MOT Advice


Historic vehicles MOTs

Thursday 13th June 2019

It’s a legal requirement for vehicles older than 3 years from the date of first registration to have an annual MOT test. However, there are some exceptions – historic (or classic) vehicles are often exempt from MOT tests, as are some large vehicles. Learn more about MOT exempt vehicles, including hi... Read More

MOT Advisory Notes Explained

Wednesday 12th June 2019

As part of your MOT test, advisory notes may be provided. These give you an indication of the issues that have been found with your vehicle which may need attention or parts that may need replacing in the future. From the examples of MOT advisories to the way defects are categorised in an MOT test,... Read More

MOT certificates: All you need to know

Friday 24th May 2019

Every year, our vehicles go through the annual MOT test - but what is the need for the paper certificate? Do we need to keep it? And what happens if we lose it? Find out everything you need to know about MOT certificates today with help from Formula One Autocentres. What is an MOT certificate? An... Read More

What is included in an MOT?

Monday 25th March 2019

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

How early can I MOT my car?

Friday 15th February 2019

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

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