Belfast Telegraph

Tuesday 30 September 2014

Are DVA testing stations next for the hit list?

THE matter of the Driver and Vehicle Agency (News, March 13) defies logic. After 1920, licence-plate numbers were issued using the letters allocated previously to each county and each collected the road tax.

The Northern Ireland Ministry of Home Affairs was in charge of driving licences and, in 1955, it introduced driving tests and urban speed limits. Now, it seems, Britain has repatriated road tax and licence plates, but on what basis? Should we now expect them to close the vehicle testing stations and appoint designated garages to do the testing?

SENEX

Portstewart, Co Londonderry

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