Transport Agency moves to stamp out dodgy seatbelt repairs

Vehicle warrant of fitness inspectors alarmed at illegal repairs of seatbelts have forced action from authorities.

The Transport Agency has rushed in more powers to catch out the dodgy belts – but scepticism remains whether it can, or wants to, tackle the cowboys.

“It has come to our attention that there is concern in the industry that vehicles are being passed for WoF and CoF with unauthorised re-webbed seatbelts,” the agency said in an advisory to the industry.

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