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Romford tops national MoT pass rates

11:16 06 May 2014

Romford topped the MoT pass rate figures. (Picture posed by model) Credit: Press Association

Romford topped the MoT pass rate figures. (Picture posed by model) Credit: Press Association

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MoT pass rates are higher in Romford than anywhere else in the country, new statistics have revealed.

The latest analysis of 24.5million records was carried out by motoring website honestjohn.co.uk, who have compiled a list of the top and bottom ten regions by postcode for pass rates.

Romford came out on top with a 71 per cent success rate, with English manufacturers Bentley (7.1pc failure rate) and Triumph (11.4pc) leading the way for pass rates.

London and the south east have the highest pass rates, while six out of the bottom ten regions are located in the north of England and Scotland. Dundee was bottom of the table.

The analysis also showed a victory for the UK as a whole, revealing that British-built cars have the highest first time MoT pass rates in the country.

The research involved examining tens of millions of records obtained from the Vehicle Operator and Services Agency (VOSA) through the Government’s OpenData scheme.

The RM postcode also topped the polls two years ago.

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RM postcode has highest the highest MoT pass rate in Britain

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