With MOT tests set to become mandatory once more tomorrow (August 1), official figures show that many UK drivers have chosen to have their cars tested instead of using the automatic extension.
Motorists have been reminded that the MOT extension period ends next week and those that forget could face a hefty fine, points on their licence or even a ban.
Drivers are being urged to get their cars MOT tested this summer to avoid the rush as thousands look to get their vehicles tested after making use of the six-month coronavirus extension.(more…)
MOT tests will be made mandatory once again on August 1, roads minister Baroness Vere has announced today (June 29).
More than four out of 10 motorists (45%) are concerned about the condition of other vehicles on the road because of the MOT extension, a new survey suggests.
One in seven drivers plan to make full use of the six-month MOT extension, a new survey suggests.
The six-month MOT extension introduced at the start of lockdown should be ended as soon as possible, according to the UK’s leading automotive trade body.(more…)
Temporary exemption will enable vital services to continue, frontline workers to get to work, and people to get essential food and medicine.(more…)
Almost half of drivers believe an MOT is a guarantee their car will be safe to drive for the next 12 months.
Fewer cars are failing their MOT test for exhaust issues, despite the introduction of new, more strict, regulations.(more…)
More than one million cars have failed their MOT due to ‘dangerous’ defects since the new, more stringent testing procedure was introduced earlier this year.