How often is an MOT or a Service?
- A MOT is every 12 months from the first date it was issued on vehicles aged 3 or above.
A vehicle service is recommended every 12 months.
Is an MOT or service a legal requirement?
- Vehicles aged 3 or above are legally obliged to have an annual MOT which is enforced by DVSA (Driver and Vehicle Standards Agency).
A service is not compulsory, although we do recommend it to improve the safety of your vehicle on the road.
What’s included in an MOT or a Service?
- An accredited person by DVSA inspects your vehicle during an MOT – this includes the exterior, interior and under the bonnet.
A service requires checking your vehicle is safe on the road, stripping mechanical parts and adding components where needed.
What is the purpose of an MOT or a Service?
- The purpose of a MOT is to check your vehicle is roadworthy and meets the minimum safety standards and levels of exhaust emissions.
A service plays a vital role in maintaining your vehicle’s safety.