Category: MOT

Winter motoring maintenance

It would be fair to state that we have not (as yet) endured the worst weather of the year, states motoring journalist Iain Robertson, who recalls the onslaught of Siberian conditions carried by last year’s ‘Beast from the East’. Prevention...

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Mr Clutch MOT test

MOT essentials…how to save money, avoid worry and receive a clean bill

Whenever change is made to long-standing systems, such as the annual MOT Test, it will raise concerns, states motoring journalist Iain Robertson, but when those changes improve security, safety and bring the Test into a modern era, the benefits will...

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Tackling the annual MOT Test

All motorists that own a car of three and more years of age, highlights motoring journalist Iain Robertson, are obliged to have its roadworthiness checked out officially on an annual basis, by making an appointment at an MOT Test Centre....

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MOT checklist

Drivers need to be more ‘in the know’ about their MOTs

Having been brought up in an environment of ‘ignorance of the law is no excuse’, motoring journalist Iain Robertson imparts some of the most recent changes made to the MOT Test and issues a helpful warning… It is a simple...

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A little bit of MoT planning never goes amiss

To those people running vehicles that are more than three years old, writes motoring journalist Iain Robertson, the annual roadworthiness test is a vital but sometimes horrific on-cost, even though it is an expectation. Punctures, oil leaks, clutches and other...

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Young couple in car

Running a car as a young driver

A car is unquestionably one of the most expensive things that you will pay as a young adult. The following is a list of primary costs that are involved in running your own car, as well as some tips on...

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Monitoring tyre pressure

Maintain Your Tyre Pressure Monitoring System to Avoid a Failed MOT

Advances in technology continue to make people's lives safer, and this is particularly true when it comes to vehicular safety. Consider tyre pressure. In the past, you would have to check your tyre pressure manually, and so it was much...

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Mechanic performing MOT test

MOT test, basic rules and fees

As you know, going through an MOT test is a common part of being a vehicle owner. After a while, you just get used to dealing with these things – but for a new driver it can be a little...

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Getting a vehicle ready for its MOT

If your car or van is due to have an MOT within the next few weeks, it is well worth your while getting it ready for the test. In the UK, one in five cars fails the MOT first time...

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