MOT demand could be higher this autumn so we've updated our toolkit to help you.
From mid-February 2021, you will be able to log into MTS using an authentication app on your smartphone. Chris Price, Head of MOT policy, takes a closer look.
The Department for Transport (DFT) has announced a ban on tyres over 10 years old on any axle of minibuses with single wheels fitted or on the front axle of any lorry, bus or coach. As this legislation takes effect on 1 February 2021, I wanted to let you know how this will affect you.
Thank you to all the garages who have participated in the Beat the Rush campaign. We know that 310,000 more MOTs were done in August this year, which is an extra 10,000 tests a day on a typical year. And …
We launched the Beat the Rush campaign on July 31 to encourage motorists with an MOT exemption until autumn to get their vehicle tested this summer.
Chris Price talks about why we're introducing connected MOT equipment, how we've worked with industry to develop and test the technology, and why it will be a good thing for MOT garages and testers.
Chris Price explains more about the risk rating of garages and testers, and what this means for you. He also looks at future developments of the tool.
Every year, MOT testers do over 30 million MOT tests across Great Britain. We all have a part to play in maintaining and improving the standards of those tests - whether it’s DVSA, MOT managers, MOT testers, or trade associations.
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Official advice and information for MOT testers and the MOT industry.
- MOT fraud, a risk to road safety 12 May 2022
- Reviewing the Authorised Examiner Designated Manager (AEDM) role 3 March 2022
- Helping MOT garages manage test demand in the autumn 24 September 2021