Definition of roadworthiness in US English:

roadworthiness

noun

  • See roadworthy

    • ‘The MOT is a test of the roadworthiness of an individual vehicle.’
    • ‘Passing motorists were randomly pulled in and their vehicles inspected for roadworthiness.’
    • ‘The campaign will continue throughout the new year, as authorities will be focusing on the main issues of wearing proper helmets, vehicle roadworthiness and an anti-drink and drive campaign.’
    • ‘Safety experts checked the roadworthiness of used cars for sale or hire from forecourts and showrooms across North Yorkshire and blocked the sale of 11 per cent of the vehicles inspected.’
    • ‘Assuming the company has a fleet of transportation trucks - or even company cars - there's road traffic legislation under which fall things like certificates of roadworthiness and bald tyres.’

Pronunciation

roadworthiness

/ˈrōdˌwərT͟Hēnəs//ˈroʊdˌwərðinəs/