MOT Details

You can contact us online about MOTs

We undertake MOT's on class 4 and 7 vehicles.

  • Class IV: Cars, taxis, minibuses and ambulances up to twelve passenger seats. Goods vehicle not exceeding 3000KG design gross weight (DGW), motor caravans and dual purpose vehicles.
  • Class: VII: Goods vehicles over 3000kg up to and including 3500kg DGW.

As we are equipped to test class 7 commercial vehicles we are able to MOT most large motor homes which most other testing stations may not be able to do. If you have any queries on the size of the motor home and whether we can test it please give us a call on 01302 727702.

Important Information

An MOT Certificate relates only to the condition of testable items at the time of the test. It should not be regarded as evidence of the condition of the items tested at any other time nor should it be taken as evidence of the general mechanical condition of the vehicle.It is your responsibility to ensure your vehicle is examined every 12 months. Without a current MOT certificate, you will be unable to drive your vehicle lawfully or renew your road tax. Recent computerisation of the MOT testing system by VOSA means police and mobile camera units can now check remotely to see if your vehicle has a current MOT.The penalty for not having an up to date MOT certificate could be a fine. Also if the vehicle is involved in an accident you may be asked to produce your MOT certificate. An insurance claim could be affected by the absence of your MOT, especially in the case of injury.

Standard list of MOT requirements:

  • * Steering Wheel and Column
  • * Footbrake and Servo
  • * Handbrake
  • * Light Switches and Horn
  • * Windscreen Wipers and Washers

  • Exterior:
  • * Suspension
  • * Shock Absorber Effectiveness
  • * Tyres and Wheels
  • * Body Condition
  • * Towing equipment

  • Brake Performance:
  • * Footbrake Efficiency
  • * Front Brake Balance
  • * Handbrake Efficiency

  • Exhaust Emission:
  • * Carbon Monoxide (CO) Emission
  • * Hydrocarbon (HC) Emission
  • * Lambda
  • * Excessive Visible Smoke

    Under Vehicle:
  • * Steering
  • * Tyres and Wheels
  • * Foot and Handbrake System
  • * Suspension and Shock Absorbers
  • * Wheel Bearings and Driveshafts
  • * Exhaust
  • * Chassis

  • Under Bonnet:
  • * Braking Components
  • * Suspension
  • * Steering

  • Lights:
  • * Sidelamps
  • * Direction Indicators
  • * Headlamps
  • * Headlamp Aim
  • * Reflectors
  • * Stop Lamps
  • * Rear Lamps
  • * Fog Lamps