Update to the EU Poposed Road Worthiness Test

There has been an update to the EU proposed road worthiness test definition of a historic vehicle which goes some way to allaying the fears of most of our members. (we published details back in January) At a meeting of the EU the definition was revised to read: Vehicle of Historic Interest means any vehicle which is considered to be historic by ...

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An Interesting Fact, a Tricky Question and a Warning

Interesting fact. Quite a lot of the private hire and taxi industry do not seem to like the wedding car industry. Of those responding to the recent Law Commission proposals through their trade body, the National Private Hire Association, 70.55% wanted wedding cars to become fully licensed as private hire cars. Also 60% wanted funeral cars to becom...

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The EU proposed European Road Worthiness Test

The Europe wide Road Worthiness Test The draft European wide MOT proposals have come under serious scrutiny in recent times. One of the most onerous suggestions was to outlaw the modification of classic and vintage cars.  This would mean that replacing an engine with a later one or modifying the existing one would mean failure. The same would ap...

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Wedding Car MOTs Update

As promised Classic Car Weekly's Article on the MOT Situation. Remember without an MOT you won't be able to prove to clients your cars are roadworthy and if you can't prove it to them you can't prove it to the police. If they have reason to suspect your car is unsafe, they could impound your car while they do their own safety checks. Play safe ...

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Good News Hot off the Press

MOT tests are available for all cars Vintage, Classic or Modern from Monday Finally confirmation that from exemption day (Monday 18th November) we can all still get full MOTs from our usual local MOT Testing Centre. I understand the cost will remain the same. If you decide to go the exemption route and not test (vehicles registered prior to 7th ...

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