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Lorries: Safety

Volume 464: debated on Wednesday 10 October 2007

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many heavy goods vehicle annual safety tests were conducted by VOSA in each financial year since 2000-01; and what percentage of heavy goods vehicles failed (a) initial and (b) final safety test in each financial year. (155985)

The Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA) publishes figures of how many heavy goods vehicle annual safety tests were conducted by VOSA in each financial year since 2000-01; and what percentage of heavy goods vehicles failed (a) initial and (b) final safety test in each financial year in its Effectiveness Report. This is available on-line at www.vosa.gov.uk or in the House of Commons Library, Business and Transport Section.