DVSA issues MOT guidance on inspection manual changes

Agency reveals new failures and inspection changes in listed format

DVSA issues MOT guidance on inspection manual changes
The MOT inspection manual will change from 20 May 2018 and will feature more sections and a revised order. Image: Bigstock.

The DVSA has this month published guidance for MOT testers on changes to the MOT inspection manual which will come into force on May 20, 2018.

The DVSA’s guide outlines new items that must be tested from May 20, 2018, defects that will no longer cause an MOT test fail and explains what’s changed in most sections of the MOT inspection manual – including new failures, new or changed inspection, and improved or changed information.

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The publication is likely to be welcomed by testers across the country who have calling for a simple break down of the changes.

Commenting on the GW forum last month, GW reader Scott said: “We as MOT testers are not given a list of the new changes.

“[It] does not make sense why we are kept in the dark.

“A list of every previous fail/advise items should also be shown on the screen as we log a vehicle on to the system.”

The new MOT inspection, which features additional sections and a revised order, is available to view online.

Find guidance on MOT inspection manual changes by clicking ‘more details’ below.

Share your comments on the changes below this article.

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    Joe Crocker

    To little to late. We are now being bombarded with too little information on a major upgrade of the mot test. So yet again the mot tester has to know it all or get points / banned.

    Thank you dvsa.

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