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Construction And Use Regulations

Volume 975: debated on Wednesday 5 December 1979

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asked the Minister of Transport if he is satisfied with the present level of compliance with construction and use regulations covering road vehicles.

:Compliance is good in the case of new vehicles, but less so for vehicles which have been in use for some time. The annual test helps to warn owners of deterioration. But they should realise the importance to safety of keeping brakes, tyres and other vehicle systems in good order at all times whether or not a test is due.