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About Matters of Testing

Our purpose at the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) is to help everyone stay safe on Great Britain's roads.

This blog is where we publish advice, information and developments that affect MOT testers and the MOT industry.

We use this blog to share what we're working on, what we've learnt, and what we're doing to help everyone keep their vehicle safe to drive.

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