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Last-minute rush to book MOTs

MOT testing station

Millions of motorists are racing to book their MOT tests as garages face a six-month backlog from the Coronavirus lockdown. Nearly 12 million drivers were eligible for the MOT holiday introduced in March, with nearly two in five (37%) making use of the six-month extension. However, there are now an …

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New survey exposes MOT myth

MOT testing station

Almost half of drivers believe an MOT is a guarantee their car will be safe to drive for the next 12 months. A valid MOT certificate only confirms that a car has met the minimum standard of roadworthiness at the moment the test was completed. But 47 per cent assume …

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How to avoid an obvious MOT fail

Garage servicing

Eight of the 10 most common causes of MOT failures amongst UK drivers could be easily identified and resolved ahead of the test. According to research from the AA Garage Guide, the AA’s MOT, repairs and car servicing garage finder, issues with wipers and washers, bulbs and tyres are among …

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Top 10 simple pre-MoT checks

Car maintenance

Carrying out regular checks and basic driveway DIY could prevent 1.5 million MoT failures every year, according to new research. Leading used vehicle warranty provider, Warranty Direct, claims that simple maintenance and replacing some accessible car parts at home could slash the number of MoT failures recorded in the UK …

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Why MOT Should Be Yearly

The Department of Transport are currently holding discussions about bringing Britain’s MOT system in line with the rest of Europe by scrapping the annual MOT test.  On the continent, it is common for all new cars to only be tested for the first time, four years after they are manufactured …

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