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Changes to the MOT test

Ban on tyres over 10 years old on minibuses, buses and coaches

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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.

Diesel particulate filter check now required as part of MOT test

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mechanic inspecting tyre of vehicle on inspection ramp

Tests for diesel cars and heavy vehicles are to be tightened up to ensure vehicles have a critical exhaust filter if one had originally been fitted as standard, Roads Minister Robert Goodwill has announced. Garages and testing stations will check …