Checks To Catch Out Fake Truck Emissions
Enforcement staff from the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency have recently begun to check trucks for emissions cheat devices.
The devices can cut the price of operating a vehicle whilst at the same time giving false emissions readings, which could mean that excessive emissions are being released into the atmosphere without the government knowing.
According to the World Health Organization, in 2016, 4.2 million people died as a result of exposure to outdoor air pollution.
If the enforcement staff catch a driver using an emissions cheat device or a faulty emission control system, they will be given 10 days to remove the device or undertake repairs to their system. And if they carry on using the device or the system has not been repaired, they will be dealt a £300 fine or they could have their vehicle removed from the road.
In some circumstances the DVSA can pass on its findings to the Traffic Commissioners for Great Britain – they would be able take away a company’s license to operate.
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