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A303: Inspections

Volume 487: debated on Thursday 12 February 2009

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport how many vehicles of each nationality of registration were (a) inspected and (b) prohibited following inspection at the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency checkpoint at Wylye on the A303(T) in the latest year for which figures are available; and for what reasons each vehicle was prohibited. (255883)

The Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA)'s inspection figures from its site at Wylye are as follows:

Country

Roadworthiness inspections

Mechanical prohibitions

Heavy goods vehicle roadworthiness inspections

Belgium

1

0

Eire

2

1

France

1

0

Germany

0

0

Great Britain

32

6

Lithuania

3

0

Netherlands

4

2

Northern Ireland

0

0

Poland

4

0

Romania

1

1

Slovenia

2

1

Spain

1

0

Yugoslavia

1

0

Grand total

52

11

Trailer roadworthiness inspections

Belgium

4

1

Eire

1

0

France

1

0

Great Britain

13

3

Lithuania

1

0

Netherlands

6

2

Poland

2

2

Slovenia

2

0

Spain

1

1

Yugoslavia

1

0

Grand total

32

9

Heavy goods vehicle traffic inspections

Country

Traffic inspections

Drivers hours prohibitions

Weighed inspections

Overloads prohibitions

Belgium

0

0

0

0

Eire

0

0

0

0

France

2

0

2

0

Germany

1

0

1

1

Great Britain

5

2

3

1

Lithuania

1

0

1

0

Netherlands

3

1

2

0

Northern Ireland

1

1

1

0

Poland

1

0

1

0

Romania

0

0

0

0

Slovenia

2

2

2

0

Spain

1

0

1

0

Yugoslavia

1

0

1

0

Grand total

18

6

15

2

Light goods vehicle traffic inspections

Country

Weighed inspections

Overloading prohibitions

Great Britain

3

3

Poland

1

1

Grand total

4

4

Figures are from April 08 to January 2009.