Northwest MEP vows to fight tractor NCT plans

A North West MEP says he will strongly resist proposed changes to legislation that could lead to tractors requiring an NCT.

The EU plans to force farmers, who own tractors capable of doing speeds of more than 40km/h to do a Vehicle Test in the same way that Trucks are presently tested.

MEP Jim Higgins says statistically tractors are safe snd making them subject an NCT test will mean increased costs and paperwork for farmers:

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