National Car Testing

Department/Agency

National Car Testing Service

Key information

The results for the national car test (NCT), distinguishing full tests and re-tests. Also included are details of the top failure causes.

Source

Administrative records of National Car Testing Service Limited (NCTS), who, following a competitive tender process, operate the compulsory national car test on behalf of the Government.

Scope

These statistics relate to all cars four years and older which have been submitted for the national car test.

Frequency

Monthly

Reference period

Calendar year

Start date

2000

Timeliness

The current year cumulative total is updated on a monthly basis

Classifications

  • Car test results
    Pass; Fail refusal; Fail dangerous.

Theme

Business Sectors - Transport

Page Created

2009-06-05

Page Modified

2015-07-31

Keywords

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