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  • Black Friday Blues - 23rd November 2018
    Today is Black Friday, but there are no great deals before Christmas here.
  • What we’re doing to improve the quality of MOT testing - 12th November 2018
    Every year, MOT testers do over 30 million MOT tests across Great Britain. We all have a part to play in maintaining and improving the standards of those tests - whether it’s DVSA, MOT managers, [...]
  • Halloween horror stories 2: dawn of the defects - 31st October 2018
    These are just some of the amazing MOT fails you've sent in to us in the last few weeks. Read and be amazed!
  • Improving MOT testing service security - 23rd October 2018
    Keeping data about you and the area you work secure is a big priority for us and we want to reduce the risk of fraud.
  • MOT services we're working on: 10 September 2018 - 10th September 2018
    In his latest update, Neil Barlow explains more about the security improvements we're making, how the new garage risk ratings will work and changes that are being made to the MOT manual.
  • Doing your MOT training and assessment on time - 31st July 2018
    The second year of annual MOT training and assessment (2017 to 2018) closed in March, and it’s great to see most of you completed it and recorded your results in time.
  • MOT services we’re working on: 6 July 2018 - 6th July 2018
    In his latest update, Neil Barlow explains what the MOT service team have been working on, including improvements to the MOT system since the changes on 20 May and a new way of risk rating garages.
  • How the new MOT defect categories will work - 20th April 2018
    With 1 month to go until the MOT changes on 20 May 2018, Neil Barlow explains how the new MOT defect categories will work.
  • MOT services we're working on: 27 March 2018 - 27th March 2018
    Since my last blog post, we‘ve been progressing with preparation for the changes to the MOT that will come into effect from 20 May 2018.  We’ve also made improvements to data within t [...]
  • Why it’s important to check for corrosion - 20th March 2018
    Corrosion is a common problem we’re sure you’re all aware of. It can make vehicles extremely dangerous to drive and in some cases can cause a vehicle to fall apart while it’s being d [...]

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