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Defective vehicles 2021 to 2023 (FOI)

Defective vehicles 2021 to 2023 (FOI)

Produced by the Freedom of Information office
Authored by Government of Jersey and published on 09 October 2023.
Prepared internally, no external costs.


Please update the tables in the Response A and Response B of that request with data since 2021 to date for the previous Freedom of Information request below:-

Defective vehicles (FOI)


The requested information is shown in the following tables:


Vehicle defects reported on-line in 2021 to 2023 to date

Defect type202120222023 to date
Corroded bodywork141319
Faulty light(s)406964
Faulty direction indicator(s)112
Inoperative brake light(s)155242211
Noisy exhaust11428
Exhaust smoke16615
Fuel leak111
Oil leak111
Faulty Number Plate279
Total reported244355351

Where multiple defects are indicated on the form, only the first defect reported is recorded in the above figures below. 

Vehicles examined by DVS following on-line reporting 2021 to 2023 to date

Year202120222023 to date
Examined by DVS

Letters are sent to all owners of reported defective vehicles where the details provided match the details on the register.  It is not possible to follow up on cases where the details do not match the register.

During 2021, and as a result of Covid-19 restrictions, a number of vehicle defect reports were followed up via telephone, with photographic evidence being provided to DVS as confirmation that the fault was repaired.

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