DVSA say "we've
published two guides for the public"
on MOTs due before 30th March 2020
on MOTs due from 30th March 2020
DVSA say "we
have published guidance on providing MOT tests during the COVID-19
outbreak for garages and MOT test centres".
guidance for garages
rules on MOT testing for light vehicles
Due to the unfolding COVID-19 situation, cars and vans and motorcycles
due their MOT from 30th March 2020 will have their MOT extended
by 6 months. This will continue until confirmed otherwise.
This will allow vehicle owners to continue to be able to get
to work where this absolutely cannot be done from home or do
Vehicles must be kept in a roadworthy condition and drivers
can be prosecuted if they drive an unsafe vehicle.
Guidance for MOT garages
The Government has extended the requirement for certain businesses
to close, but garages are allowed to stay open. This is to make
sure that essential vehicle maintenance and repair to keep vehicles,
goods and key workers moving and safe can continue.