Compliance levels in Northern Ireland have continued to improve, the latest figures from the Driver & Vehicle Agency (DVA) show. According to the DVA’s latest compliance survey, 640 goods vehicles over 3.5 tonne GVW were examined in random roadside checks in Northern Ireland in 2013-2014 with just 20% (128) being issued with a prosecution, prohibition or fixed penalty notice as a result of a roadworthiness defect or traffic offence. This rate of non-compliance compares favourably with previous years, in particular […]
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