The Bill also paves the way for paperless vehicle licensing transactions, such as vehicle excise duty payments and the issuing of driving licences through the Driver and Vehicle Licensing Agency. The Government is also looking at using the MoT modernisation to tighten up the effectiveness of vehicle recalls - at present, about 15% to 20% of owners don't respond. The Government is considering getting MoT stations to back up manufacturer recalls with a separate warning to owners.
Legislation nears in move to modernise MoT testing
24/06/1999 in NEWS