Mandatory MOT tests might be reintroduced from August 1 beneath new lockdown easing measures, the federal government has introduced.
Millions of motorists throughout the UK had their MOT dates prolonged by six months on account of coronavirus lockdown shutting garages.
But car, bike and van house owners in England, Scotland and Wales with a renewal date from August 1 will want to e book their tests as regular.
Vehicle house owners with an MOT due date earlier than 1 August will nonetheless obtain a six-month exemption, the federal government’s web site states.
Roads Minister Baroness Vere mentioned: ‘As people return to our roads, it is vital that motorists are able to keep their vehicles safe. That’s why as restrictions are eased, from 1 August MOT testing will once more develop into necessary.
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‘Garages across the country are open and I urge drivers who are due for their MOT to book a test as soon they can.’
Only some garages remained open to conduct important companies in the course of the coronavirus outbreak, however now over 90% are open throughout the nation.
Drivers who’re susceptible or self-isolating are being inspired to contact their native storage as many are providing pick-up and drop-off companies, so drivers can get their car checked with out having to go to a storage.
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