To ask the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport his plans to introduce a statutory control procedure in relation to written-off vehicles to ensure that severely and irreparably damaged vehicles are never let back on the road, and where a written-off vehicle can be repaired it will only be allowed back into service if repaired to acceptable standards; and if he will make a statement on the matter.

– Anthony Lawlor.

* For WRITTEN answer on Tuesday, 4th November, 2014.

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41246/14 Proof: 1227

Answered by the Minister for Transport, Tourism and Sport
Paschal Donohoe


My Department is currently working on the General Scheme of the next Road Traffic Bill, which I hope to bring to Government for approval and permission for formal drafting in the next few weeks.

The matters referred to by the Deputy will be addressed in the context of this Bill.