20 Dec 2019

MTA worried about unsafe cars on the roads

From Morning Report, 7:50 am on 20 December 2019

The Motor Trade Association obtained data that shows the percentage of fatal crashes involving some sort of vehicle factor - often bad tyres or lights - has tripled to 15 percent since 2013.

This is at the same time as Warrant of Fitness fail rates are climbing.

The MTA represents thousands of garages - its spokesperson Greig Epps is worried the Government's new Road to Zero plan won't tackle this.

He speaks to Susie Ferguson.