You do not need to stay with your car, you can drop your car off and come back to collect or you can wait and watch your MOT test being carried out. If we need you we will be in touch.
You can watch your MOT vehicle inspection, we have a dedicated waiting area where you can watch your MOT vehicle inspection being carried out.
Should your car fail it’s MOT, you will be issued with a VT30 Certificate stating the items that have failed the MOT test. We will make sure that it is clear to you what rectification is required for a pass to be issued. We offer a free retest once the car has had the necessary repairs carried out. Remember a car that does not have a current MOT certificate is not allowed to be used on the road except when going for repairs for an MOT test, or to a prearranged MOT test.
At least once a year your vehicle should be examined at an authorized MOT test station to make sure your vehicle complies with certain important requirements of the law. You may however MOT your car at anytime and as many times as needed throughout the year i.e. if you are selling or part exchanging your vehicle, it’s best practice to have a 12 Months MOT.
The only time you are permitted to drive once the MOT is expired is when driving to a prebooked MOT test, or the repair centre for repairs to get through the MOT.
If you do this, please provide us with your registration number when making your test appointment so that, if you are pulled over, we can confirm that you were definitely on your way to us.
Some of the most common MOT failures are small and preventable such as:
Before you have your MOT you should carry out a few simple checks before you bring your car into our depot, this could save you time and money if you have to have a retest.
We Accept Debit Cards and Credit Cards. Cash is not accepted.