MOT Preparation Service

MOT Inspections

Our MOT preparation service includes inspecting (where applicable) the following:
  • Registration Plate
  • Seat Belts and Supplementary Restraint Systems
  • Exhaust Emissions
  • Road Wheels and Hubs
  • Size, Type and Condition of Tyres
  • Sideguards, Rear Under-Run Devices and Bumper Bars
  • Spare Wheel and Carrier
  • Vehicle to Trailer Coupling
  • Trailer parking and Emergency Brake and Air Line connections
  • Trailer Landing Legs
  • Spray Suppression, Wings and Wheel Arches
  • Cab Security, Doors, Floor and Steps
  • Seats
  • Security of Body, Containers and crane support legs
  • Condition of Body
  • Mirrors and Indirect Vision Devices
  • Glass and View of the Road
  • Windscreen Washers and Wipers
  • Speedometer/Tachographs
  • Horn
  • Driving Controls
  • Steering Control
  • Speed Limiter
  • Pressure/Vacuum Warning and Build Up
  • Hand Lever Operating Mechanical Brakes and Electronic Park Brake Controls
  • Service Brake Pedal & Operation
  • Hand Operated Brake Control Valves
  • Condition of Chassis
  • Electrical Wiring and Equipment
  • Engine and Transmission Mountings
  • Oil Leaks
  • Fuel Tanks and Systems
  • Exhaust Systems and Nuisance
  • Suspension
  • Axles, Stub Axles and Wheel Bearings
  • Steering
  • Transmission
  • Additional Braking Devices
  • Brake System and Components
  • Markers and Reflectors
  • Lamps
  • Direction Indicators and Hazard Warning Lamps
  • Aim of Headlamp
  • Service Brake Performance
  • Secondary Brake Performance
  • Parking Brake Performance
  • Other dangerous defects

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Deficiency Categories


No significant effect on the safety of the vehicle/trailer or impact on the environment and other non-compliance.


Deficiencies may prejudice the safety of the vehicle/trailer, have an impact on the environment, put other road users at risk or other more significant non-compliance.


Deficiencies constituting a direct and immediate risk to road safety or having an impact on the environment.

DVSA Forms


The following links will redirect you to the official GOV.UK site with
the relevant information on the following categories:

Test Fees

Current DVSA Heavy
Goods Vehicle and Trailer Test Fees


GOV.UK advice on the use of tachographs for drivers & operators.


Check if a vehicle, part or accessory has been recalled.

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Legal Information

Registered Office: 33 Firgrove Crescent, Yate, Bristol, BS37 7AH
Registration Number: 06972181  Registered in England & Wales
Contact Number: 01174 030420