Car inspection passed without satisfying standards Business improvement instructions Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism August 23, 13:12
It turns out that there is a possibility that the Japan Automobile Technical Agency, which conducts car inspection work, has mistakenly set up the inspection equipment that measures the brightness of the headlights, and has passed about 60 passenger cars, etc., without meeting the standards, The Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism instructed the organization to improve operations.
On the morning of the 23rd, Mr. Katsuyuki Ichimi, Director General of the Automotive Bureau of the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, handed a document instructing the improvement of operations to Mr. Kuji Yanagawa, Chairman of the Automotive Technology Organization.
According to the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism, the Japan Automobile Technical Agency, which conducts vehicle inspection services, mistakenly set up inspection equipment to measure the brightness of headlights at the office in Gifu City on the 8th of last month. It means that you may have passed without satisfying.
In the subsequent investigation, the staff in charge of the inspection deleted the wrong value data and gave a guise such as explaining a lie.
There have been a number of cases in the Japan Automobile Technical Organization that have been inspected in the past with incorrect settings of inspection equipment, and the Ministry of Land, Infrastructure, Transport and Tourism has strictly said to the organization that it did not accept the seriousness of the case. Ordered the review of recurrence prevention measures to ensure thorough screening work.
Mr. Yanagawa, who received the document, said, “I am very sorry. I will continue to promote appropriate measures for the strict implementation of the examination work.”