MOT Checks - What's Included?
Vehicle identification number. Age first test certificate required (in years)
Registration plate: Condition, security, legibility and format of letters/numbers
Lights: Condition, operation, security and correct colour. The headlamps will also be checked to see if the aim is correct
Steering and suspension: Condition, operation, security and correct colour.
Wipers and washers: Operate to give the driver a clear view of the road
Doors: Open and close. Latch securely in closed position. Front doors should open from inside and outside the vehicle. Rear doors may need to be opened to gain access to testable items
Windscreen: Condition and drivers view of the road
Horn: Correct operation and type
Seatbelts: All seatbelts installed are checked for type, condition, operation and security. All compulsory seatbelts must be in place