A brand new government MOT reminder service has been launched to remind drivers when their MOT is due, by text message and email.
The GOV.UK service from the Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency (DVSA), sends you a reminder every year when your MOT is due. You’ll get reminded every year:
To register for the MOT reminder service, you just need the vehicle’s registration number and your mobile phone number or email address.
Research by DVSA reveals that around 28% of cars are overdue for their MOT at any given time. Mostly this is down to drivers forgetting to get it done.
You can be fined £1,000 for driving a vehicle without a valid MOT. The only time you can drive legally without one are:
In 2016, the roadworthiness of vehicles was a factor in 1,687 accidents. The MOT checks that of your vehicle meets the legal standard, but you still need regular services and must check your vehicle all year round.
You should regularly make sure that:
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