Just under half (48%) of the vehicles tested at NCT centres in Co Donegal fail, the organisation said in its annual report.
A total of 30,782 tests were conducted in Donegal in 2010, with 16,028 passes (52%), although both Letterkenny and Carn recorded below average pass rates.
Of the 3,378 tests conducted at the Carndonagh NCT centre just 1,650 passed (49%) with 10 cars recording a ‘dangerous fail’.
There were 15,620 tests at the Letterkenny NCT centre where 7,570 passed (49%) with 50 cars recording a dangerous fail.
In Derrybeg the pass rate is 49.6%, while at 61.3% Donegal Town has the highest pass rate of the 45 NCT centres in the country.
The overall pass rate for Donegal was 52%, the same as the national average.Tags: