Friday, 6 September 2019

Questions (1604)

Seán Haughey


1604. Deputy Seán Haughey asked the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport the number of cars (details supplied) that failed the NCT on the basis of a throttle control fault alone to date in 2019; the number of these cars that subsequently underwent a retest and passed when the test was carried out at a higher rev in 2019, in view of the advice of the manufacturer; the date on which his attention and that of the NCT service was first drawn to the issue; the policy of the NCT service in relation to the issue; and if he will make a statement on the matter. [36073/19]

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Written answers (Question to Transport)

This is a matter for the Road Safety Authority. I have referred the question to the Authority for direct reply. I would ask the Deputy to contact my office if a response is not received within 10 days.