Christmas is coming, the goose is getting fat, and someone, somewhere, is merrily driving along in a dangerously unsafe vehicle. As an early Christmas present for you, here’s a selection of the juiciest things MOT testers have found over the last few months.
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Seeing as it's Halloween, we thought we’d show you some of the more horrific and scary things MOT testers have found over the past few months.
It’s easy to fall into bad habits when testing regularly or under pressure. Here are 6 simple tips that should help keep vehicle registration smooth and your customers happy.
Here are some examples of brake defects that could all have serious road safety implications.
We’re introducing a new model of annual training and assessment to replace the former refresher course to help improve road and vehicle safety.
In these videos, we spoke to testers who took part in the annual training pilot to get their feedback.
From 24 March 2016, we’re changing the way headlamp aim is measured on the MOT test. The new method is just a few simple changes and you don’t need new equipment.
The Case Review Team deal with all disciplinary cases against Nominated Testers and Authorised Examiners. For minor shortcomings they’ll usually offer advice or guidance, but for more serious cases they may take formal disciplinary action.
There’s a range of web-based tools you can use to put your customers in the driving seat and help them keep their vehicles on the road.
The frosty mornings and more frequent need to de-ice the windscreen mean motorists will start to think about getting a quick winter check for their vehicle.
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Official advice and information for MOT testers and the MOT industry.
- How we improved the MOT reminders service using feedback from motorists 21 October 2022
- MOT fraud, a risk to road safety 12 May 2022
- Reviewing the Authorised Examiner Designated Manager (AEDM) role 3 March 2022