Police cracked down on vehicles with defects this morning on the main routes from the south of the island to Douglas.
A total of 12 of the vehicles checked had various defects. One van was scrapped as a result of the checks and two vehicles had damaged wing mirrors.
Officers were working with staff from the vehicle testing centre based in Tromode.
More checks will be conducted around the island next week.
Earlier this week, officers checked vehicles passing Creg-ny-Baa in Onchan.