Impact assessment

Impact assessment for historic vehicle MOT exemption review

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Impact assessment of the proposal to exempt historic vehicles from MOT requirement.


Impact assessment

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Impact assessment of the proposal 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.