DVSA launches investigation into tester who left insulting MOT advisory

Smart car advisory now removed after DVSA deem it "completely unacceptable"

DVSA launches investigation into tester who left insulting MOT advisory

The DVSA has removed an insulting advisory from its MOT history service and has said that it is investigating the matter further.

The Smart car had failed its test in 2015 because the bulb that illuminates the registration plate wasn’t working.

However the tester also entered an advisory underneath, stating: “Driver looks like a proper c*nt.”

The advisory has now been removed.

Neil Barlow, DVSA’s head of vehicle engineering said: “The comment posted on the MOT history service is completely unacceptable and has now been removed.

“We are investigating this further.

“Since 2017, there has been a profanity filter in place to stop MOT testers being able to include these words on a certificate.”

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This topic contains 11 replies, has 2 voices, and was last updated by  Fraz Zaman 2 months, 3 weeks ago.

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  • #183840 Reply

    David

    Is it not time the government started looking more seriously at the types of characters they let into a professional trade!

    #183841 Reply

    Andrew MacCredie

    I hope the tester gets charged for removing the advisory and collects a few points along the way. I believe this is a disciplinary offence now to cause harassment and distress to vp’s (However much some deserve it!!)
    Andrew

    #183842 Reply

    David

    Showing that level of maturity
    what on earth is he
    doing near someone’s car!
    I guess this is going to turn
    Out to be his mates car and it
    was supposed to be a private joke
    but has turned out anything but!!

    #183843 Reply

    This is my whole point about dodgy and unprofessional people doing this job.
    I hope DVSA give him points and a fine.
    The manual advisory is our life line so why abuse it?

    #183844 Reply

    luke warr

    oh come on this is got to be the best use for mot advise

    #183845 Reply

    luke warr

    *has

    #183846 Reply

    Philip Dunmore

    The profanity filter caught me out when
    I tried to advise of a screw in a tyre. Ended
    up with “Helical fixing device”. Device
    wasn’t strictly necessary but it is a DVSA
    favourite term.

    #183849 Reply

    Mike

    I wondered if anybody would get on and do this… as in, Dvsa. Good thing in my mind.

    #183850 Reply

    dora zhang

    we are specialized in battery charger and battery tester,if you like,contact me soon.

    #183853 Reply

    martin

    Shame they didn’t act as quickly to sort the manual out and rectify the spelling mistakes appalling grammar and omissions.

    #184022 Reply

    Fraz Zaman

    I think manual advisorys should be removed anyway and more options on thevts for non testable items.

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