Stricter emissions testing for vehicles postponed by a month

The introduction of stricter rules in emissions testing for vehicles has had to be postponed by a month because roughly a third of the emission testing centres do not have the required software in place to meet these norm, Czech Radio reported on Friday, citing the Transport Ministry.

The new norms concern electronic documentation of the tests performed and were to prevent such centres from to issuing fake certificates to vehicle owners.

The Transport Ministry says it has postponed their introduction so that drivers are not inconvenienced by the fact that not all centres are ready for the change.