This guide lists the actions to take when roadworthiness defects are found during:
- roadside vehicle inspections
- annual tests
It’s used by DVSA examiners and authorised constables, but you can use it to 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.