CHECK MOT HISTORY

A MOT test secures that the car is in a roadworthy state and satisfies the UK standards. It is necessary that a car you’re buying has a valid MOT and has a clean record.

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UNDERSTANDING GETTING AN MOT

MOT stands for Ministry of Transport, it is a test conducted by Government of UK. The MOT test is for you to drive safe on the roads. It is annually conducted test that checks the vehicle roadworthiness, current status, and vehicle capabilities to meet the environmental standards.

You need to take MOT either if :

1. Your vehicle is three years old after registration
2. The span of the last MOT is 3 or more years

An MOT is valid for one year. All the documentation is provided you to keep track of the vehicle according to guidelines of the DVLA (Driver and Vehicle Licencing Agency).

MOT Due Date
Mileage History
Valuation
Advisory Notes
Keepers History
Last MOT Record

GET MOT REMINDERS

Knowing to get about MOT, before the due date is important to concern. UK Government provides ease for you to get a reminder before your MOT expires. There is a simple step to take advantage of this service you only need two things:

  • Your Valid Vehicle Registration Number.
  • You Valid Email Address

We are available for you to remind you before your MOT expiry. This remainder is mostly sent to you 7 week before you MOT expiry. You can also unsubscribe this service when you need it. You only need to follow the instruction in the email that we will provide you once to get this service.

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IS IT SAFE TO DRIVE YOUR VEHICLE?

Vehicle worthiness is one of the key element to ensure the safety of yourself. It is must for you to check your vehicle even you have passed MOT status. There is also the possibility of a penalty if your vehicle found in dangerous condition while driving.

Your responsibilities to check every time you drive includes:

  • Battery
  • Woking of Lights
  • Mobile Oil Status
  • Tyres Condition
  • The water level of Radiator
  • The cleanliness of Windows, Windscreen, and Mirrors

These are the things to consider that keeps you and your vehicle safe before driving. If you need to check your vehicle. We make this process easy for you, get our Free Car Check service now.

WHICH PARTS ARE CHECKED DURING THE MOT TEST?

The MOT included many standardized factors to check that parts of the vehicle meet the DVLA (Driver and Vehicle Licencing Agency) standard. The testing includes:

  • Suspension and Steering of the Vehicle
  • All about Windscreen
  • Working of Seat Belts
  • Condition of Seats
  • Body Condition and Colour
  • Tyres and Wheels Status
  • Working of Brakes
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WHAT ARE THE MAJOR FAILURE CAUSES?

According to DVLA, there are many minor issues that may cause of failure of an MOT test. Surprisingly, the light issue is most common to become the cause of MOT failure.

  • Light (It includes the blown bulb working problem, dim light issues )
  • Number Plate (Not clearly visible, Issue of letter-spacing)
  • The suspension (Car suspension doesn’t meet the DVLA criteria)
  • Brakes (Brakes are not working properly)
  • Tyres and Wheels (Tyres and Wheels are not in satisfying condition)
  • Windscreen Issues (All the issues related to the windscreen, driver view to the road)
  • Exhaust (No proper working of exhaust, OR emission problems of diesel vehicles)

If you found any issue in your vehicle, we provide you with the best solution for you, Get out MOT Garages service now, and make your vehicle ready to take MOT.

CHECK THE CURRENT MOT STATUS

Click the below to get the latest status of your MOT. You only need to enter the vehicle registration number to get the complete data of your MOT History. Check Your MOT details now:

What about New Vehicle?

For your brand’s new car MOT is also required once it reached its third anniversary. This is according to UK law of licencing agency.  

If I have my old car?

There is the same way for the loving old car, you need to take the MOT after three years of the previous MOT test.

 

VEHICLE MOT HISTORY CHECK

It is easy to check the MOT history of the vehicle. You only need to enter registration number you will get all the past of your MOT.The past results of the MOT test include:

  • Status of the all previous MOT tests Fail OR Pass
  • The record of mileage
  • The places of the previous test
  • Status of vehicle parts in terms of Fail OR Pass
  • Minor problems of vehicle parts
  • The next due date of the MOT test

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Get start to check your MOT history now, you only need to enter the registration number of the vehicle.You can see an instant result as you enter the vehicle registration number. Check Now!

