unroadworthy

unroadworthy

(ʌnˈrəʊdˌwɜːðɪ)
adj
(Automotive Engineering) not mechanically sound or suitable for use on the road
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unroadworthy

[ˈʌnˈrəʊdˌwɜːðɪ] ADJno apto para circular
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unroadworthy

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David Sholicar, of tyre firm Protyre which carried out the study, said: "Most drivers breath a sigh of relief when their car passes its MoT, but advisories are a warning they could become unroadworthy in weeks."
The Road Traffic Management Corporation (RTMC) has welcomed a court judgment that found a Pretoria taxi driver guilty for trying to bribe a traffic officer with R70 "cold drink money".Taxi driver John Mthembu was arrested by members of the National Traffic Police on 22 March 2019 on Botha Avenue in Lyttleton when it was determined that he was driving an unroadworthy vehicle.
Three uninsured vehicles were seized and three unroadworthy vehicles were banned from the road until they are repaired and reinspected.
A Kiambu County lawmaker, whose Toyota Hiace bore photos of Deputy President William Ruto in military uniform, has been charged with operating an unroadworthy vehicle.Witeithie Ward Rep Julius Taki was on Tuesday presented before a Thika magistrate court and the particulars of the charge stated that he was found operating a private vehicle with defective seat belts.
'The vehicle itself looks old and unroadworthy. How can police a vehicle move around with just one headlight?
Swansea Crown Court heard the firm was guilty of "clocking" - turning back the recorded mileage on a vehicle - misrepresenting the condition of cars, refusing to give refunds, and selling dangerous and unroadworthy cars.
A MOTORIST admitted he got behind the wheel of an "unroadworthy" car the day after he unknowingly hit and killed a man.
He said the Lexmoto motorcycle was found to be unroadworthy due to defective brakes.
A used car dealer sold a dangerous and unroadworthy Jeep Grand Cherokee with faulty brakes for [pounds sterling]2,500 after advertising it online as a "stunning" vehicle.
The court heard the business sold dangerous and unroadworthy vehicles and wrongly told customers vehicles had MOTs and warranties.
Police said the Ferrari 458 Spider was crushed because it had no insurance and was unroadworthy.