Some time ago the Motors Trades Association campaigned
against the banning (for safety reasons) of space saver tyres
being sold with cars. It would have cost their members.
Currently they are campaigning against Warrant of Fitness
changes. It will cost their members.
I am unconvinced of their overriding concern for the
With regards to MTA marketing and communications manager Ian
Stronach's reply to Mel R Tapp (13/10/12) quoting ". . .
serious crashes in Christchurch found 22% had no WOF".
Were the crashes attributable to car faults? Did the drivers
of those cars have a higher crash rate than average drivers?