GCTL8.com (FocusAsia Media Ltd)

PARIS, Mar 28 (FAM) – Roadside inspections of light commercial vehicles (LCVs) carried out by the French authorities in the Greater Paris region earlier this month have revealed widespread breaches of legislation governing the sector.

Over a six-hour period, a total of 89 vehicles with a maximum payload of 3.5 tonnes were stopped and checked. Of these, 73 were found to be breaking the law – 47 for offences related to unfair competition, and 22 to overloading. 30 of the vehicles were foreign-registered.