The timetable for the first technical inspections of two-wheelers, a measure widely contested by motorcyclists, is now known.
The end of the game was whistled. After years of delay, the technical inspection of two-wheelers will come into force in France, a decade after the 2014 European directive The anger of the bikers had succeeded in to push back several governments, but this time the ax has fallen. for owners of category L vehicles, including scooters and small motorcycles of 50cm³. In total, nearly 4 million people will be affected by this new measure. A ruling published in the official journal this Tuesday, October 24, specifies the timetable for the implementation of this technical control which, according to the Minister Delegate, for Transport, Clément Beaune, will cost "around 50 euros".
As it had been announced by the member of the government, the entry into force of the measure, at starting from April 15, 2024, will be spread over several years to avoid a bottleneck in the technical centers. #39; The oldest vehicles will be the first to be replaced. have to go to the garage. ''For vehicles put into circulation before January 1, 2017 and whose anniversary date of first entry into circulation is before April 15, this check is to be carried out. to be carried out, at the latest, within a period of four months to from April 15, 2024, indicates the decree.
A simpler technical check than on cars
For two (or three) wheels registered between 2017 and the end of 2019, a visit to an approved center is required. must be carried out in 2025, in 2026 for those put into circulation between 2020 and the end of 2021. Finally, all vehicles registered between 2022 and April 15, 2024 must, as stipulates the Highway Code, pass the technical inspection within six months before their fourth birthday.
Compared to the technical inspection of cars, that of two-wheelers will be simplified. The number of checkpoints, numbering 136 since May on cars, should be divided between by four. Motorcycles, scooters and other quadricycles will be particularly examined on points related to their use. safety, air pollution and noise pollution.