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Defect Actions

Category A

When defects with any of the following occur the vehicle MUST be taken out of service immediately and reported.

  • Reverse warning systems (where fitted)
  • Brakes
  • Steering
  • Front windscreen cracks in line of vision
  • Mirrors
  • Headlights in hours of darkness or poor visibility
  • Vehicle/ attachment structure
  • Potentially dangerous tyre damage
  • Any warning device
  • Wipers and washer operation
  • Major oil or fuel leaks
  • Damaged seat where the integrity of the seat is compromised
  • Guards damaged or missing
  • Door handles (operating devices) which prevent efficient opening
  • Seat belts, damage of any kind
  • Park brake
  • Brake lights
  • Flashing beacons

Category B

When defects with any of the following occur the management MUST be informed immediately and arrangements made to rectify the defect overnight or A.S.A.P

  • Indicators
  • Headlights in hours of daylight
  • Any minor cracking to windscreen

Category C - 1 Month 

Anything else that is not mentioned above and is not considered a safety hazard