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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 May 2017 issue

DfT manipulates road death figures – Understating deaths and injuries, overstating the benefit to motorists; the public trusts and respects the MOT as it is, so why is the DfT ignoring its own figures to make 4-1-1 appear ‘safe’? Jim Punter reports…

Fee review stalled – Seven years without a fee increase: The MOT Test has become more complex and time-consuming to carry out, computerisation costs, and now training costs have been transferred to Testing Stations, yet VTSs are expected to absorb these costs out of a fixed fee. How long before garages start going out of business?

Testing Times – News from the MOT industry: Breaking MOT news in this section includes Slot Fee refund?; Vehicle Safety Recalls; NTDA urge tread depth of 3mm; Maintenance and the MOT; 4th year Repair shock…

Topical Tips – MOT Club’s John Ashton warns AEs to keep track of all Testers who are registered on their system, and to make sure they are removed when no longer active…

Readers’ Letters – More letters from the Editor’s postbag – In this edition: Security question is security loophole; Tow bar and damper decisions; Portuguese MOTs; Cherished plate transfer problems and How insecure must a battery be?…

Spotlight On:  – DfT, DVSA and the MOT – With up to 90,000 people involved in the MOT, only the BT group is larger in terms of employment. So how is it all administered by DfT and their agency DVSA?…

DVSA and DfT News – More news from the DVSA and the DfT – The DVSA 5-year Plan; the return of VSI; Manual updates, plus News from DfT: Historic Vehicles; 4-1-1 and the Fee Consultation…

Consultant’s Casebook – More tips from MOT Consultant Eamonn Loney – Password protocol; Eamonn repeats John Ashton’s advice to be cautious regarding password security, and  gives some practical advice; DVSA’s roadside checks have thrown up some corrosion issues which need attention; and finally, where Advisories are to be given, DVSA are clearing up their advice…

Product Review:– MOT Training Service Providers – Training problems? Look no further. A hot topic, and one which we thought our subscribers would find timely and informative; following a brief update of the new training requirements, a round up of some of the leading training providers…


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MOT Testing 93 – May 2017
Sample Issue In the May 2017 issue DfT manipulates road death figures – Understating deaths and injuries, overstating the benefit to motorists; the public trusts and respects the MOT as it…
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…