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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

Official Jpurnal of the European Union Legislation DirectivesEU MOT Changes Document
Please note this is the full document. The third item, starting on p.51 is the relevant section.



 Suspension play
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).


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