The Independent Garage Association (IGA) has said it is raising concerns with Government regarding the impact of extending MOTs for six months.
Vehicle owners will be granted a six-month exemption from MOT testing, allowing people to carry on with essential travel, says the Department for Transport (DfT).
DVSA issues new MOT advice after initially telling drivers in self-isolation to not take their vehicle to be MOT tested.
The DVSA tells Fleet News that requirements relating to vehicle testing are under review.
All MOTs for cars and light vehicles in Northern Ireland have been cancelled with immediate effect after cracks were found in vehicle lifting equipment.
MOT advisories are found in 1 in 4 cars after checks, and leaving the forecourt, according to data from Protyre.
Hondas are more likely to pass an MOT first time than any other brand, according to Department for Transport (DfT) statistics.
The RAC has given its backing to aligning the MOT with vehicle safety recalls so that if there is an outstanding issue with a car or van it could fail the test.
Two bin lorries and five vans owned by South Norfolk Council remained on the road despite not having a valid MOT.
Think tank the Adam Smith Institute's call for the MOT to be either scrapped or the frequency of inspections reduced has been labelled a “recipe for disaster”.
Changes to the way the MOT works are allowing some garages to 'hold motorists to ransom’, says vehicle ownership and maintenance specialist MotorEasy.
Communication and clarity with company car and van owners and drivers will be more critical than ever with this month’s introduction of MOT changes, says Kwik Fit.
Changes in England, Scotland and Wales, with new defect types, stricter rules for diesel car emissions, and some vehicles over 40 years old becoming exempt.
The Department for Transport (DfT) has decided to maintain the first MoT at three years, rather than four years, due to safety concerns.
Scrappage schemes will not get us any further in the fight against pollutants, RAC Foundation research suggests.
Nearly half of UK drivers (48%) are in favour of updating the standard MOT test to cover increasingly common driver assistance technologies.
Car warranty provider Warranty Direct has found that nearly 40% (36.8%) of cars and vans failed their MOT last year.
New research has revealed that motorists in some parts of the country are paying up to £82.89 more for servicing and MOTs compared with other towns and cities.
The DVSA has confirmed that paper MOT certificates should be viewed only as a receipt of the test and customers should check the validity of a vehicle’s MOT using the Governments online database.
Micheldever Tyre Services (MTS) is supporting a cross-industry campaign to encourage a Government rethink on proposed changes to current MOT legislation.
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