MOT Advice


How much does an MOT cost?

Wednesday 4th December 2019

MOT costs can vary depending on the company or garage you book your test with. However, the maximum fee that testing stations can legally charge for a car MOT test is £54.85 . You also don’t pay VAT on an MOT test fee. It’s reassuring to know that there is no minimum fee amount that can be charged!... Read More

The ‘MOT Grace Period’ Explained

Wednesday 20th November 2019

Is there a grace period for MOTs? There are misconceptions around an expired or failed MOT ‘grace period’ - but what is an expired MOT grace period? If you’re under the impression there is a two-week period of time where you can still drive your vehicle with an expired MOT, read on now to find out h... Read More

How do I check my MOT history?

Thursday 10th October 2019

You can easily check MOT history from the GOV.uk website. This is free to use and here you will be prompted to enter your vehicle registration number. Once confirmed this is correct, you will then be presented with your MOT test history. Always check the MOT history Checking MOT history is importa... Read More

What happens if my car fails its MOT?

Thursday 12th September 2019

It’s that time of year again – the annual MOT. Although it may seem like no time has passed at all since your last test, it’s important to understand the implications of what happens if your car fails its MOT… can you still drive it? What if it’s failed before the expiry date? Find out everything ab... Read More

What do I need for an MOT and Service

Thursday 5th September 2019

Whether your MOT and service is due at the same time, or at different points of the year, it’s important to note what to take to your MOT test and car service. From the documents you’ll need to provide to remembering to remove your child’s car seat, learn more about preparing for your car service an... Read More

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