One of the mysteries of the English language finally explained.
1A compulsory test to ensure that motor vehicles meet required safety standards.‘my car is booked for a warrant of fitness tomorrow’
- ‘I have a warrant of fitness on my car, but gosh, some of the roads!’
- ‘Unfortunately, with the current system, people rely on a warrant of fitness as a safety check.’
- ‘They could not get warrants of fitness for their cars, but they had to drive them around.’
- ‘The vehicles are classified as motor vehicles, so are illegal without registration, licensing, and warrants of fitness.’
- ‘It's a bit like taking your car in for a warrant of fitness, isn't it?’
- ‘When there was an outcry that vehicle emissions testing would raise the costs of warrants of fitness, she told them to buy a new car.’
- ‘She ran into the service centre where she had been waiting for a warrant of fitness for her car.’
- ‘Of course the car has a warrant of fitness!’
- ‘The report said his car's warrant of fitness had expired and he had not been wearing a seat belt at the time.’
- ‘A sober driver took over, and the car was ordered home and not to be driven again until it had a current warrant of fitness.’
- 1.1 A document certifying that a vehicle has passed the warrant of fitness test.‘the car was not to be driven again until it had a current warrant of fitness’
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