An investigation into causes of poor maintainance of government vehicles: a case study in Nyando district
Bogonko, Jared B
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The research exercise was carried out with a view of investigating in to the causes or poor maintenance of govern men t owned vehicles in Nyando district. The population consisted of four (4) departments namely Works, Education, Agriculture and Provincial Administration. The researcher used purpose sampling in which he decided to consider the four departments mentioned above, which proved economical ill terms of money and time spent. The study covered all models or vehicles owned by each department that was visited which were in good condition and the ones that required repair and service. The study was conducted through survey design. References to the literature review one contained in the bibliography while questionnaires and interview schedules were used to collect data. At the methodology level, the researcher collected data and analysed them. The aim here is to investigate in all objective manner and gather necessary data using various data col lection techniques to arrive at a useful conclusion. In the presentation and interpretation of significant facts ~n the tables, the researcher deduced that there was relationship between percentage change in price over initial and the percentage number of cases of vehicles requiring repair and service. The higher the percentage change in price, the lower the percentage number and service. The literature review reveals that there was no relationship between percentage shortfall of funds and percentage number of cases of vehicles requiring repair and service. There was a positive response by contractors towards repair and service of' vehicles .