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MOT Testing Magazine Sample content

The MOT Testing Magazine is a subscription-only quarterly anaysis of UK MOT related issues.

In the November 2016 – January 2017 issue

Fee increase ‘Consultation’ but no fee increase yet – The August ’16 issue of MOT Testing carried a headline referring to DVSA retaining surpluses of £11M. Apparently the reason consultation about the MOT Fee hasn’t been completed yet is that DfT are “too busy”! Perhaps they are too busy counting those millions, while Testing Stations work ever harder for less.…
‘Dangerous to Drive’ category, due to take effect by 2018 – Will it be a win-win for both road safety and Testing Stations?

4. Testing Times – News from the MOT industry: Politicians’ outdated and incorrect perception of the MOT Test could result in MOT Testing garages losing £15M a year; SLA ignored and then unilaterally abandoned by DVSA to be replaced by …another SLA! … and more on ‘Training’…

8. Topical Tips – The MOT Club’s John Ashton brings a Tester training update with a tip on how to save money on training-related travel, if you’re lucky enough to have a business in certain areas; and the low-down on the new security ‘Smart Card’…

10. Readers’ Letters – More letters from the Editor’s postbag – More evidence of vehicles in shocking condition being brought in for MOT Test; some confusing advice from DVSA to a Tester; and a member of the public asks about noise regulations…

18. Spotlight On: The MOT and the EU – MOT Training – All the information is out there, but some of it is hard to find, and even then it’s sometimes not clear. Jim Punter has been tracking everything down and gives us a complete run-through of the new Training regulations..

20. DVSA and DfT News – More news from the DVSA and the DfT – Alex Fiddes unexpectedly moves on and is replaced by Lesley Young (right); the latest EU MOT Directive introduces three new categories of MOT failure; while from the DfT, we report on the folly of abandoning MOT Tests on 1970s ‘bangers’ - hardly ‘historic’ vehicles!…

22. Consultant’s Casebook – More tips from MOT Consultant Eamonn Loney – Eamonn points out the importance of check lists, and how making notes and transferring them to the MOT computer could make the difference between a warning and a two-year ban; he also reminds AEs of the need to keep an eye on those IP addresses…

24. Product Review: Diagnostic Equipment – Diagnostic Equipment – GEA’s Dave Garratt overviews the current technology, tackling engine diagnostics, electronic system diagnostics and finally touching on the ‘connected car’. Followed by the usual buyer’s guide to current equipment…

 


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MOT Testing 91 – Nov 2016 - Feb 2016
Sample Issue In the November - February 2017 issue Fee increase ‘Consultation’ but no fee increase yet – The August ’16 issue of MOT Testing carried a headline referring to…
MOT Testing 90 – Aug 2016 - Oct 2016
Sample Issue In the August - October 2016 issue DVSA rakes in £11M: – DVSA is retaining surpluses of £11M, while Testing Stations are doing more and more more for…
MOT Testing 89 – May 2016 - July 2016
Sample Issue In the May - July 2016 issue MOT Training Revolution, Here are the details: – The NTTA is no more; to “raise professionalism” and in answer to the…
MOT Testing 88 – February 2016 - April 2016
Sample Issue In the February 2016 issue The MOT Fee – when will    it be reviewed? – Regular MOT Fee reviews are a distant memory, as is the last fee…
MOT Testing 87 – November 2015 - January 2016
Sample Issue In the November 2015 issue What is going on with diesel emissions Testing? –  Do Testing Stations properly MOT test diesel engines for smoke emissions?– With one hand…
MOT Testing 86 – August - October 2015
Sample Issue In the August 2015 issue Once again the MOT Test is employed as a political device – Is it becoming a political tradition? – The new government is…
MOT Testing 85 – May - July 2015
MOT Testing Magazine 85 – May - July 2015 Sample Issue Lead Article: Web-based MOTs – the new MOT age is dawningThe question is: “Are you ready?” – If you’re not,…
MOT Testing 84 – Feb - April 2015
MOT Testing Magazine 84 – February 2015 Sample Issue Lead Article: MOT Training – Is MOT training finally about to be updated at last? 4. Testing Times – News from…
MOT Testing 83 – November 2014
This is a sample of MOT Testing Magazine 83 – partial articles only – See online PDF below. To download the full copy of the magazine or view the content…
MOT Testing 82 – August 2014
This is a sample of MOT Testing Magazine 82 – partial articles only – See online PDF below. To download the full copy of the magazine or view the content…
MOT Testing 81 – May 2014
 This is a sample of MOT Testing Magazine 81 – partial articles only – See online PDF below. To download the full copy of the magazine or view the content…
MOT Testing 76 – February 2013
This is a sample of MOT Testing Magazine 76 – partial articles only (INCLUDES PAGE 6 MISSING FROM PRINT VERSION). See online PDF below. To download the full copy of…
MOT Testing 75 – November 2012
This is a sample of MOT Testing Magazine 75 – partial articles only. See online PDF below. To download the full copy of the magazine or view the content online…
MOT Testing 74 – August 2012
This is a sample of MOT Testing Magazine 73 – partial articles only. See online PDF below. To download the full copy of the magazine or view the content online…
MOT Testing 73 – May 2012
This is a sample of MOT Testing Magazine 73 – partial articles only. See online PDF below. To download the full copy of the magazine or view the content online…
MOT Testing 72 – February 2012
This is a sample of MOT Testing Magazine 72 – partial articles only. See online PDF below. To download the full copy of the magazine or view the content online…
MOT Testing 71 – November 11
This is a sample of MOT Testing Magazine 71 – partial articles only. See online PDF below. To download the full copy of the magazine or view the content online…