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Diesels NOT had annual check for 12 years in NI



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https://www.bbc.co.uk/news/uk-northern-ireland-45643031


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Emissions tests on diesel cars have not been carried out during MOTs in Northern Ireland for 12 years, despite being legally required.
The tests were crucial, an air pollution expert told BBC Spotlight, and not to do them was "virtually criminal".
The government is legally required to do an emissions test on diesels.
The Driver & Vehicle Agency (DVA) said its staff do a "visual test" and make a "personal judgement" about emissions.

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Penalty for no MOT is 60, I think.

NI smokers don't need to worry about that for emissions.
Yet... Lots of small journeys can cause issues for diesels.

VW et al wasted all that tech, when all they had to do was ship em through Northern Ireland.

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