre also receives foreign vehicles. Have Your Say Leave a comment. Snapshots Must Reads.
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