MOT changes and penalties now in force

Posted on 30 May 2018 by CarTakeBack

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The new MOT test changes are now in full force. An MOT test is an anxious time for all motorists, but with the new changes that have been applied there may be more to worry about, especially for diesels!

You can read details of what the new, stricter, MOT test includes in our blog, MOT test changes.

An article from The Express explains all the latest changes to the rules and penalties, including serious fines for driving a vehicle categorised as 'dangerous' after a test, which apply even if taking your car to a garage or a scrap yard. Our very own Rebecca Currier explains what to do with your vehicle if it fails an MOT and if it's too expensive to repair and you need to get your car recycled:

"A quick search online should help you find car recycling centres, often with a quote for collecting and scrapping your car."

She added: “Prices change, but we currently pay around £100 for a medium- sized car including collection, more if there are any reusable parts.”

Read the full article from The Express here: MOT penalties and changes

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