Local TD calls for reasons behind NCT delays

A Sligo-Leitrim TD says the reasons behind the long delay that motorists are currently experiencing in relation to NCT delays need to be established.

Currently there are 375,000 cars are on the roads without a valid NCT.

The Operators of the service will today apologise to customers for recent booking issues in front of an Oireachtas Transport Committee.

Representatives from ‘Ap-plus’ will today tell an Oireachtas Transport Committee that there’s a number of reasons for the high figures.

They claim backlogs are partly down to a large number of motorists failing to show up for their tests and an ageing workforce.

Sligo-Leitrim TD Martin Kenny has taken some issue with the comments made by Ap-plus: