If you have a car that is new or is less than 3 years old, then you don’t have to go through the procedure of putting it through an MOT test. If, however, your car is older, then you do and this is just one of the many things that a driver in the UK has to go through to stay legally on the road. Having a car here can be an expensive proposition because you need to have insurance, road tax, put the necessary fuel in your vehicle and that’s before you put the key in the ignition and drive it out onto the road. Rather than put the car through and be out the money because it failed, try taking it to an experienced MOT garage to get it checked.
You should be able to find an MOT garage in Bridport and there they will check for a number of things to make sure that it passes the test.
- The brakes, brake shoes and brake lines all need to be in good working condition. Your MOT garage will clean and replace these if necessary.
- The tyres on your car need to have good tread depth and the walls need to be showing no signs of wear or cracking. If necessary, these may need to be replaced.
- In order to pass the emissions test, your garage will change the oil and filter and tune the car properly.
The above are just some of the numerous things that need to be checked before you make an application for your MOT test.