Fiji Time: 5:05 AM on Thursday 29 September

Fiji Times Logo

/ Front page / News

LTA to install devices

Salaseini Moceiwai
Wednesday, February 05, 2014

THE new automated vehicle inspection devices for the LTA have arrived in the country.

And the authority will remove the existing inspection machines to make way for the installation of the new devices.

Authority CEO Naisa Tuinaceva said the devices were identified following a successful tender.

"A three-member team from LTA visited the USA late last year to inspect the machine and signed a memorandum of understanding with the Worldwide Environment Products, a Californian-based company contracted by the authority to provide, deliver and install the devices," he said.

"The removal of the old machines and the installation of the new equipment is expected to be completed within a month. This will also be a testing period for the machines.

"Engineers from the American company, who brought the equipment last week, will be involved in the installation, testing and also conduct training for the authority's technical officials."

The new machines, Mr Tuinaceva said, would specifically be used to weigh small public service vehicles and light commercial vehicles less than two tonnes.

"The devices are fully computerised and tests results will also be determined automatically based on what has been assessed by the system.

"The new system is expected to elevate the PSV sector to another level, especially with the conditions of some PSV vehicles running on the roads.

"It will ensure drivers and owners maintain their cars and PSV vehicles in a good condition at all times."

The machines feature a side slip tester, brake tester, suspension tester, speedometer tester, headlight tester, gas emission analyser, diesel smoke meter, sound level meter and also an emission inspection system.








Fiji Times Front Page Thumbnail

Kaila Front Page ThumbnailFiji Times & Kaila Frontpage PDF Downloads

Use the free Acrobat Reader to view.

Westpac
Code Inward TTs Outward TTs
CAD 0.65410.6351
JPY 50.416947.4169
GBP 0.37940.3714
EUR 0.44140.4294
NZD 0.68580.6528
AUD 0.64930.6243
USD 0.49730.4803

from

$0.00

Exchange Rate updated on 28th September 2016

Today's Most Read Stories

  1. Thugs invade homes
  2. Baby dies after allegedly falling out of vehicle
  3. Bainimarama withdraws remark
  4. Arrest made in carjacking case
  5. Man charged for raping wife gets bail
  6. Residents fall
  7. PM lodges complaint against MP
  8. Court sends rapist to jail
  9. Minister confident in new job
  10. Rise 'justified'

Top Stories this Week

  1. Nurse is a lawyer Friday (23 Sep)
  2. Ali beats 'death sentence' Thursday (22 Sep)
  3. Rugby death Tuesday (27 Sep)
  4. Road closure Saturday (24 Sep)
  5. Rawaca out Sunday (25 Sep)
  6. Private jets attract attention at Nadi Airport Sunday (25 Sep)
  7. After Ben Ryan Thursday (22 Sep)
  8. Three Cavuilati, 6 Olympians in Fiji 7s squad Sunday (25 Sep)
  9. Police investigate rugby 7s organiser Monday (26 Sep)
  10. Losing dad at Class 4 inspires Macanalagi Friday (23 Sep)