MOT-nominated testers are accredited by the Vehicle and Operator Services Agency (VOSA) to assess your vehicle against specific safety criteria and to pass it as acceptable and safe.
The annual MOT certificate confirms that your vehicle, at the time of its test, met the minimum acceptable environmental and road safety standards required by law. However, it’s not the same as having your vehicle regularly serviced and doesn’t check its general mechanical condition. Following testing, at the end of the 12-month period your vehicle will require further testing to ensure it is still in a roadworthy condition.
MOT tests are required for all vehicles: