Safety risk as roadworthiness plummets just three months after annual test


Haulage operators have been accused of ignoring road safety and posing "an immense risk" to the public after data showed the roadworthiness prohibition rate soared just three months after an MOT. The DVSA said its analysis of a large sample of commercial vehicle encounters showed that 10 times more prohibitions are issued three months after an annual test. Its examiners encountered a 25 percentage point increase in prohibitions compared to the first month after the annual test.

The data showed [...]

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