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GET THE INSIGHTS OF THE VEHICLE BEFORE BUYING

It is very essential to check before buying an old car. There can be many issues can be found in an old car. Such as stolen history, bad engine status, and no insurance details etc.

Notes that Keep in mind while buying an old car including:

  • Get the registration, and make and model number
  • Ask about MOT status and it’s number
  • Check MOT history of that vehicle
  • Review the insurance details of the vehicle

VERIFY THE AUTHENTICATION

After the MOT check authentication came, check the authentication of vehicle by ensuring:

  • Check the V5C vehicle registration certificate.
  • Match the details of your vehicle in the logbook.
  • Check the VIN (Vehicle Identification Number), and your vehicle engine number.
  • Match all the data from the logbook.

INSURANCE DETAILS

Car insurance is the other big factor to check before buying any car. Many cars have no certificate of insurance, even many have expired insurance. So, it is a wise choice to check before buying. At, Check MOT History we provide you best Car Insurance guide for you, to keep your self save. Check your vehicle insurance details here.

UNDERSTANDING MOT RULES

There are a proper set of rules and regulation you need to follow to take an MOT. There are some old rules were also applicable but now on 20 May 2018, MOT rule changes.

What changes made in MOT rules?

There are 5 major changes that keep in mind:

  • All the Defects of Parts are categorized in level
  • Stick Rules for the vehicle having diesel emission
  • Some new things added
  • An updated version of the Style of the MOT certificate
  • Vehicle Age 40 and more have no need to take MOT

WHAT ABOUT FEE OF AN MOT?

The fee of the MOT depends on the type of vehicle you have, it ranges from 29 £ to 125 £. A car MOT fee is no more than 55 £. Check the complete fee details related to your vehicle with us. Book you MOT now in competitive price.

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED?

As you are wondering about the documents, what kind of documents you required to take an MOT. Maybe you think about the V5C logbook, appointment letter, insurance certifications, and tax details. 

But in fact, there is no need for any document all approved centres are now capable of online verification method. This is recently initiative taken by the Government of the UK for the ease of you. You have no need to worry about any document, all you need to make an appointment and get ready for you MOT. Are you still confused about your MOT? No need to worry check your MOT current status now!

TEST RESULTS APPEAL AND PROCEDURE

You can get an MOT certificate when you passed the MOT test. But, what about if it is failed? No need to worry about. There is a proper method of appeal and retest. You can appeal for either of one option from given:

  • If you fail the MOT, and you considered it should be passed
  • If you pass the MOT, and you considered it should be failed

WHAT IF FAILED?

The procedure for in case of failed is:

  • Discuss the MOT result at the MOT centre.
  • Fill the form of appeal and then sent to the DVSA email:
  • csccomplaints@dvsa.gov.uk
  • DVSA will contact you as they received your request within 5 days.
  • MOT retest new date assignment
  • You need to pay the full or partial fee according to your appeal consideration.

WHAT IF PASSED?

The procedure for in case of Passed is:

  • Fill the form and send to DVSA with in the 28 days after the test.
  • DVSA will contact you as they received your request within 5 days.
  • Get a new date of MOT test, if DVSA consider your appeal.
  • There is no fee for this retest.
  • Get the report.

The important thing to keep in mind is, that your vehicle must not be repaired after the MOT test. This may cause rejection of appeal in both cases.

REPLACE YOUR MOT CERTIFICATE

There is a proper solution of MOT replacement, if you lost it, or damaged the original one. There is a free service provided by the Government of the UK. You only need two things to replace your MOT certificate:

  • Registration Number of Your Vehicle
  • Vehicle Logbook V5C number that consists of 11-digits

You only need to visit the gov.uk and get this service.

IN HOUSE METHOD

There is another option of the in person. You can replace your MOT certificate by visiting any near MOT centre, you need the same two things, Registration Number and 11-digits V5C number from the vehicle logbook. They can charge up to 10 £ from you.

It is a great time to check your MOT Certificate status, Is it is valid now or need to be replaced, check now free.

