MOT Advice

MOT classes explained

Friday 5th March 2021

MOT test classes Unsure which MOT class your vehicle would belong to? Our dedicated guide on MOT test classes will advise you which class your vehicle would be categorised into, and what types of vehicles are covered in each of the classes. What MOT class is my vehicle? When your vehicle has its... Read More

How to pass an MOT test

Wednesday 10th February 2021

Is your vehicle due its annual MOT test? Ensure your car has the best chance of passing with our top tips on how to pass an MOT. 8 things to check before your car’s MOT 1. Tyres One of the most common reasons for a vehicle to fail its MOT is due to incorrect tyres. There are multiple checks you c... Read More

What makes a car roadworthy?

Tuesday 19th January 2021

In the UK, it is a legal requirement that vehicles must undergo an annual MOT test (after the vehicle’s third birthday) to maintain a safe level of roadworthiness. In order to prove your vehicle is roadworthy, it’s measured against multiple checks and guidelines set out by the DVSA which deem whethe... Read More

Why should I book my MOT and service together?

Monday 9th November 2020

MOT and service together Although MOTs are an annual legal requirement, while car services are not, it’s highly recommended to book in your service at the same time. Reasons why people don’t always do this could be due to the cost of having to fork out for both an MOT and service (and any repairs)... Read More

What is an MOT?

Thursday 13th August 2020

What does MOT stand for? An MOT test, otherwise known as Ministry of Transport test, is an annual test which is conducted to assess roadworthiness and vehicle safety. This test is a legal requirement by UK law once a vehicle is three years old, and the test must be conducted every year. For more in... Read More

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