The MOT test
provides an essential safety check of vehicles because, despite the fact that cars are well-built these days, tyres and brakes still wear, and headlamps get out of alignment.
ALARMING: Problems were found in MoT test
Having to have an annual MOT test
for a vehicle which may only travel 100 miles in a year is an unnecessary bureaucratic hurdle.
We intend to look at the issue of MoT test
frequencies later this year," he told Tory Lord Marlesford in a written reply.
The crooks are paying for the use of the addresses and in return do not have to pay forthe MOT tests
to be carried out.
This change to the MOT tests
makes it clear if you have this filter removed from your car it will fail the test.
Up to 40,000 jobs would be lost as the 30million MoT tests
a year are halved.
RoadSafe joins the Tyre Industry Federation, and other campaigners, with a warning to government that extending the period between MoT tests
will put lives at risk.
According to the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VoSA), which oversees MoT tests
, 67% of cars pass the MoT first time and without the need for any remedial work being carried out.
FOUR out of 10 cars in Scotland failed MOT tests
last year, figures have revealed.
Once these slots have been filled, no other MOT tests
can be accepted at half price using the coupon.
The Government's answer is to place responsibility for enforcing the regulations with garages carrying out MoT tests
, which are instructed to fail any vehicle with an improperly displayed registration from this month.