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    Default Cut off your nose to spite your face - again here in the DR.

    Today's DR1 news has an article about the process for driver's to pay the fines they may receive from Amet from time to time.

    http://dr1.com/forums/showthread.php...75#post1798275

    Three freaking lines totaling potentially several hours each, two of the necessary lineups are at Amet itself - just to pay a traffic ticket? Are you kidding me? I cannot understand the mentality that allows a process to be created that is so burdensome that the payment process itself actually discourages people from complying.

    This bureaucratic obsession with complexity is evident in many processes here in this country from getting a driver's license to applying for residency. But hours later and three distinct stops just to pay a traffic fine? Someone (probably a whole lot of somebodies) needs to be fired and replaced with a modicum of common sense.

    The process should be:

    Take the ticket to the bank, pay it, and you're done. Amet should receive electronic notification that payment has been made and with a few clicks on a keyboard, the receipt # is matched with the ticket #. The Govt. is happy, the system is happy and the driver is happy that the matter is closed.

    No wonder "they" can't afford to enforce the driving laws. What should be a self funding and self sustaining system is hobbled from the get-go.

    Truly, stupid is as stupid does.

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    For reasons like this and several others, I'll stick with guaguas, conchos, taxis, and the Metro bus line. Maybe not quite as convenient, but no hassles from police, no vehicle repairs and maintenance, no insurance hassles, and last but not least, don't have to deal with crazy drivers.

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    Someone is listening...

    http://dr1.com/forums/showthread.php...65#post1798565

    Amet will make it easier to pay traffic tickets

    The Metropolitan Transport Authority (AMET) says that an automated system will soon allow ticketed motorists to have their fines quickly processed and cleared shortly after the penalties are paid at BanReservas.

    AMET says they have been working on the system with the bank and the Attorney General’s Office. The new system will eliminate the more than 12 hours in time traffic violators at present need to spend to pay the fine and then get AMET to remove it from their system. AMET says they are just waiting for the Attorney General to make the announcement of the start of the new system. As reported recently, because of the red tape, only 10% of fines levied by AMET agents have been paid.

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