Delays in technical control: unpleasant surprise for motorists who go on vacation

Delays in technical control: unpleasant surprise for motorists who go on vacation

Appointment times are extended. Some will go on vacation without valid technical control.

The surprise is the same for many motorists: when they have only just received their invitation to present their vehicle for technical inspection, it is sometimes impossible for them to book before the validity of their technical inspection certificate expires. . Blame it on overloaded control centers. Mainly in Wallonia and Brussels.

In the capital, this is a recurring phenomenon, the Brussels region having only four approved centers for a large car fleet. In Wallonia, the delay is attributable, again and again, to the coronavirus. “In the past few months, quite a few of our inspectors – like many people in society in general – have been affected by the Omicron variantsays Virginia Li Puma, spokesperson for Autocontrole. This limited the resources and subsequently the capacity of our lines.”

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