MOT Advice


Do electric cars need an MOT

Friday 26th January 2024

Switching to an electric vehicle can feel like you’re driving a completely different beast compared to a traditional petrol or diesel car. So, you might wonder if all the same rules apply to your new car. In this guide, we’ll explain if EVs need an MOT and what’s different for EV motorists. Do elec... Read More

When does an MOT expire?

Wednesday 29th November 2023

An MOT lasts for a year and is valid until midnight of its expiry date. You can find the date it runs out printed on your current MOT pass certificate.   When does a new car require its first MOT?  It is a legal requirement in the UK that a vehicle older than 3 years from the date of first registr... Read More

When does a car become exempt from an MOT?

Wednesday 25th October 2023

An MOT test consists of a series of checks that ensures your vehicle is safe to drive on the road. It is an annual legal requirement here in the UK for most cars over three years old. But, there are some circumstances where a vehicle may be exempt from needing an MOT certificate.  What are the requ... Read More

How do I check my MOT history?

Thursday 12th October 2023

Looking to find out how to check a vehicle's MOT history? Take a look at our guide to find out how and learn more about what’s included.  Why check the MOT history?  Checking the MOT history of a vehicle is important for all drivers in the UK, particularly when you purchase a new vehicle. The vehi... Read More

What is included in an MOT?

Thursday 17th August 2023

It’s that time of year again – the annual MOT test. But what exactly is tested in an MOT test? And what are the failures to look out for? Find out everything you need to know today from our MOT checklist. What is checked in an MOT? From checking your tyres to filling up your screen wash, it’s good... Read More

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