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Driving Offences

Volume 480: debated on Thursday 16 October 2008

To ask the Secretary of State for the Home Department how many people were stopped by police for driving an unsafe car which did not comply with MOT requirements in (a) Wales and (b) each region of England in (i) each of the last 10 years and (ii) 2008. (227074)

Information on such stops is not recorded centrally.

Available information on court proceedings, issue of fixed penalty notices, Vehicle Defect Rectification Scheme notices and written warnings in respect of vehicle test and condition offences is contained in the Ministry of Justice Statistical Bulletin "Motoring Offences and Breath Test Statistics, England and Wales 2006" and its associated Supplementary Tables. The documents are available on the Ministry of Justice website at:

www.justice.gov.uk/publications/motoringoffences.htm