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January 31, 2020 at 11:33 am #190836Mike Ruff, GW editorKeymaster
A fifth of cars are late for their MOT because drivers think they can’t afford it, DVSA research shows. Last January over half a million cars had a la
[See the full post at: Motorists urged not to ignore minor MOT fails and advisories]January 31, 2020 at 2:45 pm #190861Paul TaylorGuest
When will VOSA wake up 90% of drivers will not spend money on their cars all they ask is DID IT FAIL?? answer NO!! SO WHY DO I NEED TO SPEND MONEY ON THE ADVISORIES “The car has been deemed safe!!! by a higher trusted source”. We are not allowed to tell persuade/explain to them as you then get tarred with a very nasty money grabbing brush.
All they worry about is, IT’s PASSED IT’s MOT its running fine. So why do they need to service it, when many of them believe the MOT is as good or better than a as a service
In my eyes the test is a farce when you can fail a car on a faulty number plate bulb or similar petty item but not a worn steering joint or similar which will/can get dangerous very quickly.January 31, 2020 at 4:22 pm #190864HootersGuest
I derive a sadistic pleasure when having ‘advised’ the customer of impending problems, I am obviously ignored and the vehicle returns the worse for wear (literally).
Approximately 9 out of 10 vehicles return at some stage with the defects still evident.
Me? No conscience, no sympathy, and tired of wasting my breath!February 3, 2020 at 8:46 am #190868RobGuest
Are the DVSA forgetting that its them that have set the Mot to be the mot to be the minimum standard at time of test, raise the standard its simpleFebruary 11, 2020 at 6:33 pm #191435Philip DunmoreGuest
Urging is not going to have much effect. A bit of traffic policing might help.February 12, 2020 at 12:34 pm #191432DougalGuest
While we are on the subject of M.O.Ts.
April 6th will be the tenth anniversary of the setting of the current Test Fee.
In that time your MP has enjoyed a pay rise of over 25%.
I am not suggesting that MPs are over paid, they do a difficult job but so do MOT testers.
IT IS TIME WE TOOK ACTION !!