Impact assessment

Removing MOT requirements for historic vehicles

Reviews proposals allowing vehicles made before 1960 to be exempt from statutory MOT tests.

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


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.

Published 3 November 2011