The MOT certificates
are believed to be photocopies, and the tax discs have been tampered with to change the dates.
A TRADER specialising in Audi TTs clocked thousands of miles off cars and altered MoT certificates
before selling the unroadworthy vehicles to unsuspecting customers.
In addition, 24% had driven without an MOT certificate
for up to a month, 7% for up to six months and 2% for more than six months.
Ask to see the vehicle service records and an MoT certificate
A check on the vehicle database showed the car did not have a valid MoT certificate
The 49-year-old had gone to the DVLA office in Gosforth, Newcastle, last week to tax his car, handing over his new, two-week old MOT certificate
and the previous one.
James, of Grove Street, Gorseinon, Swansea, also faces charges of driving with no licence, MOT certificate
Answer: PROVIDED your car is legally parked, is not causing an obstruction, has a current tax disc, is insured and has a current MoT certificate
(ifapplicable) you can leave it on the public highway.
The only time the MoT certificate
is required is when the vehicle is taxed.
During checks atWoodhead Road in Honley on Monday they seized two vehicles and issued two on-the-spot fines to drivers with no insurance and handed out three fines for cars that had no MOT certificate
and two for vehicle excise offences.
They sell all vehicles with six months road tax, an MOT certificate
no older than four weeks and a HPI check.
David Mark Cooper, 22, of Coed y Gores, Llanedeyrn, Cardiff, was fined pounds 300 and disqualified from driving for 18 months after he admitted driving without third party insurance, driving otherwise than in accordance with his licence and using a vehicle without a valid MOT certificate