MOT Advice

Can you insure your vehicle without an MOT?

Monday 17th January 2022

Wondering if you can insure your car without an MOT? The answer is yes - you can technically insure your car without an MOT. However, in the UK, it is illegal to drive without your MOT. Find out more from our helpful guide now. Does my car insurance become invalid once my MOT expires? Usually, as... Read More

Can I tax my car without an MOT?

Monday 20th December 2021

In short, no – you will need a valid MOT to renew your vehicle tax. Driving without a valid MOT certificate is against the law and could also invalidate your insurance policy.  Why do I need an MOT certificate to tax my car? Vehicle tax is sometimes referred to as ‘road tax’ – contrary to popular... Read More

How early can I MOT my car?

Thursday 25th November 2021

Often our MOT and services can creep up on us just at the wrong time – when bills are due, the rest of your summer holiday needs paying off or even when your annual car insurance also needs renewing. Perhaps you want to balance out the outgoings and get ahead of the game this year? Start by booking... Read More

Do classic cars need an MOT test?

Wednesday 11th August 2021

No – classic cars do not require an MOT test by law, and they are exempt from this DVSA annually testing. Read on to find out more about classic car MOT exemptions, as well as which other vehicles are exempt – and how to keep your historic vehicle maintained. Classic car MOTs Classic cars, also kn... Read More

MOT FAQs answered

Monday 7th June 2021

Getting ready to book in for your MOT test, but have a couple of queries? Our informative MOT advice section has you covered – but for ease, we’ve compiled these commonly asked questions into a handy guide. Find your MOT FAQ answered today – and, if your query is left unanswered, feel free to get in... Read More

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