This consultation ran from 3 November 2011 12:00am to
26 January 2012 11:45pm
The department is proposing to exempt vehicles of historic interest from statutory MOT testing.
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.