Written Reply to Parliamentary Questions on Complaints about Illegal Vehicle Modifications and Workshops Investigated and Penalised

07 Feb 2024In Parliament
Mr Leong Mun Wai asked the Minister for Transport 

a.     in each of the past three years, how many vehicles have been subjected to additional inspection in response to complaints about vehicle modifications; 

b.     how many of these have been found to have illegal modifications; and 

c.     how many workshops have been investigated and penalised for performing illegal modifications on vehicles.

Reply by Minister for Transport Chee Hong Tat:

1.     LTA issued about 9,000, 7,000 and 5,000 notices of offences for common illegal modification offences in 2021, 2022 and 2023 respectively.

2.     Over the last three years, LTA conducted an average of about 1,600 additional inspections per year, and have charged 16 workshops in total.

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