Insurance And Tax Are Needed For Mot Test
Before you can tax your vehicle you must have suitable insurance cover set up and if necessary, the vehicle must be MOT tested. The wrong Insurance cover, a past due MOT, insurance declarations that are inaccurate, lost or late arriving, these can all prevent you from taxing your vehicle on time.
Insurance cover is needed on your vehicle
Keeping in mind the end goal to tax your vehicle, you must have insurance cover which:
- Covers you against outsider cases for death or damage and injury to property created by using the vehicle;
- Covers the using of the vehicle for taxing purposes;
- Is substantial on the day the tax disc comes into power.
The insurance policy for your vehicle may permit you to drive whatever other vehicle with the owner’s authorization. Then again, your policy can’t be utilized as confirmation of suitable insurance to tax some other vehicle.
On the off chance that your insurance cover for taxing intentions is not clear, you may need to give extra evidence. For that reason contact your insurance agency for counsel.
You must create a MOT test certificate that is legitimate on the day the tax disc comes into power. A certificate that expires on the last day of the month canâ€™t be utilized if the tax disc is to begin on the first day of the next month. The endorsement must be unique, a photocopy is not worthy.
Get copies from any MOT testing station. You will need to give the vehicle registration check and reference number indicated on your registration certificate.
A MOT test is required every year for:
- Cars, motorcycles, caravans and light goods vehicles that are over three years of age;
- Passenger carrying vehicles with more than eight seats and cabs (excluding private contract vehicles) that are over one year old.
Check the expiry date of your present MOT online or by calling the MOT status check administration .
If MOT or insurance expire
In the event that you mean to renew your vehicle tax you ought to do as such before your present tax disc expires. In any case, this isnâ€™t constantly conceivable on the off chance that you are waiting for insurance or getting a MOT for your vehicle.
You will be submitting an offense on the off chance that you use or keep your vehicle on public street without a present tax disc. In the event that you canâ€™t get a tax disc, you must evacuate your vehicle off the street.
You will have 14 days to get a tax disc or make a Statutory Off Road Notification, while your vehicle is off the street.
Untaxed vehicle to a MOT test
You can drive your vehicle to and from a prearranged test at a MOT test station if you have sufficient insurance cover set up for the utilization of that vehicle.
This is likewise for vehicles being driven to and from a prearranged test at a Vehicle Inspection Check test station, an approved weight testing station and diminished pollution test.