Today on All about Vehicle Inspection with Automedics on Traffic Radio 96.1FM, the Director of Vehicle Inspection Service, Engr A. Toriola, answered one of the commonest Frequently Asked Question ” Will my vehicle be impounded if it fails the computerised vehicle inspection test”?
The answer is no. Failing an inspection does not mean the vehicle will be impounded or the owner asked to pay additional fines.
Whenever a vehicle is scheduled for inspection and has gone through all the processes, the result is digitally computed and printed out.
Based on the tests, the result comes out as either a pass or a fail. A passed test means the vehicle has successfully met all the safety requirements to make it legally compliant and fit for the roads.
If however, the vehicle fails the inspection, the certification officer will explain the defects to the owner or whoever brought the vehicle for inspection, so as to effectively communicate same to the mechanics to effectively fix the defects.
However, some defects are quite dangerous and cannot be excused. Hence, for the safety of all, such a vehicle would not be allowed to leave the premises so as to prevent it from being a hazard to the driver and other road users. In all fairness though, these cases are far and few in between.
So Lagosians, heave a sigh of relief. The State Government is passionate about your safety on the roads and with the establishment of the Lagos State Computerised Vehicle Inspection Service centres LACVIS, you can complement the gesture by bringing your vehicles to be tested .
LACVIS, Safer Roads and Sustainable Environment.