DVSA checks find hundreds of lorries cheating emissions standards

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 Hundreds of lorries have been caught with cheat devices to dodge emissions standards | Credit: Jeff Kubina on Flickr
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Hundreds of lorries have been caught with cheat devices to dodge emissions standards | Credit: Jeff Kubina on Flickr

Random checks across the UK catch 293 lorries fitted with 'cheat devices' designed to give false emissions readings

The Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) has discovered hundreds of lorries across the UK are fitted with cheat devices to falsify road emissions data, it said late last week. A four-month investigation...

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