HC Deb 17 June 2002 vol 387 c76W
Ms Walley

To ask the Secretary of State for Transport what steps he will take to ensure that conversions from commercial vans to passenger carrying vehicles, of all sizes, have been completed to meet legal requirements. [61809]

Mr. Jamieson

In common with purpose built vehicles, commercial vehicles that are converted to passenger carrying vehicles and are licensed as PSV's are subject to initial testing if they are to be used for hire and reward. All such vehicles are also subject to annual testing and random enforcement checks by either the police or officials from the Department's Vehicle Inspectorate Agency.

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