Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Testing Times Ahead

Newspaper article Evening Chronicle (Newcastle, England)

Testing Times Ahead

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The MoT scheme is a safety measure to ensure all vehicles older than three years are properly maintained and comply with the law's requirements.

A vehicle without a valid MoT cannot be driven on public roads and if you have to drive to the MoT test station, you must book an appointment, giving your name and registration number, before setting off.

On arrival you will be required to produce your V5 vehicle registration document and current MoT certificate. The test is split into six main groups, covering the lights, brakes, seatbelts, steering and suspension and tyres and wheels. The final section looks at the vehicle's overall condition, including the fuel and exhaust system and the driver's view of the road. The tester is required to follow a procedure and with an assistant will examine the vehicle accordingly, noting and detailing any items that fail.

Before turning up for the test, there are many items that can be checked to improve your chances of passing. …

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