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This guide lists the actions to take when roadworthiness defects are found during:
roadside vehicle inspections
It’s primarily for the use of DVSA examiners and authorised constables but has been made available to the public so vehicle owners, operators and drivers can become more aware of DVSA’s inspection standards and possible defects.
Updates are listed at the end of the document.
This isn’t a legal document. It must not be treated as an interpretation of the relevant laws, which only the courts can provide.