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MOT History of any UK Vehicle
What is an MOT?
The MOT test is the annual test that checks the safety of the vehicle, it makes sure that the vehicle reaches the minimum safety requirements for the road. During the MOT, important parts on your vehicle will be checked to make sure they meet the legal standards. Check out our sample report to view an MOT history.
Can you drive without MOT?
MOT is a legal requirement. Driving without MOT can be dangerous and unsafe, so it is illegal to drive without an MOT. You also cannot renew your road tax without having MOT. Make sure to book an appointment with an approved MOT test center.
What is checked during an MOT?
The main components of the car are checked like the tyres, exhaust, breaks and lights. Other checks to the interior and exterior car are also made to ensure the safety of the car. DVLA provides detailed guidance on the car parts checked at an mot.
What happens if you fail and MOT test?
If your vehicle passes, you will be issued with a MOT certificate. However, if a vehicle fails an MOT check this can be broken down into “major” and “dangerous” issues with the vehicle. These will most likely need to be fixed before you are able to continue driving the vehicle. The test center will issue you with a “refusal of MOT” certificate and it will be recorded in the MOT database. You could also get a list of “minor” or “advisory issues” that are recommended for you to fix in the future.
What cars are exempt from MOT checks?
If your vehicle is less than 3 years old it is exempt from MOT checks also some historic or classic vehicles do not require MOT.