Editorial: Ready for inspection

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22nd October, 2012
Motorsport legend Greg Murphy has had many impressive wins during his high-profile career. And his likeable personality has made him a popular Kiwi hero. But you have to wonder whether “Murph” has joined the right team by agreeing to be the spokesman for the Motor Trade Association (MTA), and the frontman for its latest campaign, to convince the Government to keep six-monthly warrant of fitness inspections for most of the country’s vehicle fleet. There are, of course, some mechanics who are genuinely horrified at the Government’s proposal to reform the entire vehicle-licensing system. ...

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