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Check Your MOT Status and History - Quickly & Easily

Ensure your vehicle meets safety standards and avoid fines.

An MOT test is designed to check if your vehicle meets road safety and environmental standards. It's a requirement in the UK for cars over 3 years old to have one annually. Here are the main areas checked during an MOT:

  • Lights and electrical components: This includes headlights, taillights, brake lights, indicators, fog lights, and registration plate lights. They all need to be functional and the right color.

  • Brakes: The tester will check the condition of the brake pads, discs, and overall braking performance to ensure they're working effectively.

  • Tyres and wheels: The tread depth, inflation pressure, and general condition of the tyres are inspected. They should be free of damage and meet the minimum legal tread depth of 1.6mm.

  • Seat belts and seats: Seatbelts are checked for functionality and wear, while seats are inspected for proper anchoring and any damage.

  • Body, structure, and exhaust: This includes looking for excessive corrosion, fluid leaks (excluding coolant and AdBlue), and ensuring the exhaust system is secure and not leaking fumes.

  • Driver's view of the road: The tester will ensure your windscreen, wipers, washers, mirrors, and horn are all functioning correctly and provide a clear view for driving.

  • Emissions (petrol and diesel vehicles): Modern MOTs include a check on a vehicle's exhaust emissions to ensure they meet specific limits set by regulations.

It's important to note that an MOT test is not a full vehicle health check. It doesn't cover the engine, clutch, or gearbox. However, if the tester identifies any potential issues with these components during the inspection, they may advise you to get them checked by a mechanic.

Enter your vehicle registration number in the box below to instantly check your MOT status and history.