Akin-George Fashola, the Director of Automobile Inspection Service, Lagos State has revealed that the Lagos State authorities has launched a brand new format for automobile inspection within the state.
Talking on Tuesday, Mr Fashola mentioned the brand new format which entails inspection of automobiles earlier than the issuance of roadworthiness was launched as a result of automobile house owners don’t return for inspections of their automobiles when issued a roadworthiness certificates.
He mentioned the inspection of automobiles may be performed at any of the centres inside the state at no extra price as the fee has been added for the overall package deal of renewing automobile particulars.
Prior to now, automobile house owners have been issued roadworthiness certificates to carry again the automobile for inspection inside 30 days. Nevertheless, Mr Fashola has mentioned that the strategy will not be in place.
“The previous format of issuing a roadworthiness certificates after which anticipating the automobile house owners to carry their cars ahead for inspection inside 30 days is not sustainable as most individuals don’t carry their automobiles for the mentioned inspection as soon as the certificates is issued.”
Mr Fashola urged automobile house owners to avail their automobiles for inspection as the price of doing that has already been added for the renewal of car particulars.
“We’re interesting to automobile house owners within the state to come back ahead with their automobiles as the fee is already inclusive within the complete package deal they paid for the renewal of car particulars.
“You may go to any centre inside the size and breadth of the state; even if you happen to do your first inspection on the mainland and also you needed to do your second inspection on the island, you haven’t any drawback as a result of they’re all linked,” he added.
In accordance with Mr Fashola, the referral notes issued usually are not an automated clearance and automobile house owners can now examine their automobiles at any of the centres not essentially the primary centre it was performed.
“The referral word that we give while you come to us is only for a grace interval that covers 30 days through which we count on you to have checked and stuck the automobile. The referral word isn’t an automated clearance,” Mr Fashola mentioned.
The Lagos State Authorities had earlier introduced plans to start the ‘No Inspection, No Certificates of Roadworthiness’ coverage by January 2022, as a part of the reforms within the transportation system within the state to assist enhance security on all roads throughout the metropolis.