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MOT Testing Magazine 96, February 2018
Link to ‘Find your MP’ website HERE
Download Government’s Response and Summary to 4-1-1 Outcome HERE
Download DVSA/MOT Trade Service Level Agreement (SLA) HERE
Corrigendum: Testing Times, p4 “4-1-1 is Dead”, first sentence should read “On 18th January…”
MOT Testing Magazine 92 February 2017
4-1-1 Lead article. An analysis of the 4-1-1 Consultation will be posted on this website shortly.
DVSA Matters. Trade User Group Meetings. Neil Barlow Presentation here.
MOT Testing Magazine 91 November 2016
Testing Times, MOT News Snippets, House of Lords inquiry into ‘driverless’ cars.
MOT Testing Magazine 84 February 2015
VOSA Matters – Computer switchover links
Full instructions on how to add, check and update all kinds of VTS email addresses are available on the following link:
Readers can find all the information they need about MOT Modernisation and the new MOT Testing service by reading the documents listed under DVSA’s MOT Modernisation section on the GOV.UK website on the following link:
If AEs, NTs or other people in other VTS roles have any issues or queries related to any of this, then contact DVSA staff at the MOT Modernisation Project at
To keep up to date with the latest news and updates about MOT Modernisation and the new web-based MOT computer, sign up for email alerts from DVSA’s Matters of Testing blog which is available on the following link:
MOT Testing 81 May 2014
EU MOT Changes Document
Please note this is the full document. The third item, starting on p.51 is the relevant section.
Short clip illustrating play in suspension components which was not detectable
using current UK MOT ‘shaker plate’ equipment
(this will open in a YouTube window).