Schedule an MOT Test near Rayleigh.

For the majority of vehicles older than three years, an MOT test is a yearly examination that is necessary in the United Kingdom. The MOT test is designed to ensure that vehicles meet minimum safety and environmental standards and includes a number of areas, including the quality of the brakes, lighting, steering, and suspension as well as the exhaust emissions.

Who Issues An MOT Certificate?

The MOT test, which normally takes an hour to complete, must be performed at an official testing facility such as Quick Fix Garage in Wickford. A certificate, known as a MOT certificate, is provided upon successful completion of the test, and it is valid for a period of one year beginning on the test date. If the vehicle fails the test, a list of the defective or ineffective parts will be provided, and the car will then need to be rectified and retested.

What Could Happen If I Don’t Have A Current MOT Certificate?

Severe fines could be imposed if you are found operating a vehicle on a public road without a current MOT certificate. Driving without a current MOT can result in a £1,000 fine, six points on your licence and the possibility of having your car confiscated. Driving without a valid MOT certificate could also affect your ability to obtain car insurance, as many insurers demand a valid MOT certificate in order to provide coverage.

It’s important to keep in mind that even if your car has a valid MOT certificate, you must always ensure that it is kept in good condition and is safe to drive. This requires regular checks on things like tyre pressure, tread depth, and the operation of all lights and signals.

Why Trust Quick Fix Garage To Complete Your MOT Test?

For more than 30 years, Quick Fix Garage has served the Wickford community by offering MOTs, tyres, and car repairs to thousands of clients. Since then, we’ve built a solid reputation and are the go-to company for customers who need assistance with their vehicles. Our location is at Quick Fix Garage, 69 Runwell Road, SS11 7HL, which is directly across from Wickford Memorial Park in the centre of Wickford.