MOT TEST PASSED CERTIFICATE

There are three passed criteria for the MOT certificate:

  • Type1- Certificate (Pass with no defect)
  • Type2- Certificate (Pass with the minor defect and advisory guidelines)
  • Type3- Certificate (Contingency Certificate)

PASS WITH NO DEFECTS

This type of certificate issued for a vehicle which successfully passed the MOT test without any defects. You can get a sample Certificate to click on this Download link.

PASS WITH THE MINOR DEFECT AND ADVISORY GUIDELINES

This type of certificate issued for a vehicle having minor defects, that can be covered by the little maintenance. You can a get sample Certificate to click on this Download link.

CONTINGENCY CERTIFICATE

This is the certificate that issued instead of both upper Certificates if MOT Computer System is not working properly. The officer of DVSA (Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency) fills this form for you. You can get a sample Certificate to click on this Download link.

WHAT TO NEXT IF MOT FAILED?

There is also Failure certification given to the owner of the vehicle whose vehicle doesn’t meet the DVSA (Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency) standards. There are two types of refusal Certification:

  • Type1- MOT Refusual Certification
  • Type2- Contingency MOT Refusual Certification

MOT REFUSAL CERTIFICATION

This computerized form of the refusal certificate, this is given in case of MOT failure. This certificate mentions the reason for the MOT failure. You can get a sample Certificate to click on this Download link.

CONTINGENCY MOT REFUSAL CERTIFICATION

The same case as in the MOT success, we can also get contingency Certificate in case of failure of the MOT. It is only provided when there is a problem in the Computer System. You can get a sample Certificate to click on this Download link.

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CHECK IF YOU NEED OR NOT AN MOT?

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WHICH TYPE OF VEHICLE DOESN'T NEED MOT?

The vehicle having 40 or more age is MOT exempt, there is no need for MOT for that. But there is also be a great responsibility, to take care of the vehicle you have. It can be a great risk to have such an old vehicle. You can think about to sell your car of either scrap your car.

WHEN THE NEED FOR CAR SCRAPING?

If you consider that your loving old car becomes a white elephant for you, you spent a lot of money on it. Then this is a great time for you to get a new car, and say bye-bye to this old car. We provide the best car scrapping services all across the UK. Click the below to get the instant quote from the best dealers of the UK.

ANOTHER OPTION

Although, if your car is old, but in good condition. Then this option for you, to sell your car and earn the right money according to your vehicle condition. Sell your car with us and get instant money.

PENALTIES OF EXPIRE MOT

There is strict rule by the Government of the UK, that there is no vehicle should be on the road, without having valid MOT. If Police stopped you, and you are driving without MOT there can be fine of 1000 £.    

WHAT TO NEXT IF MOT EXPIRE?

It is important to know the MOT status of the vehicle, to keep your self safe. There is a risk to drive without checking the current status. There is a great risk of life and also in terms of fine. If you wonder about that, here is a simple free option to check your MOT status. Check MOT history provide you free service to check your MOT status.

REPORT A VEHICLE WITHOUT MOT

There is an option to report the vehicle to the Police. But this is only when you find the vehicle without MOT on the road. Things to consider while report:

  • Registration Number
  • Make and Model of the vehicle
  • Current Location
  • Colour of Vehicle

Then the Police start the investigation process, there is a possibility that the driver can be fined up to 1000  £.

FREQUENTLY ASKED QUESTIONS

You will need an eleven-digit number of your car’s logbook (V5C). You will have to check the registration number of the car you will be able to see the result as the MOT centre records the test results.

After the thorough test of MOT, you will see the MOT results after they are recorded. In this way, you will see the detailed history of the MOT of your car since its first MOT.

After three years of the registration of your car, the MOT is renewed every year. You can apply for MOT renewal even if your current MOT is valid for some coming months.

If your MOT test was before the expiration of the earlier MOT and your car failed the test you can drive it until the valid MOT expires. You need to do repairs that caused your vehicle’s failed MOT test. If your earlier MOT is expired you will not be allowed to drive unless you are driving to the garage for repairs or MOT test.

Driving a car with expired MOT makes it unroadworthy. If you are found driving the car with Expired MOT and the condition of your vehicle is pathetic you will be charged with a heavy fine.

The MOT tells all about the damages, crashes, accidents, and repairs your car has been through. While booking for MOT appointment your data is stored for three years. All this makes you know the detailed life of the car.

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