MOT Testing 97 – May 2018

MOT Testing 97 May 2018

Sample Issue The PDF at the foot this page shows partial pages of  MOT Testing Magazine. In the May 2018 issue MOT’s biggest shake-up in decades – A new Tester’s Manual, new Test classes, new diesel testing limits –  it’s going to be a confusing time for AEs, Testers, VEs and motorists alike. Jim Punter provides an overview of the…

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Current Magazine Content

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This page contains files, web links and documents referred to in the current edition of MOT Testing Magazine. Links referred to under past editions may have been moved or expired. 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…

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MOT Testing 96 – February 2018

Sample Issue The PDF at the foot this page shows partial pages of  MOT Testing Magazine. In the February 2018 issue 1. 4-1-1 ‘Rejected’ – Once again the periodicity of the MOT has been put up for change, and once again the proposal has been rejected. The argument for increasing the period between when a vehicle is new and its…

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MOT Testing 95 – November 2017

Sample Issue The PDF at the foot this page shows partial pages of  MOT Testing Magazine. In the November 2017 issue 1. No MOT leadership – Since Alastair Peoples’ departure in October 2015 there has been no effective leadership from DVTS or DfT of the 21,000 plus MOT businesses carrying out the UK’s vehicle safety checks. The closest the MOT industry has…

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MOT Testing 94 – August 2017

Sample Issue The PDF at the foot this page shows partial pages of  MOT Testing Magazine. In the August 2017 issue Government MOT policies – The Government’s MOT policies since 2005 have ensured that it is all but impossible for MOT Testing Stations to make a profit; allowing more businesses into the scheme, passing computer and training costs onto garages…

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MOT Testing 93 – May 2017

Sample Issue The PDF at the foot this page shows partial pages of  MOT Testing Magazine. 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…

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MOT Testing 92 – Feb 2017

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Sample Issue The PDF at the foot this page shows partial pages of  MOT Testing Magazine. In the Feb 2017 issue 4-1-1 MOT Consultation – It seems the DfT has time for everything except reviewing the MOT fee. Even ‘Brexit’ has been used as a reason for not getting around to it. Now in another blow to hard pressed Testing…

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MOT Testing 91 – Nov 2016

Single Issue Subscription In the Nov 2016 – Feb 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…

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MOT Testing 90 – Aug 2016

Sample Issue The PDF at the foot this page shows partial pages of  MOT Testing Magazine. In the Aug – October 2016 issue DVSA rakes in £11M: – DVSA is retaining surpluses of £11M, while Testing Stations are doing more and more more for the same fee, and they are having to fund extra equipment into the bargain – is…

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MOT Testing 89 – May 2016

Sample Issue The PDF at the foot this page shows partial pages of  MOT Testing Magazine. In the May 2016 issue MOT Training Revolution, Here are the details: – The NTTA is no more; to “raise professionalism” and in answer to the trade’s demands: These are among the reasons why training has been reviewed and finally updated. Editor Jim Punter…

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MOT Testing 88 – February 2016

Sample Issue The PDF at the foot this page shows partial pages of  MOT Testing Magazine. 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 increase. There are many reasons why the MOT Fee should be increased – why do successive…

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MOT Testing 87 – November 2015

Sample Issue The PDF at the foot this page shows partial pages of  MOT Testing Magazine. 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 the government is passing legislation to reduce emissions, and with the other it seems to be…

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MOT Testing 86 – August 2015

Sample Issue The PDF at the foot this page shows partial pages of  MOT Testing Magazine. 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 extending a vehicle’s first MOT to its fourth year. Once again, the already hard pressed MOT…

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MOT Testing 85 – May 2015

MOT Testing 85

Sample Issue The PDF at the foot this page shows partial pages of  MOT Testing Magazine. In the May 2015 issue Lead Article: Web-based MOTs – the new MOT age is dawning The question is: “Are you ready?” – If you’re not, you should be working on it as a matter of urgency. Jim Punter has visited DVSA in Bristol…

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MOT Testing 84 – Feb 2015

Sample Issue The PDF at the foot this page shows partial pages of  MOT Testing Magazine. In the February 2015 issue Lead Article: MOT Training – Is MOT training finally about to be updated at last? 4.    Testing Times    –    News from the MOT industry: A possible requirement for MOT Testers to check whether ‘original parts’ have been replaced on…

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MOT Testing 83 – November 2014

Sample Issue The PDF at the foot this page shows partial pages of  MOT Testing Magazine. November 2014 issue 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 online go to the subscriptions page. We give the MOT a…

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MOT Testing 82 – August 2014

Sample Issue The PDF at the foot this page shows partial pages of  MOT Testing Magazine. MOT Testing 82 – August 2014 More MOT rules from the EC    –    EC-driven MOT changes keep coming – But to what purpose? Road safety? – marginally …the environment? – ineffectively …to satisfy big business’s lobbying for stand-alone Testing? We wonder… Testing Times    –  …

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MOT Testing 81 – May 2014

Sample Issue The PDF at the foot this page shows partial pages of  MOT Testing Magazine. MOT Testing 81 – May 2014 Sample issue: Web-based MOT Testing by 2015 Becoming an MOT Tester Testing Times: New EU Regulations Spotlight: MOT Testing Technology Product Review – Headlamp Testing Equipment PLUS Testing Times, VOSA Matters, Consultant’s Casebook and much more… Click here…

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