Consultation outcome

Historic vehicles MOT exemption review

This consultation was published under the 2010 to 2015 Conservative and Liberal Democrat coalition government

This consultation has concluded

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Summary of consultation responses and government response

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Original consultation

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Summary

The department is proposing to exempt vehicles of historic interest from statutory MOT testing.

Documents

Historic vehicles MOT exemption review consultation document

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Final impact assessment

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Consultation description

The government proposed to exempt vehicles of historic interest (vehicles manufactured prior to 1 January 1960) from statutory MOT test, as allowed under Article 4(2) of the EU Directive 2009/40/EC, and bring the age of vehicles requiring the statutory MOT test in line with The Goods Vehicles (Plating and Testing) Regulations 1988. The purpose of this consultation was to invite views on this proposal.