MOT

MOT change proposals: the industry reacts

Jan 23, 2023No Comments

There has been further reaction to the proposed changes to the MOT by the department for Transport. The Independent Garage Association (IGA) has written to

Proposed changes to make MOTs fit for the f...

Jan 19, 2023No Comments

The Department for Transport has today (Wednesday 18 January) launched a public consultation on the future of MOTs in Great Britain. Views are being sought

Mandatory laden brake testing at annual tes...

Oct 21, 2022Comments off

Last month, the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA) confirmed that most HGV vehicles and trailers will have to be appropriately laden for their annual

Present laden vehicles and trailers at annu...

Sep 23, 2022Comments off

Vehicle Testing and Roadworthiness Policy Specialist Richard Clements, explains what is involved and why vehicles and trailers should be presented for test laden. Testing a

MOT

Government proposal to reduce frequency of ...

Apr 28, 2022Comments off

MoTs could be required every two years rather than annually, according to proposals reportedly set out by Transport Secretary Grant Shapps. On the whole, the

Speed cameras on a motorwar

Speed cameras should be checking your tax, ...

Mar 03, 2022Comments off

The UK’s largest independent road safety charity, IAM RoadSmart, is highlighting to the police, councils and safety partnerships that the overwhelming majority of UK motorists

DVSA

Suspension of driver and vehicle testing sh...

Apr 01, 2021Comments off

The extent of the pandemic’s impact on DVSA coffers has been revealed in a Parliamentary minute, which confirmed that the testing and enforcement agency will

speed cameras

90% of motorists want speed cameras to chec...

Mar 17, 2021Comments off

The UK’s largest independent road safety charity is urging the police to take notice of UK motorists who are calling for them to better utilise

Mobile Phone

New 2021 mobile phone driving laws

Mar 03, 2021Comments off

This year, the Department for Transport are reviewing the laws regarding using your phone behind the wheel. Currently, if you are caught using your mobile

emissions

Record number of vehicles fail MOTs due to ...

Feb 01, 2021Comments off

Almost 1.3 million vehicles failed MOT tests last year because of faults relating to exhaust emissions, finds BookMyGarage.com. Diesel vehicles have seen the greatest surge in