She had emphasised to her daughter the need to check that the van was roadworthy , particularly as to its steering, brakes and tyres.
The drivers of the Corporation's conservancy vehicles struck work on Thursday, demanding that the vehicles be kept in roadworthy condition.
The subcompact car stole a top spot in a recent quality ranking by the German agency that certifies autos as roadworthy .
About 34,000 were originally produced between 1957-1959 and most of the roadworthy models still around today can be found in Europe and the United States.
The paperwork can be onerous as the car has to be certified as roadworthy for the UK and transit plates have to be paid for at a cost of £150-200.
Like the pink slip provided by authorised mechanics certifying a motorist's car is roadworthy , a Certificate of Class has been awarded.
The argument of the insurance company is that it's not really a roadworthy vehicle and as such, shouldn't be on the roads.
It appears drivers spend almost £900 a year just keeping their cars roadworthy , almost two thirds of the cost of insurance and car tax combined.
Salvaged from the wrecker for $1 per vehicle, the cars are made roadworthy and eventually outfitted with $5,000 worth of video and audio equipment.
I waited impatiently for the day when Dad would announce that we'd made it roadworthy .