The mot is a annual test of a vehicles safety and roadworthiness all vehicles over 3 years old will require a mot test once a year. The mot must be carried out by an approved test centre, you can have your car tested up to 30 days before it expires the earliest date you can get your car tested will also be printed on your pass certificate. if you are not sure when your mot test is due you can check here www.gov.uk/check-mot-status you will need your vehicle registration and make.
What will be checked?
Your mot will take around 45 minutes to complete, many vehicle components will be checked during the test, below is a overview of the components that will be tested.
- Lamps reflectors and electrical equipment
- Steering and suspention
- Tyres and road wheels
- Seatbelts and restraint systems
- Body structure and general items
- Exhaust, fuel and emissions
- Drivers view of the road